Newsagents need to take service restrictions into account in planning staff needs over Christmas/New Year period

Different suppliers to Newsagencies are advising of restrictions to deliveries and service support over the Christmas/New Year period. For example, Are Direct has announced it will not be delivering on 23 December. All of their other delivery dates appear to be scheduled as normal. Newspaper publishers have advised Newsagents of changes to production schedules for […]

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GNS shows leadership by keeping Newsagents informed

Supply chain issues are impacting just about every sector of the Australian economy. Everything from new cars to bikinis are experiencing production and distribution delays due to the manufacturing and logistics impacts arising from the COVID-19 pandemic. Whatever the reason behind delays and stock shortages, Newsagents need to be kept up to date. GNS has […]

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Are Media to rebrand Ovato operation as Are Direct

Are Media has today announced the rebranding of Ovato Retail Distribution to Are Direct across Australia and New Zealand. Are Media advised they remain committed to supporting and strengthening the retail and Newsagency sector and the magazine category in its entirety, by ensuring retailers receive a reliable supply of diverse and relevant magazines to drive […]

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Everyone makes mistakes – even publishers

NANA regularly reminds Members of the importance of checking invoices and account statements to ensure what they are being charged by suppliers is accurate and especially reflects credits which should be applied to the account. It is often more difficult to track errors where suppliers including newspaper publishers use direct debits to collect account payments.

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