Lightning Source Readies For The U.K., Further European Expansion

July 2000
Book Publishing Report;07/31/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 30, p5
Trade Publication
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 Wilson-Higgins.


Related Articles

  • After Growing From Gee Whiz To Mainstream Lightning Source Says It's Just Getting Started. Holt, Karen Jenkins // Book Publishing Report;7/15/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 27, p1 

    Reports on the organizational change in book publisher Lightning Source Inc. Firm's promise to revolutionize publishing; Number of books printed by the firm; Corporate strategy.

  • On Demand, Lightning Source share resources. Mitting, William // PrintWeek (Haymarket Business Publications Ltd);4/10/2008, p11 

    The article reports on the merger of On Demand Books, the manufacturer of the Espresso Book Machine, and Lightning Source, an international on-demand print group. The two companies aim to develop digital strategies for the book industry. The deal also allows Lightning Source to have access to...

  • Publishers try out Espresso Book Machine pilot programme.  // Research Information;Jun/Jul2009, Issue 42, p5 

    The article reports on the launching of the Espresso Book Machine (EBM) pilot by Lightning Source Inc. It explains that the EBM pilot, basically an automated teller machine for books, enables availability of titles of publishers at point-of-sale EBM locations. Printing, binding and trimming for...

  • 10 MILLION AND COUNTING.  // Publishers Weekly;11/3/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 44, p16 

    Announces that Lightning Source has celebrated the printing of its 10-million copy through its print-on-demand system on October 22, 2003. Highlight of the celebration.

  • Spall Joins Lightning.  // Publishers Weekly;9/27/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 39, p16 

    Reports on the move of Lightning Source to appoint Kevin Spall are vice president for sales and marketing. Background of Spall.

  • Print On Demand and the Changing Face of Book Publishing. Alexander, George // Seybold Report: Analyzing Publishing Technologies;5/29/2008, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p9 

    The article discusses the impact of the growth of the Web and the maturation of print-on-demand technology to the book publishing industry in the U.S. The author stated the two companies Amazon.com and Lightning Source are primarily responsible for setting in motion the tectonic shift in book...

  • Lighting Flashes Onto Ebook Scene With Digital Fulfillment Package.  // Book Publishing Report;05/15/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 20, p5 

    Reports on Lightning Print Inc.'s plan to expand into the electronic book market. Company's decision to change its name to Lightning Source Inc.; Unveiling of the company's Web site; Expected increase in Lightning Source's titles.

  • B&T to Sell Lightning Titles. Zeitchik, Steven // Publishers Weekly;1/7/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 1, p16 

    Talks about the deal between Baker & Taylor and Lightning Source, which would make Lightning's titles available to Baker's customers. Advantages from the deal; Estimated number of titles in Lightning's database.

  • News Briefs.  // Publishers Weekly;4/7/2008, Vol. 255 Issue 14, p8 

    This section offers news briefs related to the publishing industry. Bob Miller has resigned as president of Hyperion to head a publishing studio at HarperCollins. Lightning Source has signed a deal with On Demand Books, proprietor of the Espresso Book Machine, in a deal that will give On Demand...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics