Fri, 14/10/2011 - 09:30
Delegates have reported an “engaged” mood at Frankfurt Book Fair 2011, with tough economic conditions fuelling a more focused approach to the fair, plus a flurry of indie business acquisitions. FBF has seen O’Brien Press acquiring Brandon Books, Oxbow Books being bought by Casemate, and SelfMadeHero being snapped up by...
Wed, 12/11/2008 - 08:23
Simon & Schuster president and c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy called for c.e.o.s to step up and lead during the deep economic slump and warned that possibly worse scenarios may be on the way.
Her comments were made at the first of two addresses at the Evangelical Christian Publisher’s Association’s CEO Symposium and Publishing...
Wed, 08/10/2008 - 06:40
Publishing Trends has released highlights of its latest US publishing industry survey, revealing "economic jitters, enduring love of books and hope for change".
According to the publishing industry newsletter, more than 380 people took part in the survey, with literary agents forming the largest group of respondents....
Thu, 12/06/2008 - 07:23
The soaring price of oil is taking its toll on the trade as publishers and distributors struggle to cope with rising transport and paper costs. Crude oil prices hit a record $139.12 (£70.92) per barrel last Friday. Alexey Miller, c.e.o. of the world’s largest energy company, Gazprom, this week predicted that oil prices would hit $...