‘A massively distributed fight for attention’ rages in the marketplace, delegates to Germany’s Publishers’ Forum are told. Is consumer service the strategy?
Rights today ‘are much more stringently controlled than in the past,’ says Klopotek’s David Hetherington ahead of London Book Fair.
The CEO of Peter Lang, an international publishing group, is now one of six owners pivoting the company to face outward from Bern. Four years ago, she says, the company was ‘very good at hiding.’
BEA’s’ Director of International Affairs Rüdiger Wishenbart’s new Global Ebook Report cites continental Europe’s ebooks “stalling even earlier” than in US, UK.
A reluctant industry? At Publishers’ Forum in Berlin, a first day of sessions has exposed what some see to be a surprisingly entrenched reluctance to embrace data’s centricity in a new and critical relationship with consumers.
‘Two days of intensive exchange’ are on tap as Berlin’s Publishers’ Forum opens focuses on how publishing is ‘expanding, converging, and fragmenting.’
A recap the key points in the 2014 Klopotek Publishers’ Forum in Berlin this past week. The top message to the German audience: ’embrace change or die.’
Top German executives at this year’s Publishers Forum in Berlin were pushed to confront pressing issues, such as getting their data in order and streamlining workflows.
What happens when you take a book and transform its content into a building, like Orhan Pamuk’s Museum of Innocence in Istanbul? Helmut von Berg considers.
The Publishers Forum in Berlin addressed the growing development of digital products like enhanced e-books, digital textbooks, e-book subscriptions.