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January 13, 2006

Newsarama on DM Shipping Delays

Newsarama had a fine article yesterday on the shipping delays experienced by many midwestern stores in the Direct Market over the holiday season and week just past, as well as distribution giant Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. scrambling to rectify the situation. In addition to all the usual reasons a shop wants their stock delivered on time, many comic shops depend on the regularity of delivery to maximize their sales through a weekly New Comics Day. With the holidays already altering the delivery schedule by a day in each holiday week, a further disrutpion was conceivably an additional blow for some shops.
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