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Here is where you'll find key news items; headlines and top stories from all of our Ace activities, events, and more. We update this regularly, so please come back again for more.

Presstalis Couple Swept Away in Storms

October 7th, 2020

The story of this couple moved the whole of France this weekend and they had  Surrounded by the waters of the Vésubie, the river transformed into a fury, an elderly couple had taken refuge in their living room. As an SOS, he waved a small lamp behind the speed. Before the house crumbles, disintegrates and […]

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Empower up scales Recurring Revenue for 2020

September 17th, 2020

          Structure Beginning with the model context then leading through trends, sales volumes and into successful marketing we will explore the whole recurring revenue model. The industry is up scaling its efforts with subscriptions and relevance is increasing across nearly every category Objective By the end of the module the delegates […]

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Empower adds Newsbrands NEW strategies for 2020

September 17th, 2020

Structure Newspaper publishers in the face of slowing print sales volumes are seeking more innovation within their supply chain to maintain sales revenue and are innovating to develop brand presence and income streams outside their historic print base Objective By the end of the module the delegates will…. Understand the strategic links between editorial, channels, […]

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Empower adds Insights Module for 2020

September 17th, 2020

You can only make the best of the strengths you’ve already got, and work on facing your challenges, if you really know what those are. And that’s where the Insight module comes in. Structure Presented by Insights Learning and Development the Insights Discovery methodology uses a simple and memorable four colour model to help people […]

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Newspaper and Magazine Awards 2021 – NEW DATE

September 14th, 2020

***NEW date for NMA2021*** The Newspaper and Magazine Awards will now be held on Thursday 10th June 2021 The venue will remain the Royal Garden Hotel Kensington Your questions answered WHY MOVE THE DATE? The ACE Governing Committee has been monitoring the Covid-19 situation intensely over the last three weeks.  Unfortunately, owing to the on-going […]

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Sustainability a Win Win?

July 23rd, 2020

ACE received entries from businesses representing the breadth of our industry and in assessing the entries our judges recognised a short list of THREE brands; News UK (Newsprinters), Menzies Distribution & Guardian News & Media. Each were exceptional entries with the judges commenting favourably for each News UK / Newsprinters were selected following their business-wide […]

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NMA2020-WIRED “The Winners”

July 16th, 2020

Of course, ACE would have loved to have welcomed everyone into the same room to enjoy the party but, as we all know, at the moment this is not possible. However as promised the show delivered all the excitement of being there on the night and whilst our nominees were not able to hear the […]

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NMA2020 – Young Achiever Nominees

July 15th, 2020

This year’s award entrants truly reflected “Excellence in Our Industry” we have been overwhelmed with inspiring entries and, with an entry pool 40% on last year, our judges have had an even harder time deciding on the shortlist. ACE would like to thank all those industry colleagues who took the time to submit a nomination; […]

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NMA2020-WIRED Subscription Team of the Year Nominees

July 9th, 2020

This year’s award entrants truly reflected “Excellence in Our Industry” we have been overwhelmed with inspiring entries and, with an entry pool 40% on last year, our judges have had an even harder time deciding on the shortlist. ACE would like to thank all those industry colleagues who took the time to submit a nomination; […]

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NMA2020-WIRED Campaign of the Year Magazine Nominees

July 6th, 2020

This year’s award entrants truly reflected “Excellence in Our Industry” we have been overwhelmed with inspiring entries and, with an entry pool 40% on last year, our judges have had an even harder time deciding on the shortlist. ACE would like to thank all those industry colleagues who took the time to submit a nomination; […]

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James Keith Doney

July 6th, 2020

The funeral took place Monday 27th July 2020 at  the Agecroft Crematorium Chapel at 10.20 am followed by a graveside committal Sadly the video link provided by the funeral director did not work on the day. They have assured his family that the video is available to view using the same log in details as […]

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Connect Group PLC Appoint Jonathan Bunting to role of Chief Executive Officer

June 16th, 2020

In seven months as interim Chief Executive Officer, Jon has delivered all of the Group’s strategic priorities, including the strategic review and subsequent disposal of Tuffnells Parcels Express, leaving the Group to focus on its core strengths and expertise in newspaper and magazine distribution. Under Jon’s leadership, the Smiths News business has continued to deliver […]

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NFRN’s Greg Deacon on why independent retailers have proved to be a lifeline to their communities

June 5th, 2020

How have the NFRN members tackled the challenges that Covid 19 has presented?  It has been extremely difficult for all. Many have had to close, many shortened hours and some increased everything they do including setting up new propositions like home delivery and providing safe in store shopping experience from scratch. Really is the good, […]

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Industry helps put a smile on the face of hundreds of vulnerable beneficiaries during lock down.

June 2nd, 2020

Those supporting the initiative included: The Daily Mirror, Smiths News, Menzies Distribution, Mail Newspapers, Intermedia, Newtrade Media, Frontline, Seymour and Willis News. Mike Mirams CEO for NewstrAid said; “We cannot thank the companies who supported this initiative enough. It is a wonderful example of industry collaboration at time when some of our colleagues need it […]

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GLOBAL MEDIA HUB LAUNCH THE PPE HUB

June 1st, 2020

The boxes contain sanitiser, face masks, gloves and anti bacterial wipes. They can be bespoke branded with a company logo and a personalised letter. Matt Pryce, Commercial Director of Global Media Hub detailed how the boxes originated, “Whilst talking to our corporate clients, which under normal circumstances would receive our magazines, many expressed concern at […]

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