Nunavut, Canada — While Santa’s helpers ready good cheer for the globe, “Team Duffy” - Beth, Dan, and their two children Rachel and Eddie in Ontario, Canada have marshalled a continental response to airlift over 3,000 magazines and comics to Inuit children and families north of the Arctic Circle in Nunavut, Canada for literacy. Continue reading
The International Periodical Distributors Association (IPDA), issued its long-awaited white paper on "Use of Point of Sale (POS) Data with Control Sets in a Scan Based Trading (SBT) Environment." The document is available on IPDA's website, ipdahome.org or CLICK HERE
IPDA president Jerry Lynch says, "This document is a suggested best practice. It is up the individual channel members to deter their implementation strategy and associated policies."
The Monsignor Robert Fox Memorial Shelter Party will not be held in 2013. Father Ray Byrne, the catalyst behind the event passed away earlier this year. PBAA and our members thank the Curtis Circulation Company for hosting such a wonderful, meaningful and generous industry event that has helped and touched so many lives for 28 years.
The party may be over but the shelter still needs your help!
Donations (made payable to Monsignor Robert Fox Memorial Shelter) should be sent to:
Monsignor Robert Fox Memorial Shelter
111 East 117th Street
New York, NY 10035
Attention: Sister Florence Speth, Director
Thank you for your help, kindness and continued support at this holiday season.
By Karlene Lukovitz, IPDA Daily Publishing & Retail News
Shifting demographics, consumer needs and shopping behaviors, combined with digital technology, are driving seismic shifts in the retail industry.
Strategies for driving consumer purchases and loyalty—or "shopper activation"—including impulse marketing and merchandising, are being transformed along with store formats, category mixes and in-store services offerings.
In a seminar hosted by PBAA and IPDA, RetailNet Group (RNG) VP research and publishing Tim O'Connor offered insights on the megatrends affecting the retail industry, with emphasis on the revolution in shopper activation and the associated risks and opportunities for the magazine category.
On Thursday, October 24th, with over two-hundred people in attendance at the 10th Annual Frank E. Herrera dinner in support of the 25 Year Club, PBAA’s own, Lisa Scott, Executive Director of PBAA was honored and recognized for her long time support of the single copy newsstand / magazine industry and the 25 Year Club.