Deutsche Fassung hier. “How often do publishers ask their interns for advice?” Sara Sargent of Penguin Random House was raising the question, provocatively, yet with a smile, in her keynote address to the Publishers’ Forum in Berlin. She discussed how traditional book people can learn about new young audiences who seamlessly navigate between reading, binge […]

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The strategy dispute in the publishing industry: Drive diversity? Or focus on the core business? How to increase efficiency in either case!   New perspectives, reorganization, implementation – these are the key guiding principles in publishing in 2019. After last year’s self-critical debates over dwindling customer numbers, ever more complex markets, and new competitors, it is […]

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Following up on last year’s successful premiere with the Beijing Summit of the Global Ranking of the Publishing Industry, again a top level conference has been held right ahead of the opening of the Beijing Internatuional Book Fair, BIBF, on August 22nd, 2017. This year, the focus was put on “Knowledge Services“, a Chinese formula […]

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