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Newspaper & magazines category management advice

cut-off times

Retailers want ban on newspapers’ cut-off extensions

Nine out of 10 retailers believe extensions to newspapers’ cut-off times should be banned, an NFRN poll shows. The survey of 300 retailers was carried out after publishers agreed a localised extension of 45 minutes...
tesco

Tesco to axe half its Heineken range in response to Brexit price hike threat

Tesco has delisted half its Heineken products as it continues its fight against Brexit price hikes. In response to the Dutch brewer’s threat of a price increase of 6p a pint, Tesco announced it will...

London newsagent Wardour News’ YouTube fame

A London newsagent is set to feature in a YouTube vlog for the third time, with his last appearance on a channel that has more than one million followers. Wardour News first featured in a...
Shopkins

A fast moving line, make Shopkins at home in your store

Shopkins need little introduction to retailers following the success of previous collections featuring the characters based around stores, grocery, fashion, bags, baskets, backpacks and more. Now they’re back in a brand new collection from Topps....
Daily Mail price

Saturday Mail price rises to £1

The Daily Mail has announced its first price increase on its Saturday edition for five years. The paper will increase from 90p to £1 on Saturday 8 October, with cash margins rising to 21p per...
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Quiz: How well do you know your newspapers?

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?
Belfast Telegraph, price rice, retailer margin, margin cut

Are cover price rises on regional papers impacting your 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

8 top titles you need in your magazine range

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

Magazines to go positive for first time in 10 years

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

How the partworks process has been improved

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 –...