IngramSpark – Reviewed

Ingram Book Group is the largest distributor and wholesaler of books in the United States. Founded in 1964, the company also owns Lightning Source, a print and fulfilment company with facilities throughout the world. In the summer of 2013, Ingram launched a dedicated publishing platform for small publishers. Although touted by many as Ingram’s answer […]

Ingram Spark: A Flash of Lightning or A Bolt of Reality for Self-Publishers?

Something tells me that the word ‘Spark’ is going to be on the lips of many self-published authors over the coming  months and I’m sure there will be many articles, lines and comments written about a path yet to be taken by many indie publishers. Working with Lightning Sourcedirectly has become a common path for […]

Lightning Source Expand Print Operations With EPAC Print Agreement

Lightning Source is to expand its global print operations with the announcement of a licensing agreement between Ingram Content Group and EPAC Print. From the press release: Ingram Content Group licenses EPAC Technologies book manufacturing technology and expands Lightning Source operations NASHVILLE, TN – Ingram Content Group today announced a licensing agreement with EPAC Technologies […]

Ingram Content Group and O’Reilly Media Create Total Inventory Management Publishing Model

Nashville, TN (Vocus/PRWEB) April 07, 2011 Ingram Content Group Inc. and O’Reilly Media today announced a groundbreaking total inventory management initiative that integrates O’Reilly Media’s leading-edge technology content with Ingram’s worldwide print, distribution, and inventory management solutions. Through the use of real-time consumer demand, retail inventory requirements and demand forecasting, the new initiative will allow […]

Ingram To Open Lightning Source Plant in Melbourne This June

The Ingram Content Group today announced that it would be opening a Lightning Source plant in Melbourne, Australia this June. Ingram confirmed in September last year that they would open an Australian plant but had not at that stage chosen the exact location. From the press release: NASHVILLE, TN – Ingram Content Group Inc. today announced Melbourne […]

Digital Book World | Interview with Ingram’s David Prichard

Digital Book World has an interview below with David Prichard, CEO of Ingram Book Group (they own Lightning Source and the largest book distributor and wholesaler in the USA). From the interview: A day will come, I believe, that you’ll be reading your digital reader and you decide “I would rather have a printed copy” […]

Introducing the North American Big Six – The Shatzkin Files

Introducing the North American Big Six – The Shatzkin Files: “But from the perspective of publishers or booksellers outside the United States, there is a new North American Big Six. These are the companies that have direct relationships with publishers — all of them that matter in the US (with one noteworthy exception) and, increasingly, […]

Ingram Content Group Sign Agreement with Springer

The Ingram Content Group has signed an agreement with global scientific publisher, Springer, for their new integrated distribution service model. The signing of the deal follows a similar agreement Ingram made with Macmillan last month. From the Press Release: Ingram Content Group Inc. and Springer today announced a new integrated distribution services model that combines […]

Not Your Father’s Ingram | Publishers Weekly

| Skip Prichard, president and CEO of the Ingram Content Group, talks with Publishers Weekly this morning about the expanded moves from print to digital services. Ingram has long been thought of as the book industry’s quintessential middleman, distributing publishers’ books and other products to thousands of accounts. But over the past five to 10 […]

Ingram to Open POD Facility in Australia

Ingram to Open POD Facility in Australia Ingram Content Group announced plans to open a networked Lightning Source print-on-demand book production facility in Australia. The new Australian POD facility will manufacture both paperback and hardcover black and white interior books and should begin operation in June 2011. Related articles by Zemanta Ingram Content Group Expands […]