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At its height in the 1980s the magazine had about one million subscribers, and Trowbridge wanted to continue expanding. The company bought Alaska magazine, Texas Business, and ASTA Travel News, a trade publication for travel agents.
Shortly after the purchase of Texas Business, the Texan economy suffered an oil bust. Both Texas Business and ASTA Travel News shuttered by the end of the '80s.
Courtesy of Yankee Magazine