TITLE

U.S. publishers could do better in Europe, says insider in U.K

AUTHOR(S)
Lottman, Herbert R.; Milliot, Jim
PUB. DATE
June 1994
SOURCE
Publishers Weekly;6/13/1994, Vol. 241 Issue 24, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that the American book business could be more lucrative in Europe than it is at present. Opinion of Bing Taylor, general manager for books at British bookselling company W.H. Smith; British publishers' domination of the European book market; Expansion opportunities for American publishers in Eastern Europe; American publishers' concern with the Net Book Agreement in Britain.
ACCESSION #
9407130264

 

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