London Book Fair Report: The Great Debate
For Shatzkin, it's all about scale "The reason that large publishers buy small publishers is because they can get more dollars out of the assets." And as an indication of superiority, "every big company in our business has a component that has services for those that can't provide scale. If smaller is better, why do small presses need bigger companies?" asks Shatzkin. "Just about all small companies are dependent on larger companies."
Denis Wilson was previously content director for Target Marketing, Publishing Executive, and Book Business, as well as the FUSE Media and BRAND United summits. In this role, he analyzed and reported on the fundamental changes affecting the media and marketing industries and aimed to serve content-driven businesses with practical and strategic insight. As a writer, Denis’ work has been published by Fast Company, Rolling Stone, Fortune, and The New York Times.