Wholesaler and publisher Source Interlink has been granted a temporary restraining order against publishers and national distributors, according to a story in Folio:.
The order, granted by the U.S. District Court in the Southern District of New York, prohibits publishers and national distributors from denying shipments to its magazine distribution business, the company said.
The lawsuit was filed on Monday and claims a conspiracy by publishers and distributors to force the company to sell its business on the cheap.
Source also is seeking compensatory and punitive damages in the suit. A preliminary injunction hearing is scheduled for February 23, the company said.