The newsstand magazine business "recovered" somewhat in the fourth quarter of 2014, following the demise of Source Interlink Distribution at the end of May, which significantly impacted second and third quarter magazine sales at newsstand. Second half 2014 dollar sales across all titles declined at a similar rate as the audited titles, about 14.2%. Continue reading
It does not take a genius to know that there is no magazine media without magazines and if I may add, there are no magazines without ink on paper. Inherent in the definition of the word magazine since 1731, is the fact that it is a printed bound product made from ink and paper.
Magazines were never referred to as such because of the fact that they are ink on paper publications. The name magazine was a descriptive adjective of a collective printed experience that did not need to be identified by the process of printing or the smell of the ink. Continue reading
Distripress strongly condemned the murderous attack on the offices of French satirical publisher Charlie Hebdo in Paris in a statement last week.
"We join the global outrage at this atrocity and see this as not only being a brutal and cowardly act against the French publisher and its innocent staff but as an attack on freedom of the press generally. Distripress members want to express their shock at this barbaric act and to send their sympathy and condolences to the victims and their families" said Distripress President Carine Nevejans.
Please visit the Distripress.net website to read more about the real power of the printed press... and how Continue reading
Magazines Canada | Date December 3, 2014 Categories Circulation | Videos
Can one minute at a magazine stand tell you enough about someone that you could skip the first date?
Can telling a magazine story by video create a bigger buzz in the marketplace?
Now Read This - Books and magazines can help boost supermarket sales, especially if grocers can lean into the categoryFriday, 31 October 2014 18:04
by Barbara Sax, Progressive Grocer, October 2014
Like beverages and confectionery, magazines are a profit center for front end checkout. In-line, the category also delivers for super- markets, with even more potential when grocers do more with it. Continue reading
Sept. 17, 2014 - IPDA (International Periodical Distributors of America) members attended a day-long sales-oriented industry meeting focused on actionable insights in the sales equation.
The Overlooked Piece Of The “Puzzle”…The Print Product That Has Always Been Interactive – Puzzle Magazines…The Mr. Magazine™ Interview With Bruce Sherbow, Senior Vice President, Penny PublicationsMonday, 22 September 2014 13:09
Time Inc. Is “Ripping” Away The Past And Getting Ready For The Next 100 Years. An Exclusive Mr. Magazine™ One-Hour Conversation With Joe Ripp, CEO and Chairman, Time Inc.Wednesday, 17 September 2014 19:14
The first book I read when I arrived in the United States in 1978, as a graduate student, was Time Inc.: The Intimate History of a Publishing Enterprise by Robert T. Elson. Joe Ripp, current CEO of Time Inc. is reading the same book now. Not that he needs to, but it is a very good refresher history into the ins and outs of a company that was, is and always will be more than “just a magazine company.” Continue reading
Can’t Get Enough Fashion? Hearst’s Fashion-In-a-Box Will Satisfy Your Appetite and More. The Mr. Magazine™ Interview with William Michalopoulos, Senior Director, Retail, Hearst MagazinesMonday, 18 August 2014 13:00
“I’m most concerned with the store level conditions in merchandising. That’s where the rubber meets the road in execution. We can come up with these great ideas, but if they’re not executed at the store level, it doesn’t really matter.” Will Michalopoulos Continue reading