By Edward Nawotka GUADALAJARA: The annual Feria Internacional del Libro (FIL)—otherwise known as the Guadalajara International Book Fair—finished up last week. Considered by many to be among the most enjoyable of all international book fairs, FIL also featured some provocative deep-thinking about the future of the publishing industry in the Americas. Publishing Perspectives spoke with John W. Warren, Director of …
Innovation and the digital dynamic in sales and distribution get special attention this year in the annual Contec México conference in February.
The book business hasn’t experienced disruption as dramatic as that of industries, says Jacob Dalborg. The ‘core publishing activities of acquiring, editing and publishing stories’ are resilient.
Veteran publishing consultant Bruce Harris advises publishers to get out of warehousing and fulfillment and into their own branded bookstores.