For really big and influental businesses there is no such thing as small market. Only small companies have fear of small markets. If you have only one reader in one country, you have to find a way to keep him/her happy. What is most known brand in history (excluded religion). I think it is Coca Cola. Because where ever you go, at middle of deserts, at top of muntains, if there are only 2 villages with 10 people in them, you can find refrigitrator with red labelled bottle in it... They are big because there is no small markets for them. I don't use their products, I don't like them at all, as company, but that is fact.
But, then again, businesses are like bureaukracy. At one point they start to act like people are there for them and not they are there for people. So, you should be gratefull that they exists and you should work hard to get their issue/product, instead they should work hard to reach you as consumer/reader. That is total switching of values. Well, world is like that today :)
Okay, thanks David for the info. I hope my Christmas issue 80 turns up soon. :)
If it doesn't Kevin then please let me know and I will airmail you another copy. All the best - Happy New Year to all APUG members
I'm hoping 79 and 80 show up soon. I'm going through withdrawal.
I'm a bit disapointed with you guys. Distribution of the mag has been terminated in DK and all you care about is which issue is which :(
Ok I can easily subscribe to the mag if I decide to but not all danes can. I know several who either don't have a computer or can't pay online. having the bank taking care of the payment is just to expensive. Then there is the question of how to gain new readers.... Arh never mind were to small a market anyway.
Thats a bit more money to use on film.
Søren, have you thought that perhaps the distributor in Denmark is also at fault, if they were prepared to take a reasonable number on the basis of no returns, paying for the full number then things might be different. Usually magazines are sold on a returns basis, unsold magazines are returned by shops to the distributor.
Another option which happens with some magazines is private import and sales through photographic galleries, this happens in the UK with some US, Japanese etc photographic magazines.