How do you solve a problem like USPS?

The United States Postal Service (USPS), which lost $20 billion dollars during the last two fiscal years, wants to do what all government entities do when facing revenue and business volume loses…raise rates. Called an “exigent rate increase,” the ... Continue Reading

Short Order Publishing

Newsstand operations have been notorious for their inefficiencies and waste. Now there’s an innovation that could change the business. But is it too late? Meganews Magazines has introduced a kiosk that prints magazines on demand. In a space ... Continue Reading

Online subscription pricing on the rise

Business Media reports that publishers are taking a tougher position on pricing their online content ... Continue Reading

Are iPads dead?

It may seem a little crazy, or at least greatly premature, to pronounce the demise of iPads that have only been in existence a few years. Yet the tech blogosphere is carry pieces that do just that. For example, “Is the iPad Era Already Drawing to a ... Continue Reading

Magazine subscriptions: Is print dead?

“The sensibility that print is cratering is just nuts.” So said Charles Townsend, CEO of Condé Nast last year at the Paley Center for Media (Audience Development magazine). This may seem like backward thinking to some who have placed their bets on ... Continue Reading