The SNE warns of ‘a concentration such as the French book market has never known’ in the merger of Vivendi and Lagardère.
Two leaders in the fields of investment and finance took questions from book industry journalists in this year’s Frankfurt Studio program.
Planning to publish up to 20 books per year, Marie-Pierre Gracedieu leaves Paris to establish a new press called Le Bruit du Monde.
Under extended COVID-19 restrictions, French publishing companies grapple with salary and payment schedules, book release timing, and digital options.
Publishers, journalists, business leaders, and policy makers are part of the first group of speakers announced for the IPA’s world congress in Norway.
UNSILO announces a partnership with journal publisher BMJ, while Vivendi is approved to close its acquisition of Editis in France.
After six decades in publishing and 13 years on Frankfurt’s Advisory Board, French book publisher Alain Gründ talks about his family’s publishing legacy.
Virginie Clayssen, digital manager of Editis, France’s 2nd biggest publishing group, survey’s the Euro e-book scene and says each country ‘has its own rhythm.’
Alain Kouck, CEO of Editis, discusses his company’s foray into digital publishing.
By Olivia Snaije French publishers, like those in many other countries, are facing the challenge of digital distribution for e-books. Until now, French publishers have opted to distribute books individually. Hachette owns Numilog, l’Harmattan has L’Harmathèque, and Editis has built E-Plateforme. Only Flammarion, Gallimard and Le Seuil-La Martinière are collaborating and are creating their own platform, Eden-Livres. As with most …