Redmayne: Far East tech players could 'disrupt' industry

HarperCollins c.e.o. Charlie Redmayne has told the Scottish Book Trade conference that Amazon's focus on driving up margins will be "a particular challenge for publishers this year", but that major Asian players such as AliBaba and TenCent could be on their way to disrupt "the great disruptor". Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Redmayne: Far East tech players could 'disrupt' industry

HarperCollins c.e.o. Charlie Redmayne has told the Scottish Book Trade conference that Amazon's focus on driving up margins will be "a particular challenge for publishers this year", but that major Asian players such as AliBaba and TenCent could be on their way to disrupt "the great disruptor". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-02-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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