Under the leadership of Dato, Karangkraf Media Group has become perhaps the most dominant book publisher and printer in Malaysia.
In the UAE, the new Sharjah Book Authority will offer printing services to regional publishers, as well as offer distribution, research and events.
HP’s innovations in digital printing allow publishers to reduce costs for printing and inventory management. Find out more on April 13 in London.
India exports just 0.5% of the world’s books, surprising considering the potential strength of the printing industry, and execs are collaborating to compete.
When it comes to printing, India and China are fierce competitors. Based on your experience, which country has the lead? Why? And what can be improved?
Late last month, Ingram Content Group launched Global Connect, a printing and distribution program, and recently announced a partnership with Brazilian distributor Singular.
Just like its economy, emerging at a growth rate of 8.8%, India’s publishing industry is expanding at a rapid pace.
By Edward Nawotka Today’s story about Nigeria’s Cassava Republic suggests that e-books may be the perfect means of overcoming African publishing’s printing and distribution problems. Of course, as the publisher in the story notes, there still isn’t that much Internet penetration, but it is improving. At what point do you foresee e-books being a viable distribution channel for Africa, the …
By Edward Nawotka In today’s lead story we cover the launch of Abu Dhabi Distribution, a new pan-Arab book distribution company opened by the organization responsible for running the Abu Dhabi International Book Festival (ADIBF). Distribution has long been a problem for book publishers in the Arabic-speaking region, with 80% books only available within a five kilometer radius of the …
By Edward Nawotka ABU DHABI: On the opening day of the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, the Abu Dhabi Authority for Culture and Heritage (ADACH), the organization responsible for the event, has launched Abu Dhabi Distribution (ADD), a new private company to facilitate book distribution to the GCC countries, the Maghreb and the Levant, as well as servicing Arab communities …
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