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With more than 30 years of experience, Marketforce leads the way in global sales, marketing and distribution for a wide range of magazine, partwork and collectable brands. Owned by Future PLC, Marketforce is backed by one of Europe’s most innovative and fastest-growing media companies.

We are the #1 independent publisher newsstand distributor. We work with a broad cross-section of publishing clients, ranging in size from start-ups through to market leaders, with expertise across all areas of the magazine market. We are recognised in the industry for award winning service, (NMA & PPA Industry Partner of The Year 2022), here’s why:

  • Clear focus on profitability: Rising input costs are one of the biggest challenges facing publishers. That’s why we are focused on copy placement, delivering maximum impact and value from trade marketing budgets and maximising your range potential.
  • A developing service offer: We don't stand still, we are continually enhancing our existing services. A good example of this is our investment in ‘Apex’ - our next generation, industry leading allocation system to achieve maximum newsstand profitability.
  • Tailored solutions & unrivalled service level: We don’t believe in a one size fits all approach. Your business is unique and your service offering should be too. We are ambitious and optimistic and our teams proactively seek opportunities to help drive your business forward.
  • We build the right circulation and trade marketing plans: No matter what your budget is, we work in partnership with you to create tailored retail marketing plans that excite retailers and activate consumers at the point of purchase. We believe in utilising our scale and breadth to deliver the most cost-effective route to market for our clients.
  • We have the global reach to grow your audience: Developing and delivering international sales opportunities is a cornerstone of our offer. Marketforce has a multi-award-winning international team, and distributes to over 60 territories worldwide, with unique locally based solutions in key territories.
  • We act as an extension of your business: Our experienced account management team works to understand your business and work in partnership to establish jointly agreed newsstand objectives.

We strive to exceed your expectations, but don’t just listen to us, here’s what our clients say:

“Flexibility and ingenuity are key aspects of the Marketforce approach.”

“Marketforce is a great company to work with. Great client service, very timely with answering questions. They are dedicated and very talented.”

“Marketforce tick every box on service level and are always ready to adapt their business to suit the client’s specific needs.”

“The retail and wholesale teams and logistics and analytics teams are great. We wouldn't be where we are without you.”