History and Vision

Who is MagNet?

MagNet was formed in 2000 by several leading magazine wholesalers to provide a source for critical sales and marketing information to the publishing industry. Over the last thirteen years, MagNet has grown its Membership to include those wholesalers that represent nearly 99% of single copy magazine sales in the United States.

The current MagNet members include The News Group, L.P, Select Media, The Hudson Group, The Evan Group, Ingram Periodicals, Media Solutions, Southern Tier News, Fall River News Company, Burlington News Company, Southern Wisconsin News Company, Newsways Distributors, Harrisburg News Company, Mader News, Newborn Inc., Andrew Distribution Company, North Shore News, Tri County News, and Brunner News.

MagNet also has access to all Canadian wholesalers' data. Our database includes over three years of historical draw, return and sales information for more than 12,000 titles sold in more than 175,000 retail locations in the United States and Canada.