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Newspapers & Magazines

Newspaper & magazines category management advice

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The UK’s newspaper market has huge potential and no other category produces a different product every day, so there’s always something new to discuss. How much do you know about the category?
Indies have an important role in newspaper sales

Almost 40% of regional titles have increased their cover prices this year, new figures have revealed, as retailers hit out at two publishers for not sharing the benefits of higher prices. Audit Bureau of Circulations...
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...