NEW YORK -- Restructuring of the go-to-market system for magazines has accelerated to a breakneck pace in recent weeks, as major chains from four major retail channels confront the question of whether to reduce the number of wholesalers they work with. Industry sources report requests for proposals have been circulated by nearly every major supermarket, chain drug store and mass merchant chain, in the wake of news in September that Safeway and Albertson's were reducing the number of ...

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