Here's a look at some specific companies in varying industry segments and where they stand on the e-book sales spectrum.
Zondervan CEO Maureen "Moe" Girkins will step down March 11, the Grand Rapids-area publisher announced Thursday afternoon.
(Press Rlease) Encinitas, Calif., January 24, 2011—Michel Kripalani, founder and president of Oceanhouse Media, Inc., today announced the company has crossed the one million mark in paid app downloads on Apple's App Store.
The Publishing Business Conference and Expo (April 4-6, 2011 in NYC)—produced by Book Business and Publishing Executive magazines—has announced the speakers of the keynote Executive Roundtable for book publishers, featuring leading executives from various segments of the book publishing industry.
Last week, the High Court of Justice in London issued a Consent Order under which Andrew (Amue) Ansell admitted to infringing a large quantity of Christian theological works by displaying them on his websites, including biblecentre.net, and agreed not to post any copyrighted material in the future.
Oceanhouse Media Inc. has released three new "The Berenstain Bears" e-books for the iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch—the first three titles released as a result of a new e-book licensing relationship with Zondervan.
Perspectives on the shifting publishing marketplace, and threats and opportunities surfacing as a result, seem almost to have divided the industry. Some see print as holding fast as the primary bread-and-butter for publishers, with e-books and other digital products growing, but remaining as incremental revenue. Others see the current growth in e-book and new digital reading devices, and a younger generation of digital-bred readers pointing toward a future where "e" will be the primary revenue driver in most publishing businesses.
Editors’ Picks: Quotes that we love … or at least think are pretty cool (from the past year in Book Business). And, they actually paint a pretty accurate picture of the state of things.