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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

American Flag Sales Bask in New Glory

American Flag Sales are increasing. In the flag business, summertime is like Christmas. After Memorial Day weekend, there’s Flag Day (June 14) and the Fourth of July, which all give sales a healthy boost. Eder Flag Manufacturing Co. in Oak Creek says it’s having a banner year. Sales are up 15%!  A high political climante […]

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 […]

Hot New Products to See at PRINT 17

Here’s a sampling of just some of the new products that will be highlighted during PRINT 17 Sept. 10-14 in Chicago. Visit www.Print2017.com for more info on the show. The Océ Colorado 1640 roll-to-roll printer from Canon USA. The Océ Colorado 1640 printer, from Canon Solutions America, Large Format Solutions – LFS, will be spotlighted. With top speeds […]

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 […]