Magazine advertising pages up 3.1% in July 2005

July 2005 magazine ad pages totaled 16,236, up 3.1% from July 2004, the Publishers Information Bureau said. Hair products and accessories, concessions and snacks, and personal hygiene products chiefly drove the increase. Reported advertising revenue for July 2005 also increased by 10.1% when compared to last July, edging out at $1,513,895,866.