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Make sure you check epay back charged sales

Epay sent emails on 23 June 2020 to some Newsagents concerning claimed uncharged sales which go back as far as January 2019. The claims only relate to purchases of Opal top ups. The emails also stated the advice sent to Newsagents was the result of an inquiry to epay. This statement is incorrect as the […]

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Ovato permanently ditches full copy returns

According to a notification to Newsagents on Friday, 19 June, Ovato has announced that, “After a full business review and overwhelming positive feedback from many newsagents on our temporary halt to us requiring full copies, we have made the decision that we will now permanently stop all full copy magazine returns.” The following are the conditions […]

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Bauer Media on the block

One of Australia’s largest publishers, Bauer Media, will soon be in the hands of private equity, with Mercury Capital agreeing to buy the business. The deal includes the Pacific Magazines assets which Bauer recently acquired from Seven West Media.

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NSW Lotteries over-reach on social distancing requirements

Newsagents have received a box of supplies from NSW Lotteries/Tabcorp including a four page directive on the use of social distancing resources. NANA agrees that NSW Lotteries/Tabcorp should give Newsagents as much support as possible, but, making the use of some of the resources mandatory and subject to “compliance programs” is over the top as far […]

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