Mixed Results for Bricks-and-Mortar Stores with Digital Content

For many bricks-and-mortar bookstores, 2014 was a banner year, helped by the overall improvement in the sale of print books. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

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Digital sales outstrip bricks and mortar in US

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Digital publishers chase video with mixed results

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How Marvel's Digital Superpowers Won Over Brick-And-Mortar Retailers

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Digital growth will put a strain on bricks & mortar, says Orion's Roche

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Aiming for TV dollars, digital publishers adopt Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings

Publishers including BuzzFeed, Group Nine and Business Insider are investing in third-party measurement to add legitimacy to their video audiences. The post Aiming for TV dollars, digital publishers adopt Nielsen’s Digital Content Ratings appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

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Digital Solutions in India 2017: Gearing Up for the Shifts and Twists in the Digital Content Industry

Everything is different, and yet the same. Think about Polaroid cameras, which were first replaced by digicams and later smartphones for snapping instant photos. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Charting the Transformation in Digital Content and Solutions: Digital Solutions in India 2015

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Digital Discoverability of Relevant Content: Digital Solutions in India 2015

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‘A retail media company’: How CAMP wants its online content to eventually drive customers back to stores

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The Need For Digital Content Grows, But Will It Be Enough to Save News Outlets?

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Wakefield indie to shut bricks and mortar bookshop and move focus online

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