According to the German newspaper, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Amazon is establishing two new logistic centers in Munich to offer same-day delivery in the city.
A leading German magazine on digital business, t3n, will now deliver their newsletters via WhatsApp. Could this model work for book publishers as well?
Madrid-based library ebook and digital distribution platform Odilo is expanding globally with a catalog offering 300k titles in Spanish, English and more.
Matt Devereux of NBN International in the UK wants publishers to better understand the book distribution business and has turned to social media to help.
In Madrid, several top ebook distributors meet to discuss mutual challenges in book publishing and the possibility of a common European digital market.
The military conflicts in Syria, Yemen and Iraq have cut into MENA publishers’ ability to sell and distribute books, while piracy remains a top concern.
In the UAE, the new Sharjah Book Authority will offer printing services to regional publishers, as well as offer distribution, research and events.
The second annual Self-Publishing Day in Münster, Germany, brought together authors, distributors and bestselling self-publishers like Poppy J. Anderson.
HP’s innovations in digital printing allow publishers to reduce costs for printing and inventory management. Find out more on April 13 in London.
Japan’s Rakuten, parent company of ebookseller Kobo, has purchased US ebook distributor OverDrive, likely blocking Kindle’s further expansion into libraries.