Gannett merges with GateHouse Media to form massive newspaper company

New York (CNN Business)Two of American’s largest newspaper chains announced on Monday that they will merge, uniting hundreds of local newsrooms under a single company.New Media Investment Group, the parent company of GateHouse Media, said that it had arrived at an agreement to acquire Gannett (GCI) for a combination of stock and cash.Both companies have vast portfolios. Gannett publishes…Continue reading Gannett merges with GateHouse Media to form massive newspaper company

Print and Digital Ads Influence

LIVONIA, Mich.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Nov 1, 2018–Valassis, a leader in activating consumers through intelligent media delivery, today announced results of a new study, examining consumer behavior when it comes to entertainment and travel. Based on responses of over 1,700 consumers, Valassis uncovered several factors impacting consumers’ planning and purchasing decisions for various activities, including movies, concerts, sporting…Continue reading Print and Digital Ads Influence

Quad Graphics to Acquire LSC Communications in All-Stock Transaction

Business Combination Creates Highly Efficient Print Platform to Fuel Quad’s 3.0 Transformation and Strengthen the Role of Print in a Multichannel Media World Quad/Graphics, Inc. QUAD, +3.58% (“Quad/Graphics” or “Quad”), a leading marketing solutions provider, and LSC Communications, Inc. LKSD, +4.69%(“LSC Communications”), a leader in print and digital media solutions, today announced that their boards of directors have approved a…Continue reading Quad Graphics to Acquire LSC Communications in All-Stock Transaction

How Are You Spending National Book Lovers Day?

From clay tablets in the third millennium B.C. to e-books in the second millennium A.D., books have played a crucial role in preserving cultures, educating the masses, and entertaining us for thousands and thousands of years. If you have ever read a book, you have Johannes Gutenberg to thank—with the invention of the printing press…Continue reading How Are You Spending National Book Lovers Day?

Why Marketers Can’t Count Out Printed Magazines in 2018

The following article was originally published by Publishing Executive. To read more of their content, subscribe to their newsletter, Reboot. Media pundits like to claim that the magazine industry is failing and that print is an antiquated medium. True or not, the “print is dead” drumbeat inevitably taints the perception media buyers have of print as a…Continue reading Why Marketers Can’t Count Out Printed Magazines in 2018

How COLORHUB is Pushing Reset on the Printing Industry

Every company’s journey starts with a founder or set of co-founders. ColorHub’s starts with two brothers from Grand Rapids, Michigan. Andrew Harris, now CMO, and Tim Harris, CEO. With entrepreneurial intentions, the two grew up dreaming about starting a business together. When Andrew was in college, he and Tim, who had been working in the…Continue reading How COLORHUB is Pushing Reset on the Printing Industry