Earlier in the year Mungindi Newsagency received advice from News Corp Australia that due to costs associated with distribution out of Queensland, all supplies delivered by News Corp Australia logistics would cease (News Corp Australia is the primary distributor for News Corp, Nine Publications, Ovato, including Market Hub, ACM, IPS and Wrapaway). Mungindi Newsagency contacted […]
On Friday last week Ovato and Are Media concluded the sale of our Ovato’s Australian business to Are Media after receiving approval from the ACCC. Ovato believe the sale is in their best interests and in the best interests of the magazine publishing landscape. As the largest magazine publisher in Australia and New Zealand, Are […]
The ACCC will not oppose the proposed acquisition of Ovato Retail Distribution by Are Media.
ACM will increase the cover price of a wide range of mastheads from 5 July 2021. A full schedule of increases is in the ACM Cover Price Rise Notification All Publications 2021 document which can be downloaded from HERE.
Newsagents across NSW have this week suffered abysmal delivery performance on newspapers and magazines due to News Corp Australia’s inability to ensure the contractors they use are reliable, knowledgeable and capable of delivering newspapers and magazines to Newsagents on time and in full.
NANA has previously advised Members of the positive outcome of the effective campaign conducted against the sale of magazines in Australia Post corporate outlets. As recently as late last week NANA received written and formal confirmation on behalf of the Prime Minister and Paul Fletcher the Minister responsible for Australia Post that “ ….. Australia Post […]
The dust has now settled on the Australia Post/Are Media magazine trial. The decision by Australia Post to discontinue the trial and to abandon the possibility of selling magazines through corporate post office outlets is good news for Newsagents.
NANA has continued its fight for Newsagents to resist the Are Media/Australia Post magazine trial which allows for top ten titles to be sold through trial post office sites in both NSW and the ACT.
The Council of Small Business Organisations Australia (COSBOA) has come out strongly in support of NANA’s position on the Australia Post/Are Media magazine trial.
NANA has seen copies of correspondence written by other Newsagent Associations to the Prime Minister over the Australia Post and Are Media magazine trial. NANA welcomes the action of other associations coming in behind NANA’s lead on the issue. NANA first raised this serious matter with Newsagents across NSW and the ACT last Wednesday. Since […]