Dead Tree Edition
August 06, 2014
A commentator I respect, Joe Wikert, published a piece last week headlined “How Print Is Killing Publishers” that at first struck me as completely wrongheaded and backwards. But what we have here is failure to communicate.“Print is a publisher’s silent killer” because publishers are relying on print “even at the expense of digital transformation and growth,” Wikert wrote for Book Business magazine. “The crazy part is we all know it's a big problem and yet very few publishers are taking evasive action.”Publishers’ biggest problem, Wikert claimed, is when their brands are “directly associated with print” – that is, “when consumers
August 08, 2014
The last collection times at nearly half of the post boxes in Britain have been brought forward to... This is a summary- visit postalnewsblog.com for the full story, comments and more.
Courier, Express, and Postal Observer
May 12, 2014
Australia Post just announced that it will expand to 6 day delivery starting in the 4th quarter of this year. However, Australia Post’s actions should not provide any hope for those in the United States trying to save Saturday delivery as Australia Post’s actions are limited to parcel delivery. (See Australia Post to deliver parcels on weekends as trading hours extended) The move to expand parcel delivery to Saturday was announced at the same time Australia Post announced that it would expand retail hours at its corporate offices to Saturdays as well. These actions both provide Australia Post with the