Industry Services

National Magazine Distributors – “The Big Four”

CoMag Marketing Group

Curtis Circulation Company

Time Inc Retail

Other National Distributors – Inclined towards small and regional magazines

Publishers Distribution Group

Canadian Distributors (Who also do business in the US)


Coast to Coast:

International Distributors

Gordon & Gotch

Smiths News, PLC


Specialty Retail Periodical and Bookstore Distributors

Ingram Content:

-Barnes & Noble, small bookseller chains,  many specialty retailers including Jo Anne’s.

Media Solutions:

-Books A Million (exclusive), Sam’s Club, regional bookstore chains such as Joseph-Beth Books, Book World and many specialty retailers

OneSource Magazine Distribution:

-Whole Foods, many specialty food retailers

McKnight Sales:

Convenience chains, hospital gift shops, rural and small chain supermarkets, drug stores and other indie retailers

National Periodical/Magazine Wholesalers – “The Big Two”

Hudson News Company

TNG (Formerly The News Group)

Regional Periodical and Book Wholesalers You Should Know

Colorado and the Mountain States: Kent News, Inc.

South East: DK News, Inc.

Minnesota, Iowa & Upper Midwest: Valley News Company

Central & Western Pennsylvania: Newborn Enterprises

Central & Western New York, Northern PA: Southern Tier News Company

Central and Northern Ohio & Western PA: Mahoning Valley Distributing 

Albany, NY and Upstate New York: The Evan Group

Wisconsin, Northern Illinois: Southern Wisconsin News, Inc.

Magazine Industry Associations

The Association of Magazine Media (MPA)

City and Regional Magazine Association (CRMA)  

International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA) 

Periodical & Book Association of America (PBAA)

International Periodicals Distributors Association (IPDA) 

Book Industry Study Group (BISG) 


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