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  • Best Practice Guide for the Inclusion of Off Sale Dates

    The ANMW/PPA Guide to including off sale date in the barcode area.

  • Guide to Barcode Issue Numbering 2017

    The ANMW/PPA Guide to barcode issue 'add-ons' for 2017.

  • PPA Best Practice for Bar Code Guidelines

    This latest best practice guide contains everything you need to know about putting together a barcode for your magazine.

  • PPA Guide to Partworks

    Six simple steps to stronger partworks sales in a handy downloadable guide.

  • Best Practice Guidelines for Retail Store Communications - May 2013

    A simple guide to the key elements of an effective retail store communication designed to support permanent and temporary colleagues who are managing the magazine category.

  • The Smart Publisher's Guide to Value Packs and Polybagged Magazines 50 Barcodes

    This Smart Guide outlines the key requirements for barcoding 'value packs', containing selected magazines, and distributing them as a separate product.

  • Best Practice Guidelines for Covermounts and Promotional Gifts - June 2015

    This Best Practice document is a guide for publishers on the types of promotional items which carry additional requirements. It highlights those items which PPA recommends publishers do NOT use and also those items which should only be used after due consideration.

  • Smart Guide to Magazine Security for Carriers

    This guide is designed to address concerns over leaks within the supply chain that allow unauthorised sales of magazines at car boot sales, market stalls and via the internet.

  • Smart Guide to Magazine Security for Export Distributors

    This guide is designed to address concerns over leaks within the supply chain that allow unauthorised sales of magazines at car boot sales, market stalls and via the internet.

  • Smart Guide to Magazine Security for Finishers

    This guide is designed to address concerns over leaks within the supply chain that allow unauthorised sales of magazines at car boot sales, market stalls and via the internet.

  • Smart Guide to Magazine Security for Printers

    This guide is designed to address concerns over leaks within the supply chain that allow unauthorised sales of magazines at car boot sales, market stalls and via the internet.

  • Smart Guide to Magazine Security for Publishers

    This guide is designed to address concerns over leaks within the supply chain that allow unauthorised sales of magazines at car boot sales, market stalls and via the internet.

  • Smart Guide to Magazine Security for Subscriptions Houses

    This guide is designed to address concerns over leaks within the supply chain that allow unauthorised sales of magazines at car boot sales, market stalls and via the internet.

  • PPA Sales Based Replenishment Guide

    An overview of the national Sales Based Replenishment (SBR) system, which outlines the PPA's work with wholesalers and retailers to introduce minimum standards associated with processes, standardised reporting and communication.
  • Best Practice Guide to Coupons and Vouchers - September 2013

    This guide gives publishers and marketers best practice advice on running safe and successful voucher campaigns.

  • The Smart Publisher's Guide to Barcodes for One-off Specials - November 2013

    This Smart Guide gives advice on barcoding for one-off specials and recall off-sale dates.

  • Just Ask : Canvassing leaflet

    Just ask order form. The best way to ensure you receive every issue of your favourite magazine is to place an order with your local newsagent.

  • Just Ask : Logo

    A high resolution copy of the Just Ask logo.

  • Just Ask : Shelf Talker

    Print out the Just Ask shelf talker or email retail@ppa.co.uk to order copies.


  • Just Ask : Magazine advert

    Publishers can use this advert to promote the availiabiltity of their titles within their magazines

  • Just Ask : HND and Shop Save Guide

    This documents explains how theJust Ask initiative works, and how you can implement it in your store.

  • Affidavit Claims Guidelines - Feb 2014

    These guidelines have been prepared to assist wholesalers’ understanding of the requirements for fully auditable stock control and returns processing systems, capable of generating computerised 'Affidavit' credit claims.

  • EDI Standards Library

    Click here for a list of links to download the EDI Standards documents.

  • Making More Money from Magazines

    A comprehensive information pack to help independent retailers maximise profit from the magazine category.

  • Retail Guidelines for the Display of Men's Lifestyle Titles - 2013

    This document advises retailers of the recommended display guidelines for men’s lifestyle magazines - or “Lads’ Mags”.

  • The Smart Publisher's Guide to Voucher Scheme Safety - 2011

  • The Smart Retailer's Guide to Making Coupons Work for You - 2013

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