IPG Buys U.K Distribution Company United Independent Distributors

Independent Publishers Group has acquired U.K.-based United Independent Distributors. IPG CEO Joe Matthews called the deal a “game-changing acquisition,” and one that will make IPG one of the world’s largest book distributors for indie publishers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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IPG Buys U.K Distribution Company United Independent Distributors

Independent Publishers Group has acquired U.K.-based United Independent Distributors. IPG CEO Joe Matthews called the deal a “game-changing acquisition,” and one that will make IPG one of the world’s largest book distributors for indie publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-10-20 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Chinese Company Buys PIL's Kids' Unit

Chinese publisher and printer Phoenix Media has agreed to acquire the children's publishing unit of Lincolnwood, Ill.-based Publications International Ltd. (PIL) for $80 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Navigate360, a security-services company, buys Social Sentinel, a threat-detection company

Social Sentinel technology scans and analyzes digital content to identify potential safety and security threats, according to Richfield-based Navigate360. Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-10-27 16:39:45 UTC ]
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Germany’s Bookwire in Distribution Partnership with IPG

Based in Frankfurt, Bookwire is to provide ebook and audiobook distribution to the US distributor IPG's clients. The post Germany’s Bookwire in Distribution Partnership with IPG appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2024-07-01 18:46:13 UTC ]
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B&T’s Aman Kochar Reflects on the Changes He Has Made Since Buying the Company Two Years Ago

Baker & Taylor’s Aman Kochar has embraced the wholesaler’s role as a conduit between libraries and publishers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-12-08 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Capen Publishing Buys Six Imprints from Southwestern Family of Companies

Capen Publishing Company has acquired the Favorite Recipes Press, Quail Ridge Press, Beckon Books, Blue Sneaker Press, Greenwich Publishing, and Historic Hospitality Books imprints from Southwestern Family of Companies. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-10-11 04:00:00 UTC ]
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The UK’s IPG Announces AI Training for Independent Publishers

The UK's Independent Publishers Guild plans to have training in early October on issues and approaches in artificial intelligence. The post The UK’s IPG Announces AI Training for Independent Publishers appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2023-07-25 17:09:49 UTC ]
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Two Seattle Indie Publishers Unite Around Small-Press Distribution

Joshua Rothes of Sublunary Editions and Phil Bevis of Chatwin Books have formed Asterism Books, a wholesale distribution portal and bookshop for independent small presses. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-03-27 04:00:00 UTC ]
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UTA Buys Fletcher & Company

The Hollywood talent agency is further expanding its presence in book publishing with the acquisition of the independent literary agency Fletcher & Co. After buying U.K.-based agency Curtis Brown in June 2022, the acquisition will see UTA add 12 full-time staffers to its publishing division. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2023-01-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Lakeside Book Company to Buy Phoenix Color

Lakeside Book Company, the book printing division of LSC Communications, will acquire Phoenix Color from ALJ Regional Holdings for $134.8 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-02-07 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Pan Macmillan ceases distribution of Clanchy's books as pair part company

Pan Macmillan and author Kate Clanchy have parted company “by mutual consent”, with the publisher reverting the rights and ceasing distribution of all her work following criticism of Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2022-01-20 09:10:15 UTC ]
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Elliott buys US chain Paper Source with Daunt to oversee company

Waterstones and Barnes & Noble owner Elliott Investment Management is buying the assets and operations of US stationery and gift retailer Paper Source, with James Daunt overseeing the chain. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-11 23:30:36 UTC ]
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HarperCollins to Buy Houghton Mifflin’s Trade Publishing Unit

The $349 million deal will help the publisher expand its back catalog at a moment of growing consolidation in the book business. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-03-29 19:44:12 UTC ]
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The 19 best books ‘Fast Company’ staffers read during quarantine—and the indie bookstores where you can buy them

Independent bookstores are hurting as shoppers stay online. Pick up one of our staff picks to support bookstores throughout the U.S. Whether you’re diving into an engrossing period drama, reading up on the history of protests or pandemics, or escaping into a fantastical world, chances are you’ve... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2020-11-06 16:00:54 UTC ]
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Op-Ed: Buy from your independent bookstore now — or you may never be able to again

Vroman's Bookstore is just one of many independent bookstores in danger of closing as a result of the pandemic. It's not too late to save them. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-10-05 10:00:03 UTC ]
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Emerald named Independent Publisher of the Year at IPG Awards

Emerald Publishing has been named Independent Publisher of the Year as well as Academic and Professional Publisher of the Year at the 2020 Independent Publishers Guild Awards.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-23 08:00:35 UTC ]
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Boston private equity firm buys stock media company

This story first ran in DC Inno, a sister publication of the Boston Business Journal. Storyblocks, a digital content company in the Washington, D.C. area, has struck a deal to sell to private equity firm Great Hill Partners, more than a decade after the company’s launch as a stock video... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-06-25 22:32:04 UTC ]
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AT&T’s advertising unit chief resigns after joining company less than three years ago, report says

AT&T’s Brian Lesser, who heads up the company’s key advertising unit, Xandr, is leaving the company, according to a new report from Reuters. Lesser felt comfortable stepping down because Xandr is in a good position and its first quarter results are expected to show significant growth, the... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2020-03-11 18:26:08 UTC ]
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