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Salt Spring Books Is the 2013 Magazines Canada Retailer of the Year

TORONTO, ON -- (Marketwired) -- 05/28/14 -- BC's Salt Spring Books has been named Magazines Canada's Retailer of the Year for 2013, Magazines Canada announced today.

Salt Spring is a vibrant island community, accessible by ferry from either Vancouver or Victoria. Its uniqueness has garnered it the nickname "Planet Salt Spring." Salt Spring Books is anchored in the heart of Ganges village; once you arrive at their storefront across from the harbour, you won't want to leave. Adina Hildebrandt and her knowledgeable staff will set you up with what you need. Choose a magazine, listen to the ocean and relax into the land of reading. It's the Salt Spring Books motto: "eat, sleep, read....life is simple."

Salt Spring Books is a long-time and ongoing supporter of local literary talent, as well as of Genuine Canadian magazines. The store regularly participates in promotions like Magazines Canada's Newsstand Marketing Project, and since they began carrying Magazines Canada-distributed titles, Salt Spring Books' standing order has consistently included over 100 Canadian magazines.

What more can we say, except -- it's the best neighbourhood bookstore in the galaxy.

The Magazines Canada Retailer of the Year Award recognizes the vital role retailers play in the Canadian magazine landscape, and is awarded annually to an outstanding client of Magazines Canada's distribution service who cultivates this connection between consumers and their Canadian magazines.

The Retailer of the Year Award will be announced and presented at the Magazines Canada Luncheon on Thursday, June 5, 2014 at MagNet: Canada's Magazine Conference at the Courtyard Toronto Downtown at 475 Yonge St. in Toronto.

About Magazines Canada
Magazines Canada is the national trade association representing Canadian-owned, Canadian-content consumer, cultural, specialty, professional and business media magazines. French and English member titles offer a wide range of topics including business, professional, news, politics, sports, arts and culture, leisure, lifestyle, women and youth, made available on multiple platforms. The association focuses on government affairs, services to the advertising trade, circulation marketing and the development of career skills for and the recognition of excellence among the people who work in Canada's magazine media. Visit magazinescanada.ca.

For more information:

Barbara Bates
Executive Director, Circulation Marketing
Magazines Canada
416.504.0274 x229
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