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Canadian Cover Awards

Posted by admin On February - 26 - 2014

Magazines Canada and the CMC co-hosted The Canadian Cover Awards event last night in Toronto.

The awards recognize and celebrate the success of magazine covers in driving single copy sales.  Canadian magazines were invited to submit top-selling covers, from the September 2012–September 2013 period.

Newsstand sales were worth 50% of the score, with the remaining 50% determined by a panel of judges that included a retailer, a wholesaler, a national distributor, a circulation director, and an art director.

The Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners are:

General Interest, Arts, Lifestyle, Regional

Home & Décor:

News, Business & Celebrity:

SIPs and New Magazines:

Small Magazines:

Sports & Leisure:

Women’s Services:

This year, the judges awarded the Newsstand Marketer of the Year to:

Bernie Menchise, TC Media; and Craig Sweetman, CRS Consulting

Congratulations to all!

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About Me

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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