At dawn every Monday, a panel truck loaded with bundles of magazines stops in front of a Sloan's supermarket in New York City's Upper East Side. Two men jump out and enter the store. They quickly snatch up last week's TV Guide, National Enquirer and Time magazines, and leave bundles of the current week's issues.
The delivery men from Hudson News, the local magazine wholesaler, don't bother with merchandising. They have as many as 25 retail stops to cram into each Monday morning. Store