*+-Benelux countries put in a strong performance at the second London Book Fair International Excellence Awards last night, taking a hat-trick of prizes.
*+-Publishing Perspectives is looking for great stories on the Spanish-language and Arabic book publishing markets. Have you got one to tell? Let us know.
*+-HP’s innovations in digital printing allow publishers to reduce costs for printing and inventory management. Find out more on April 13 in London.
*+-Publishing Perspectives’ “Designing Books for Millennial Readers” conference revealed that authenticity is the key to unlocking the hearts of millennials.
*+-‘We are creating a new thing for a new generation of readers…this is the future,’ says Benjamin Alfonsi of Metabook’s new ultra-enhanced ebooks.
*+-Leading UK literary agency Andrew Nurnberg Associates is partnering with Istanbul’s AnatoliaLit agency to expand the agency’s activities in Turkey.
*+-Russia’s Samokat has been awarded the Jeri Laber International Freedom to Publish Award from the Association of American Publishers.
*+-You may think of teen comic hero Archie as a ‘nostalgia brand,’ but a fresh look and edgier stories he is being updated for a new generation of readers.
*+-Japan’s Rakuten, parent company of ebookseller Kobo, has purchased US ebook distributor OverDrive, likely blocking Kindle’s further expansion into libraries.
*+-Testing first, remaining flexible, and hanging out on Twitter are all best practices for to online book marketing today, says Derrick Schultz of Atavist.