Proactive newsagent organises successful Western Union promotion

Proactivity always leads to business success; ask any proactive retailer, and they will confirm that this is the case. Ibram Kamil, owner of Mt Druitt Newsagency (NSW), recently organised an in-store promotion, which allowed all customers who put through Western Union transactions within the promotion period to be in the running to win an Apple…

ANF National Awards for Excellence Winners Announced!

National Retail Newsagent of the Year 2015: Chris and Kathy Woodman, Peterborough Newsagency (SA) National Distribution Newsagent of the Year 2015: John and Fay Fitzpatrick, Portside Newsagency (SA) National Lottery Newsagent of the Year 2015: Mark Dennis, nextra Crosslands Newsagency (WA) National Employee of the Year 2015: Melissa Sheehy, Calamvale Central News (QLD) ANF CEO Alf Maccioni said, “The…

Bauer Media, Pacific and NewsLifeMedia join forces to promote the magazine medium and drive newsagency sales

The Magazine Publishers of Australia (MPA) today announced that in 2016, Bauer Media, Pacific and NewsLifeMedia will join forces for a first-of-its-kind campaign to promote the magazine medium and drive newsagency sales. Seventeen of the country’s biggest magazine brands will come together under the campaign, including: Woman’s Day, New Idea, That’s Life, Take 5, Who, NW, Better…

International parcel service exclusive to newsagents

The Australian Newsagents’ Federation is excited to announce the most recent addition to the HUBBED service, launching in December 2015. For the first time ever, HUBBED newsagents can now offer International Parcels, as a result of HUBBED’s partnership with SingPost and Couriers Please. HUBBED newsagents will be able to send parcels to over 220 countries…

Great idea to involve the community at Christmas

What a good idea: The Springwood Chamber of Commerce has issued the call to local schools to create Christmas displays in the windows of local businesses. In the lead up to the chamber’s second annual late night Christmas shopping event on Thursday, December 10 it hopes to have the town centre looking especially festive. Springwood newsagent…

Innovation in newsagencies

Newsagents are continually searching for new income streams and Jack Bishop from newsXpress Goondiwindi has hit on a successful one for his store. Engraving! It can add value to products in store and bring income from outside the store as a stand alone engraving business. Jack has installed a 100 watt laser tool in his…