Posts Tagged ‘Simon and Schuster’

When a publishing company oversteps its sales channel…

Like many other industries, book publishing has a sales channel. The publisher is responsible for publishing the book, and then sends it to a distributor, who will sell it to bookstores, who then sell the book to the end-user. E-book sales channels are smaller. The publisher can sell directly to the e-book channel, which acts as both distributor and online bookstore (e.g. Amazon).