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In a recent blog post, I took a look at the problems that HDA has been facing. A major debt restructuring has led to unsettling occurrences, such as HDA refusing 57,000 copies of a magazine with no explanation. Stranger still, HDA employees showed up to work on Monday to find the doors of their company closed. Bob Ketterer, HDA Inc.'s president, CEO and chairman,…Continue
Posted on February 7, 2014 at 11:00am
The past week has been, for me, quite remarkable.
I just got back from Distripress Toronto, where about 600 delegates from almost 60 countries met to discuss the state of the business and their place in the business.
On the way back through the Toronto airport, I waited at the gate where lovely bright workstations provided plenty of places for everyone to plug in their laptaps and phones and power up. Ipad stations were…Continue
Posted on October 31, 2013 at 5:07pm
"If you don't do anything different," Peter Fagerstrom of Swedish distributor Svenska Interpress said, "you're not going to see a difference."
The crisis in print that we’re experience here in the U.S. is resonating around the world, and different markets are reacting in different ways. At the recent Distripress Congress in Toronto, Fagerstrom was almost Shakespearian in his approach, determined to take arms against the sea of troubles, and…Continue
Posted on October 31, 2013 at 5:04pm
The future of print-its prognosis, really-was the topic of Forum Day at theDistripress Congress in Toronto, a day when industry luminaries gathered to share their views of our challenges and opportunities in the coming years.
John Cruickshank, publisher of the Toronto Star and president of Star Media Group, led with a keynote in which he told the assembled group,…Continue
Posted on October 31, 2013 at 4:59pm