Simon & Schuster CEO Carolyn Reidy is eagerly exploring new business models but acknowledges there’s still room for old-fashioned intuition in publishing.
When book publishers must compete with other media for readers’ attention, publishers should have a clear vision for their business and titles.
Hachette’s famous ebook pricing dispute with Amazon may be over but its shadow stretched over yesterday’s CEO panel at the 2015 Frankfurt Book Fair.
From CEO talks to discussions about translation, licensing and education of the future, the first official day of the Frankfurt Book Fair 2015 was buzzing.
Speaking at The Markets, Robert Kim said that Korea’s high standard of living and world’s best internet makes it a leader in developing educational tools.
The definition of what a publisher does is up for grabs, and one German executive predicts his company will one day employ more IT pros than editors.
While Salman Rushdie was speaking at the opening press conference, Iranian publishers were making new arrangements to hold their meetings in Frankfurt.
Read about Salman Rushdie, Iranian publishers, The Markets conference, the Rights Directors Meeting and more in our Frankfurt Book Fair show daily for Wednesday.
What publishing really needs is the proverbial ‘jet pack,’ the space-age innovation that will propel books and reading culture into the next era.
Ahead of the Frankfurt Book Fair, Ed Nawotka reflects on the up-and-coming stars, those in the spotlight and behind the scenes, of the publishing world.