Lighting Flashes Onto Ebook Scene With Digital Fulfillment Package
- Lightning Print Moves into E-books. Zeitchik, Steven M. // Publishers Weekly;5/8/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 19, p16
Announces the acquisition of JNMedia by Lightning Print. Goal of the company in relation to the distribution of electronic books; How Lightning Print emphasized its interest in expanding the business; Background information on JNMedia.
- Lightning Print Becomes Lightning Source. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/15/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 20, p11
Deals with the decision of Lightning Print to change its name to Lightning Source to highlight its involvement with the digital delivery of information. Actions taken by Lightning Source to position itself as a major player in the electronic book market; Number of book titles it plans to...
- Lightning Source & Glassbook Team. ROGERS, MICHAEL // Library Journal;10/15/2000, Vol. 125 Issue 17, p22
Reports that Lightning Source and Glassbook Inc. have teamed up to distribute electronic books and digital content over the Internet. Details of the deal.
- Lightning Print enters e-book manufacturing business. Letts, Mike // Seybold Report on Internet Publishing;Jun2000, Vol. 4 Issue 10, p18
Informs that Lighting Print, an Ingram Industries Inc. subsidiary that makes printed books on demand, announced plans to enter the e-book business as a manufacturing and fulfillment house that will serve a variety of publishers and retailers. Renaming into Lightning Scope to reflect new, wider...
- Lightning Source Readies For The U.K., Further European Expansion. // Book Publishing Report;07/31/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 30, p5
Reports on expansion plans of Lightning Source in Great Britain and the European markets. Agreements with book wholesalers, Bertram Group and Blackwell's; Providing print-on-demand services to British publishers and retailers; Creation of a separate business operation to be headed by Susan...
- Interest in On-Demand Grows. Zeitchik, Steven M. // Publishers Weekly;8/9/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 32, p204
Details a survey conducted by Ingram's Lightning Print (LP) division on book titles for which it has received on-demand orders. Percentage of titles priced under $25; Comments from Larry Brewster of LP; Genres of book titles.
- Lightning Print adds services. // Publishers Weekly;5/3/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 18, p11
Reports on Lightning Print's addition of two features to its on-demand book printing service. Drop-ship order fulfillment; Capability to print books with a hardcover binding; Booksellers' participation in the drop-ship service.
- Lightning Source, Versaware Team Up. Reid, Calvin // Publishers Weekly;8/21/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 34, p23
Reports on the strategic alliance made by the electronic book service provider Lightning Source with electronic publishing service Versaware. Details on the alliance; Views of Ed Marino, chief executive officer of Lightning Source, on the alliance; Impact of the alliance on the electronic book...
- E-Publishing Panel a Sell-out. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;6/5/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 23, p29
Focuses on the status of the e-publishing business discussed by two panels sponsored by the Book Industry Study Group in New York on May 22, 2000. Predicted evolution of retailers and distributors; View of Barnes & Noble on e-publishing; Biggest problem Lightning Source faced; Commitment of...