Abboud Looks To Put the ‘E’–In Levy

Although Dennis Abboud has not been directly involved with Levy Home Entertainment for more than a decade, the new owner of the book distributor said he kept a close eye on the company. “Levy has always been very well run. It’s very sound operationally,” he told PW. Abboud plans to build on that base by moving in several new directions that are tied to two of the most important trends sweeping the book industry—ebooks and e-commerce. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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