Many saw Print On Demand (POD) as the ultimate 'just in time' production solution to book publishing, which would wipe out all the inefficiencies of the 'just in case' approach that plagues the book supply chain. So why didn't it happen, or did it happen for some and not for others? Is there a new dawn, or just a new set of people who have been sold a pup and not looked hard at the facts?
Today we read that Barnes and Noble are installing Espresso Book Machines in three of their stores
Book Business' own Eugene G. Schwartz was on the scene at the third annual Digital Book World Conference. He filed this comprehensive report from the proceedings.
Attendees at the third annual Digital Book World Conference heard reports that while publishers are in fact healthy and thriving in the new digital age, a lot more work is needed to let go of the habits of the past and live in the new interactive, multi-platform and vertically patterned business world of the future.
The cohort of newly minted consultants in attendance—emerging out of downsizing and transformation—are witness to their price as well as their opportunities.
The University of New Mexico Press, University of South Carolina Press and Indiana University Press have selected Ingram Content Group Inc. CoreSource as their digital content distribution system. The University Press of Florida, University of Virginia Press, and Wesleyan University Press recently enhanced their CoreSource relationship with the CoreSource Plus option.
To expand the market reach for its Christian publishing program, HarperCollins Publishers has selected Ingram Publisher Services/Spring Arbor as its exclusive distributor to the Christian market. Ingram Publisher Services will distribute a diverse list of authors and titles from HarperCollins beginning January 1, 2012.
Ingram Publisher Services Inc. announced an agreement with Granta Publications. Granta Publications has selected Ingram to expand the reach of their content to more readers worldwide. Granta Publications is an independent literary publisher of fiction and nonfiction titles in the U.K. with imprints Granta Books, Portobello Books and Granta Magazine.
Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced the launch of Global CONNECT, a new worldwide program.
NYU’s College of Dentistry has selected Vital Source, Ingram Content Group’s leading e-textbook solution, for its innovative digital learning curriculum.
Ingram Publisher Services Inc., an Ingram Content Group Company, today announced agreements with four new publishers.
RoyaltyShare, Inc. today announced the launch of Sales Feed Price Validation, an important enhancement to its industry leading Digital Advantage for eBooks™ platform.