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Newspapers & Magazines

Newspaper & magazines category management advice

abc figures 2016

The latest ABC figures for the magazine market are out, but do you know which launches have hit the heights of the sales charts, what the big trend in kids' titles is, or which...
magazines

Marketforce has predicted the magazine market will return to revenue growth towards the end of 2017 for the first time in 10 years. Research carried out by Marketforce showed that the long-term decline in magazine retail...
partworks

New measures are being introduced to the partworks supply chain to improve communication and copy allocation following frequent complaints from retailers. A new partworks launch form, which will give retailers more details about launches –...
News Retail Plus

Retailers have welcomed the launch of News UK’s new website, which it says will help reposition the image of news and make it more relevant to customers and retailers. News Retail Plus, which launched yesterday,...
Daily express and daily star

Northern & Shell is increasing the price of the Daily Express and Daily Star, with percentage terms remaining the same, based on the new cover prices. Taking effect on 23 July, the weekday editions of...

Retailer viewpoint: Jon Powell, The Newsagent, Newport One of the most important lessons I’ve learned as a retailer is if you need help, ask for it. I first started selling newspapers and magazines in a...

News UK is relaunching its retailer website and introducing a marketing app for independent stores. Launching next month, News Retail Plus will give retailers access to resources including personalised sales data, live reports and an...
puzzle mags

Independent and symbol group retailers have the opportunity to sell £2.6m worth of puzzle magazines this summer. The forecast comes from Frontline, whose recent data analysis showed the total puzzle market was worth £44,500,000 in...
Menzies Distribution

Union members working for Menzies Distribution have voted to strike for the first time over ‘pitiful’ pay offer. Unite members voted with 86 per cent in favour of strike action and by 91 per cent...

Independent retailers experienced sales uplifts of up to 50% during Hello! Magazine’s last promotion. The sales increase follows the publisher sending out PoS packs to 750 independent stores which had the highest sales of Hello!...