about us

A storied history. A bold vision for the future.
Founded in 1925, Lebhar-Friedman is a leading media and marketing company servicing the retail industry, home building, pharmacy, and targeted consumer markets.

Diverse, forward-thinking, and committed to excellence — our staff delivers award-winning content and high-impact marketing products across all media channels.

Learn more about our integrated media brands and creative services.


Editorial excellence. Industry-shaping content.

Lebhar-Friedman’s cross-platform brands deliver insightful, up-to-the-minute information to highly motivated audiences. From leading B2B decision-makers to savvy consumers, we earn our readers through our commitment to excellence.

Digital Media


  • Diamond-Friedman (Japan)
  • Ediciones Y Estudios (Spain)

Connecting industry leaders.

Lebhar-Friedman, Inc. recognizes that face-to-face meetings will always be a driving force in business. Our live event planning professionals ensure flawless, time-sensitive execution and maximum results at events both large and small.

Pro Dealer
Executive SPECS
DSN Industry Summit
Retail Clinician Congress


Precision focus.  Creative force.

There is no shortage of agencies that promise life-changing creative, but how many have deep knowledge of your industry built into their DNA?

We know the inner workings of the retail business like no one else — and not only in the U.S., but in Spain and Japan.

That’s not to say we don’t deliver cutting-edge art and copy. But unlike a lot of creative marketers, we know how vertical channels operate, and we use this as the foundation for everything we do.

Integrated marketing

  • Online campaigns
  • Interactive
  • Email marketing
  • Microsites
  • Print
  • Custom publishing
Emerging media

  • Social media
  • Mobile
  • App development
  • Custom content
Strategy & Tech

  • Web development
  • Audience development
  • Content management

Lebhar-Friedman is a family-run business. We encourage and support a diverse work environment that is dynamic, collaborative and entrepreneurial.  We’re always on the lookout for talented, passionate, forward-thinking media professionals. If you are interested in joining us in our mission of constant growth and 21st century market leadership, please email a resume in Word or PDF format to careers@lf.com.

contact us

Lebhar-Friedman, Inc.
425 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10022
Phone: 212-756-5000
James Kauhl
Phone: 603-432-4077
Chain Store Age
Gary Esposito
Phone: 212-756-5118
Drug Store News
Wayne Bennet
Phone: 212-756-5157
Home Channel News
Jack Brannigan
Phone: 847-998-6246
Retailing Today
Bruce Smith
Midwest Regional Manager
Phone: 312-645-5080