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CTC’s Annual Retail Day

Posted by Scott On September - 9 - 2011

Coast to Coast’s annual retail day was held yesterday in Toronto.  In attendence were many of the top magazine retailers, wholesalers, and publishers.

Wholesalers included:  Benjamin News, Metro News, NewsWest, CMMI and the NewsGroup

Retailers included:  Chapters/Indigo, Shoppers Drug Mart, Loblaws, Gateway, Presse Commerce, Hudson News, HDS Retail

Also in attendence was LMPI, represented by Martin McKewan and Stan Synowicki.

Many top circulators were working the room, including, but not limited to:   Alexandra Cooper, Canadian House and Home; Marisa Latini, Zoomer; Pat Strangis and Mike Hughes, Transcontinental; Nancy Parker, Cottage Life Group; Mark Stiekman, Taunton Press; Greg Keilty, SkyNews; Sam Cohen, Canadian Running, Gripped; Mark Hamill, Rogers; Nathalie Cuerrier, Canadian Geographic…just to name a few.

The annual event has become a great way to make new friends and professional contacts, and renew old ones.  All while getting some important marketing work accomplished.

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Scott Bullock is a veteran circulation expert with over 38 years experience in both Canada and the United States. He has worked on trade titles such as Publisher’s Weekly, Library Journal, School Library Journal and Small Press in the USA. In consumer magazines, Scott was the Circulation Director for D Magazine (the city magazine of Dallas, Texas), and in Canada he was the Circulation Director for Toronto Life, Fashion, and Canadian Art. From 2000 to 2004, Scott was a partner at Coast to Coast Newsstand Services. Scott has also held the post of VP Sales & Marketing, for CDS Global, Canada. Currently, CoversSell.Com is Scott’s circulation consultancy. Active clients include: Fly Fusion, Canadian Geographic, Canadian House & Home, Canada’s History, Canadian Real Estate Wealth, Canadian Woodworking, Canadian Cycling, Canadian Running, Canadian Scrapbooker, Legion, Harrowsmith, SkyNews, and SuperTrax.

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