Sharjah Book Authority and Ingram Content Group announce a joint venture, Lightning Source Sharjah, a print-on-demand installation at Sharjah Publishing City.
‘Our children’s book business now accounts for more than half our annual sales,’ says Sourcebooks’ Kay Birkner as the company buys BES Publishing.
A new international rights hit for Sourcebooks, Scarlett St. Clair’s ‘dark fantasy romance’ has just sold into at least eight territories.
Totting up the pros and cons of being an independent publisher, Richard Charkin assesses Mensch Publishing on its third anniversary.
Germany’s Bookwire buys Bok2 for added print-on-demand capacity, while Ingram sells edtech company VitalSource 15 years after acquiring it.
Ingram Content Group seeds Binc’s ‘Survive to Thrive’ bookstore grant program, with additional major support from publishers and Bookshop.org.
Book distribution giant Ingram announces a new printing and shipping facility in Melbourne, while American and British plants are being upgraded.
In Germany, a prize never yet awarded is canceled, as ALTA’s program of American translation awards adjusts deadlines, and a UK program for independent writer announces its prizes online.
With Ingram’s and Simon & Schuster’s exits from London Book Fair, other publishers are watchful–concerned both for employee safety and for cost in case of a quarantine.
The distribution and remote-printing powerhouse Ingram Lightning Source becomes the anchor tenant at Sharjah Publishing City, the world’s first free trade zone for publishing.