BISG Annual Meeting Examines Paper and Printing Challenges

The BISG annual meeting, held April 26 at the Harvard Club in New York City, opened with a panel focused on the challenge of meeting demands for paper and printing after a year of dramatic declines in paper capacity in 2018. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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The Book Industry Study Group's annual meeting focused on issues around book publishing’s impact on the environment, the continuing effect of the pandemic on the supply chain, and the industry’s response, examined under the theme of “Publishing for a Sustainable Future.” Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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To survive in the age of Amazon, B&N CEO James Daunt said bookstores "need to look good and have great books and passionate booksellers" in an interview with BISG executive director Brian O'Leary. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Coronavirus Update: BISG’s Annual Meeting ‘Repositions’ Online

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BISG Annual Meeting Tries to Make Sense of the Supply Chain

This year’s BISG annual meeting, held April 26 at the Harvard Club in New York City, surveyed a range of trends across the publishing supply chain. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New York's BISG explores 'new normal' of printing and paper problems

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BISG Annual Meeting Focuses on Returns, POD, Indie Retail, Millennials

In a series of panels held at its annual meeting in New York City, the Book Industry Study Group looked at the biggest issues facing the publishing supply chain today, including returns, POD technology, and millennial consumers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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BISG’s Annual Meeting: Making 2018 Our ‘Metadata Year’

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The Age of Digital Printing: Printing and Paper 2012

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Booksellers Grapple with a Host of Issues at Annual Meeting, Town Hall

The ABA held its second virtual annual meeting Thursday, followed by a Town Hall. While some booksellers expressed concerns over publisher discounts and plans by Ingram to ship all IPS titles from a single warehouse, others focused on the future of in-person events. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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