Retail Crackdowns, News Box Limitations Hinder Reader Circulation

march 23, 2005  10:49 am
The Chicago Reader's 2004 circulation of 119,486 was down from 129,437 in 2003, reports Chicago Business. According to the report, Reader executives attribute the dip to chain retailers limiting or removing papers from their stores in an attempt to reduce clutter, and to new restrictions on the size of sidewalk news boxes.