North America – Latest Notices

LATEST NOTICES

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As of July 20th the Warhammer 40,000 Fate of Konor Campaign is live! If you’d like your store to be part of this global campaign, please contact your Account Manager.

Due to the fantastic surge in demand for Warhammer 40,000, Warhammer Age of Sigmar, and Bloodbowl, we are currently increasing stock levels in our warehouses across the globe. Please bear with us whilst we ensure our UK production facilities are gearing up to supply the hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts seeking our products.

Guidance: products for new beginners

There are now many great ways for new customers to get started in the hobby including…

A range of gaming entry products at multiple price points including:

Warhammer 40,000: Dark Imperium, Know no Fear and First Strike – each offering an increasing level of value at each price point.

Warhammer Age of Sigmar: Age of Sigmar, Thunder and Blood, Storm of Sigmar – each offering an increasing level of value at each price point.

A range of painting entry products at multiple price points including:

Stormcast Eternals + Paint Set plus the Intercessors + Paint Set: which include miniatures and paints for anyone to have their first go at painting.

40K Essentials Paint Set plus the Age of Sigmar Essentials Paint Set: which are the ideal purchase to go with the gaming entry products listed above.

Low price point miniature tasters:

The Easy to Build Sets including: Primaris Intercessors, Primaris Reivers, Deathguard Plague Marines, Deathguard Pox Walkers, Stormcast Liberators, Stormcast Retributors, Blood Warriors and Blood Reavers.

And the booklets: Getting Started with Warhammer 40,000 and Getting Started with Age of Sigmar which at an incredibly low price point show the hobby, the backgrounds and have a miniature on the front!

Other great starting products are:

The ‘Start Collecting’ army boxes for Warhammer 40,000 and Warhammer Age of Sigmar.

And for those board gamers out there: Blood Bowl, Warhammer Quest: Silver Tower, and Horus Heresy: Betrayal at Calth

Make sure you contact your Account Manager as soon as possible to find out how to make the most of this opportunity in your store.

 

PRODUCT INFORMATION

Range Updates

Our ranges are updated all the time as we bring in exciting new products and retire older slower selling ones.

The Ranges were last updated on 17th July 2017.  The latest Order Form (Order Form July 2017, Product code: **449999569) is up to date except for the changes noted below:

Best Seller Foundation Range

The following products are of note:
Intercessors + Paint Set code: 99170101004
40K Essentials code: ++170199006
All are released on 12th August 2017

Best Seller Extra Box 45

 

No changes

Best Seller Extra Box 200

Daemons of Tzeentch Flamers code: 99129915031 (replaces Flamers of Tzeentch code 99129915010)

Daemons of Tzeentch Screamers code 99129915033 (replaces Screamers of Tzeentch code 99129915009)

The following products have been added:
Stormcast Eternals Prosecutors (6 fig) code: 99120218015

The following products have been removed:
Stormcast Eternals Prosecutors code: 99120218006
Codex: Astra Militarum
Codex: Blood Angels
Codex: Chaos Space Marines
Codex: Craftworlds
Codex: Dark Angels
Codex: Imperial Knights
Codex: Necrons
Codex: Orks
Codex: Space Wolves
Codex: Tyranids

Best Seller Advanced

The following products have been removed:
Imperial Primer code: 9918995600106

 P300

The following products have been added:
Averland Sunset Spray code: 9920999905206
Stormvermin Fur spray code: 9920999905506
The Fang Spray code: 9920999905606
Base Thousand sons Blue (12ml) code: 9918995007106
Layer Ahriman Blue (12ml) code: 9918995108406
Deathguard Base Paint code: 9918995007906
Deathguard Green Spray code: 9920999905706
Citadel Saw code: 99239999093
Citadel Tweezers code: 99239999094

The following products have been removed:
Imperial Primer code: 9918995600106

 

New Release products

Advance Order/Pre-order time

Each new product we release has a global release date. Pre-orders for products is allowed from the following times on the Saturday (7 days prior to the release date):

  • New Zealand: 10am New Zealand time Saturday (currently GMT +13)
  • Australia & Japan: 10am (Perth – Australia) time Saturday (currently GMT +8)
  • UK & Europe: 10am (London – UK) time Saturday (currently GMT +0)
  • USA & Canada: 10am (Los Angeles – USA) time Saturday (currently GMT -8)
  • All other countries:10am (London – UK) time Saturday (currently GMT +0)

Launch time

Launch (the time at which you may hand-out pre-orders and sell in-stock new product) times are midnight (00:01) Saturday local time.

Images

The Trade Resource section of the website (follow the Retailers link at the bottom of every games-workshop.com web page) holds images provided for use for promotional purposes.

 

SPECIAL PRODUCT NOTICES

The following products are notable:

Boxed Games

Our Boxed Games are great products, many of them offering enormous value for money, for instance the Horus Heresy Burning of Prospero boxed set includes $325/€254/£195 of miniatures, but is only $150/€125/£95 (not to mention all the other great material in there).

To help you sell these in your store, we have placed on the ‘Activity Support’ section of the website numerous additional materials originally published in White Dwarf and elsewhere for some of these titles, which you can use to promote these products.

Warhammer Underworlds: Shadespire

Due for release late in 2017, this brand new game is already being talked about, check out more here… https://www.warhammer-community.com/2017/03/23/shadespire-unveiled/

Blood Bowl

Following the release of the Goblin team we now have the online Blitzmania League support available for your use.   We can also confirm that there are more Blood Bowl releases planned throughout the rest of 2017.

Battle for Vedros

This is a speciality Warhammer 40,000 mini-range (8 lines) focused on gaming for new beginners and designed to be suitable for non-speciality stores.. Available from selected distributors in the US and Canada. More details can be found:

https://www.games-workshop.com/en-US/Vedros-Retail

Build+Paint

This is a speciality Warhammer 40,000 mini-range (6 lines) focused on model building for new beginners and designed to be suitable for non-speciality stores. Available from selected distributors in the US and Canada, and Revell in Europe. More details can be found:

https://www.games-workshop.com/de-DE/build_paint?_requestid=10305247

 

GENERAL UPDATES

Office Contacts

Please note the following office closed dates:

– European, & Export Trade Office is closed on December 25th and 26th   2017 & January 1st 2018

– North American Trade Office is closed on Nov 23rd, Nov 24th, Dec 25th, 26th   2017  

– Australian/New Zealand Trade Office is closed on 25th & 26th December 2017 & 1st January 2018

– Japanese Trade Office is closed on 3rd & 23rd November, 23rd December

Full contacts details are on the contacts page, please note that many have changed recently, and so it’s best to double check the ones you are used to using are still valid.

 

Trade Policies Information

The Stockist Programme was updated on 30th May 2016.

Games Workshops North American Retailer Policy was updated on the 14th March 2017. The new Policy is applicable to all Trade Accounts in North America from the 3rd May 2017.

Minimum Advertised Pricing Policy

Games Workshop is implementing a Minimum Advertised Pricing Policy that takes effect from the 3rd May 2017. Any questions concerning this policy should be directed to GWMAPP@gwplc.com

Delivery Methods

Please note that 3 main delivery methods are in operation:

Trade orders are supplied through our standard service.

Direct through Trade and White Dwarf are supplied via alternative methods and thus don’t follow the same service levels.

Direct through Trade

Stockists can use the Direct through Trade service as one of the benefits of the Stockist Programme. This service can allow you to offer more services, enhancing your customer offer.

Please remember that Direct through Trade orders are treated in all aspects as orders to end user customers (unlike your normal trade orders). This covers all aspects, including delivery arrangements (and timing) and various benefits like free shipping.

Your Account Manager has full details.

 

 

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