Industry Services

National Magazine Distributors – “The Big Four”

Comag: www.i-cmg.com

Curtis Circulation: www.curtiscirc.com

Kable Distribution: www.kable.com

Time, Inc.: www.timewarner.com

Other National Distributors – Inclined towards small and regional magazines

Warner International Periodicals: www.warner-international.com

Canadian Distributors (Who also do business in the US)

Disticor: www.disticor.com

Coast to Coast:  www.ctcmagazines.com

International Distributors

Gordon & Gotch: ggweb

Smiths News, PLC: smithsnewsgroup

Speedimpex: www.speedimpex.com.au

Specialty Retail Periodical and Bookstore Distributors

Ingram Periodicals: www.ingramperiodicals.com

-Barnes & Noble, Hastings (exclusive), small bookseller chains,  many specialty retailers including Joseph-Beth, Gander Mountain, REI and Stewarts.

Source Interlink: www.sorc.com

-Barnes & Noble, small bookseller chains, Costco, many specialty retailers serviced through their “Retail Visions” division.

Media Solutions:  www.mediasolutionsllc.com

-Books A Million (exclusive), Sam’s Club, many specialty retailers

OneSource Magazine Distribution: www.onesourcedist.com

-Whole Foods, many specialty food retailers

National Periodical/Magazine Wholesalers – “The Big Three”

Hudson Group: www.hudsonnews.com

The News Group: wwww.thenewsgroup.com

Source Interlink: www.sourceinterlink.com

Regional Periodical and Book Wholesalers You Should Know

Los Angeles and the West Coast: Newsways, Inc. www.newsways.com

Colorado and the Mountain States: Kent News, Inc. www.kentnews.com

South East: DK News, Inc.  www.dknews.net

Illinois and Indiana: M&M News Agency, Inc. www.mmnewsagency.com

Minnesota, Iowa & Upper Midwest: Valley News Company www.valleynewscompany.com

Pennsylvania & Mid Atlantic: Harrisburg News Company www.harrisburgnewsco.com

Central & Western Pennsylvania: Newborn, Inc. www.newborninc.com

Western Pennsylvania and Northern Ohio: La Belle News Agency  www.labellenews.com

Central and Northern Ohio: Mahoning Valley Distributors www.booksnmagz.com

Wisconsin, Northern Illinois: Southern Wisconsin News Agency www.southernwisconsinnews.com

Magazine Industry Associations

The Association of Magazine Media (MPA)  http://www.magazine.org/

City and Regional Magazine Association (CRMA)  http://www.citymag.org/

International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA) http://www.regionalmagazines.org/

Periodical & Book Association of America (PBAA) www.pbaa.net

International Periodicals Distributors Association (IPDA) www.ipdahome.org

Book Industry Study Group (BISG) www.bisg.org

4 Responses to Industry Services

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  2. Irwin says:

    Competitive Consulting gurus?

  3. More like there’s room for everyone. But if I were to list other consultants, MCC would certainly be at the top of the list.

  4. Irwin says:

    Joe- when you worked for
    Ralph and me you were very efficient.

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