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

Kobo c.e.o. Michael Tamblyn gave the closing keynote at the Book Industry Study Group's annual meeting in New York last week, describing how publishers lose money by leaving it on the digital table. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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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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Channel conflict and POD discussed at New York's BISG meeting

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