Company

Full-service magazine distribution with a forward-looking tradition

Our 50 years of experience as a service provider in distributing magazines is our strength, which, combined with innovative ideas from our experienced team, makes us unbeatable in the future of media, right down to the digital sector. As a modern full-service distribution service provider, we offer additional know-how and synergies from various different publishing areas in magazine distribution through close-knit cooperation with our parent company, the Bauer Media Group.
2018
VU’s 50 year company anniversary
2015
Relocation of the entire of the company’s head office from Walluf (Wiesbaden) to Hamburg. Objective: to improve collaboration with IT/market observation/scheduling and sales representatives based in Hamburg
2015
Expansion of the title portfolio to include English-speaking titles
2011
The new brand image is released together with an extended range of services. VU becomes a full-service magazine distributor
2011
VU opens an office in Hamburg to strengthen collaboration and to build up and expand important areas such as the sales representative and scheduling teams
2010
Collaboration with parent company Bauer Media Group is strengthened to make expertise and resources from a large publisher available to clients
2000
Relocation to Walluf (Wiesbaden)
2000
Technology department outsourced to an external service provider to be able to focus on the core business more intensively
1984
Distribution centre purchased in Walluf (Wiesbaden)
1970
The Bauer Media Group becomes VU’s sole shareholder
1968
VU Verlagsunion is founded by the Bauer Media Group (Hamburg) and Kauka Verlag (Munich) on 1 July (Wiesbaden) as a joint magazine distributor