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Australian Newsagency Blog · 2h ago

Magazine deals at Woolworths

Check out two differentiating magazine deals from News Corp. and Bauer media, which I saw at Woolworths on George Street in Sydney yesterday:
Australian Newsagency Blog · 2h ago

Analysing the CEO change at Bauer Media

Miranda Ward offers an in-depth analysis of the sudden departure of Nick Chan from the CEO role at Bauer Media. I encourage newsagents to read it. Nick Chan brought with him hope for Bauer f...
Australian Newsagency Blog · 2h ago

Tatts promotes June 24 superdraw

Chasing online sales, using Twitter just now. This from the company that says it promotes its retailers on social media.
Australian Newsagency Blog · 1d ago

Bauer Media switches CEO

Bauer Media announced this morning the appointment of a new CEO: BAUER MEDIA GROUP APPOINTS PAUL DYKZEUL CEO OF AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND 21 JUNE, 2017 Bauer Media Group have named experienc...
Australian Newsagency Blog · 1d ago

Good times for games and puzzles retailers

Three weeks ago I got to see the latest toy category performance data for Australia. It makes for interesting reading. I was particularly pleased with the result achieved for games and puzzl...
Australian Newsagency Blog · 1d ago

Green light for Tabcorp takeover of Tatts

Things are about to get more interesting for lottery retailers with the ACCC approval of the Tabcorop / tatts ‘merger’. Only time will tell how the takeover plays out for retailers. Given th...
Australian Newsagency Blog · 2d ago

So much for the commitment about magazine reissues

This issue of Digital Photography magazine was sent to newsagents by distributor Gordon and Gotch as if it is a new issue. It is not. This issue was sent out a year ago. What Gotch has done ...
Australian Newsagency Blog · 2d ago

Discussing the Rebel Wilson story

The Rebel Wilson legal action against Bauer Media is a popular topic across newsagency counters at the moment. Several newsagents I have spoken with say it is the biggest magazine related st...
Australian Newsagency Blog · 3d ago

Interest free LayBy is dangerous

A retailer called me Friday last week to discuss LayBy options. They are finding it tough to compete in the toy space with majors and they are considering offering interest free LayBy run an...
Australian Newsagency Blog · 3d ago

Business management tip: be consistent with how you handle clearance lines

National retailers in the US are terrific at managing quitting inventory. Most have a structured approach to what they call clearance lines. This photo is from a Staples store I visited last...