Magazine Dispute Disrupts Supplies

Turmoil in magazine distribution last month may alter the way magazines get to supermarkets and other big chains. Anderson News, Knoxville, Tenn., and Source Interlink, Bonita Springs, Fla., which together supply about 50% of the total retail business, demanded that publishers pay them an extra 7 cents a copy. This led to publishers cutting off supplies this month to the two wholesalers,

NEW YORK — Turmoil in magazine distribution last month may alter the way magazines get to supermarkets and other big chains.

Anderson News, Knoxville, Tenn., and Source Interlink, Bonita Springs, Fla., which together supply about 50% of the total retail business, demanded that publishers pay them an extra 7 cents a copy. This led to publishers cutting off supplies this month to the two wholesalers, who deliver to an estimated 40% to 50% of supermarket doors, including major cha

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