Given a green light by competition authorities, Poland’s bookseller Empik adds Platon to its assets, a major national and international book distributor.
Draft2Digital’s ebook platform adds international library distribution. London’s Quarto partners with two new distributors for Iberoamericana.
Germany-based Bookwire announces a major new client in ebook distribution, and Frankfurt Book Fair partners with a distribution association on a new networking event.
The US-based Ingram Publishing Services adds a UK distribution operation, while the late Ed Victor’s agency list in London moves to Curtis Brown.
‘Global vision, local service’ is how Bookwire has pushed deep into its Latin American expansion after success in Germany and Spain.
Characterized as South Korea’s largest ebook service, Ridibooks’ parent company raises funds. And Quarto Group Takes on Zest Books distribution.
Among the many partnerships being announced this week during BookExpo in New York City, many include international elements.
The European Commission calls Amazon’s antitrust commitments ‘a timely, effective and comprehensive solution to the competition concerns’ raised.
Citing robust international publishing output and efforts to tackle problems, Bloomsbury’s Richard Charkin gives an overview at Abu Dhabi.
Publishers, distributors, booksellers, and authors find themselves pointing at each other in a reported ‘vicious circle’ for Nigeria’s market.