Are Media (formerly Bauer) has announced it intends to trial the sale of ten (10) magazine titles through 28 Australia Post outlets nationally with 8 trial sites in NSW/ACT.
As foreshadowed last week, the NSW government has extended its retail and commercial lease COVID-19 relief arrangements until 31 December 2020.
Details on News Corp Australia’s proposed distribution arrangements for SE Queensland and parts of Northern NSW are likely to be released at 3:00PM Queensland time today. The proposed changes will impact some Newsagents close to the border in the main border population area.
NANA in conjunction with Newspack Insurance and Bolderstons Insurance Brokers has completed meetings with the Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman concerning the Ombudsman’s inquiry into insurance for the small business sector.
The JobMaker hiring credit announced in this year’s Budget is still not available to Newsagents. The legislation necessary to implement the program is still caught up in a reference to a Senate Economics Legislation Committee with the report not due until 6 November.
Ovato recently released MAGCHARTS for different magazines which featured the top 20 sellers in each of 5 categories.
NANA has been watching the Tabcorp/NSW Lotteries Terminal Connect trial closely. NANA raised some concerns from Members participating in the trial with Tabcorp/NSW Lotteries which indicated to us that there were failures in the system and it could not achieve its objectives unless changes were made. NANA was also concerned there were some errors in […]
NSW Health has written to retailers of tobacco products warning it is illegal to sell e-cigarettes to anyone under 18 years of age and to sell e-cigarettes that contain nicotine.
NANA has engaged with the ACCC over false and misleading claims made by VANA and their offshoot NLNA over insurance. The ACCC has asked NANA to provide an extensive array of information from the regular bombardment of hysterical claims made by both VANA and NLNA in their spam email campaigns.
NANA has worked with News Corp Australia, NINE and Ovato to review and improve the primary distribution delivery performance in South West NSW. Whilst there has been an improvement and re-organisation which has led to better delivery times for Newsagents, the situation is still under regular review.