Diamond UK Is Manchester Airport's Biggest Customer

16228

From a presentation by Diamond Comic Distributors UK at the retailer summit at London MCM today, they dropped some heavy numbers on the retailers present.

2012’s sales were 10% up on 2011, to 8 million units imported into the UK. And 2013 is already a half a million up on this time last year. And graphic novel sales are 45% up this year as well.

And Diamond UK are Manchester Airport’s biggest customer, in terms of all the comics and books they import. And their warehouse is 0.6 miles long…

They’ve also managed, even when importing internationally, to reduce shortages to 0.02%
and damages to 0.09%.

They are cracking down on what they call “bedroom sellers”, individuals who order comics directly from Diamond without actually being a shop, and making accounts prove they are proper stores.The Diamond Comic Distributors retailers website will be upgrading to match the USA version in terms of style, and US employees came over last week to agree to the changes.

 

Glitch In Mortal Kombat X Makes Jason Voorhees Invincible Even After Decapitation

New Fantastic Four Footage In Phone App Commercial

8 Months Later - The All-New All-Different Marvel Universe

Tales-from-the-Borderlands

Tales From The Borderlands Adds Ashley Johnson To Reuntite The Last Of Us Leads

avatar-copy1-600x154

Denver Comic Con '15: Avatar Press' Complete Signing Schedule For Kieron Gillen, Garth Ennis, Max Brooks & Jacen Burrows, Plus Panels

Supergirl2

Supergirl Pilot Has Already Been Leaked

Jack Kirby's Operation Argo Artwork In Heavy Metal For August

WITCHER

CD Projekt Red Address Graphical Downgrade Concerns

geek-fuel-box-to-the-left

Subscription Box Geek Fuel Powers Denver Comic Con With Exclusive Geek Giveaways

The New Batman From Snyder And Capullo Tops Advance Reorders