Useful industry links

For an insightful overview of the newspaper and magazine industry, along with links to key organizations and resources, please explore further by clicking below.

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Association of Newspaper and Magazine Wholesalers (ANMW)

The Association of Newspaper and Magazine Wholesalers (ANMW) is a trade association representing over 99% of wholesalers of newspapers and magazines in the UK.

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Association of Convenience Stores

The Association of Convenience Stores is the voice of over 33,500 local shops, supporting our members through effective lobbying, comprehensive advice and innovative networking opportunities.


BRC - British Retail Consortium

The British Retail Consortium is the lead trade association representing the whole range of retailers, from the large multiples and department stores through to independents.


National Distribution Monitor (NDM)

National Distribution Monitor The ANMW National Distribution Monitor provides constantly updated information on national newspaper distribution throughout the UK.

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Federation of Independent Retails

Founded in 1919, The Fed is one of the largest employers’ associations, supporting over 10,000 independent retailers and small businesses. Our practical help, commercial support and exclusive deals are designed to make a measurable difference to your business.

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News Media Association (NMA)

The News Media Association is the voice of national, regional and local news media organisations in the UK – a £4 billion sector read by 46.1 million adults every month in print and online. The NMA exists to promote the interests of news media publishers to government, regulatory authorities, industry bodies and other organisations whose work affects the industry.

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National Title File (NTF)

The National Title File (NTF) is designed to provide retailers with up to date information regarding news publications. We have endeavoured to include every paid for publication that is handled by the UK newstrade and has a unique UK barcode.

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Professional Publishers Association (PPA)

The PPA (Professional Publishers Association) exist to represent, champion and support specialist media businesses. Members range from large multi-national companies to smaller independent publishers and from consumer magazine media to B2B news, data and information providers.

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Smiths News

Smiths News is the UK's largest newspaper and magazine wholesaler.

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Menzies Distribution

Menzies Distribution is a leading provider of added value distribution and marketing services to the newspaper and magazine supply chain in the UK. We aim to be the leading force in meeting the needs of the UK News Market.