Tag Archives: Dave Schanke

Deliverance: Distributors Go for Special & Strategy

Yes, Random House is still aggressive and aggressively seeking new clients. And, yes, this year continued the increased competition that has come to define the distribution biz. Yet, open warring and panic has died down, making 2005 a steady and (gasp) successful year for many. With the exception of pro-growth Ingram, Consortium and RH, many…Continue Reading

Move It

Move It By its most elemental definition, “distribution” means “to move,” so perhaps it’s no surprise that this arm of the book publishing business is doing laps that even the Queen Mary 2 can’t keep up with. It seems everyone is re-evaluating the most efficient ways to get their books to market. Constant attention to…Continue Reading