Routes to Retail Delivers

Magazines are largely bought on impulse with many purchase decisions being made at the point of sale. A tailored range of well displayed magazines offers additional basket spend.

Routes to Retail

Routes to Retail supply magazines and books to specialist and non-traditional news retailers.

We have unrivaled reputation for service excellence based on many years of servicing this exciting and growing sector.

More than any other category, magazines are bought on impulse, generating incremental sales.

By connecting magazine readers with retail customers, we can drive significant additional revenues for both publishers and retailers.

We make both supplying and selling magazines easy and provide a tailored approach with a simple goal of reducing complexity for all!

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Magazines are seldom a core category for your customers. However, our strategy is to make this category as Profitable and as simple as possible!

Our unique approach simplifies the process, reduces in store and head office hassle and provides you with a surety of service. We will work with you to create the right range for your customers, can provide display stands to enhance the shopper experience and will manage supplies, identifying opportunities to drive sales.


Why Routes to Retail

As a recognised supply chain business we encourage best practice and continuous improvement working to agreed service levels. Our service commitment is underpinned by information, tracking performance and identifying opportunities to drive additional contribution which includes bespoke shopper and promotional programmes.

Publisher Benefits

We create new opportunities by providing you with access to a growing number of specialist outlets for magazines and books generating additional sales where consumers are actively shopping.


We pride ourselves on our ability to create new sales in a challenging market, genuinely seeking out new opportunities. By monitoring and adjusting supplies, managing all aspects of logistics we will deliver a full packaged service that will enhance your relationship with readers and advertisers.


We offer a unique service, placing copies, often by merchandisers in tailored in-store display solutions, and collecting unsold copies. Our aim is to provide simplicity throughout; we will manage the activities through our dedicated team who are backed by the latest systems and have many tears expertise within the specialist sector. We will provide advice and guidance supported by online sales reporting and market intelligence.

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Call today on 01895 433 800 for help and advise on your market sector


What our clients say

What’s in it for you?

Benefits to Publishers

We work with you to create incremental sales; in genuinely seeking out new retailing opportunities we will provide a powerful message for your advertising partners.

  • Unique in-house operation
  • Expands your retail universe and access to new markets
  • ABC compliant
  • Payments based on the number of copies sold

Benefits to Retailers

Increased basket spend is driven by the impulse purchase nature of magazines. A well managed and tailored range supplied on a sale or return basis improves your customer service and profits!

  • Bespoke Displays
  • Supply chain simplicity
  • Easy integration of your own specialist outlet distribution
  • Saves time, money and removes hassle of managing yourself

Some of our clients


We love talking to our customers, giving advice on a new promotion or chatting about how we can improve the service we offer to you or your customers. Give us a call or use the contact form below.

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Stuart House (first floor)
St John’s St
01895 433 800