I've seen this happen a lot, not only with publications, but, even some printshops and other businesses. A new ownership group buys a business, and, puts some bean-counters in charge that don't know what they're doing for the sole purpose of making money. They have no passion for the business, and, as a result, usually goes out of business in short order.
I know the main purpose of every business is to make money, but, a lesson I learned after many years of chasing a dollar, is this: Start, buy, or own a business because you are passionate about it, and, the money will take care of itself.
The Push To Be a More Versatile Printer
As the printing industry continues to evolve, printers face the challenge of becoming more agile and responsive to meet fast-paced changes in technology and the increasingly varied demands.