175 West Marine stores start carrying Standup Journal with history-making “Summer” issue

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This continues expanding sup market to traditional watercraft stores

Score! Standup Journal, “The First and Original Standup Mag,” has just gotten the nod to hit West Marine news racks across the US and Canada.

Tom Ferruggia, Standup Journal’s go-for-it newsstand distribution development director confirmed today that Standup Journal will be sold at West Marines in 24 states plus Ontario and British Columbia; 175 stores in all.

This expands the sup market to traditional watercraft stores
West Marine is the largest specialty retailer of boating supplies and accessories in America. They have 315 company-operated stores located in 38 states, Puerto Rico and Canada.

This expanded traditional watercraft store distribution comes just two weeks after Hollister, the US’s #1 teen-to-20s clothing store, ok’d Standup Journal on their stands starting this summer.

“All this could not happen at a better time,” says Journal publisher Clay Feeter. “Our Summer issue is a well-rounded look at all aspects of our sport, from flatwater to challenging wave riding; and it’s huge: at 192-pages it is the largest sup mag in the history of the sport.”

Standup Journal was founded in June 2007. The first came issue hit newsstands March 21st, 2008. For information on how to start carrying the Journal in your store or chain, or to discuss advertising in our Fall/Trade Shows issue please contact clay@standupjournal.com

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