Publishing News [Global]

The much-anticipated book Harry Potter and the Cursed Child¸ the latest from the pen of JK Rowling has become the top pre-order book for both Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The book was released on July 31, birthday of Harry Potter and Rowling.

Leading software provider to the publishing industry, Ingenta, has acquired 5 fifteen Ltd, software supplier to the magazine and newspaper industry. Established in the UK in 1999, 5 fifteen is renowned for its web-based advertising platform, ad DEPOT, which allows media organisations to sell, manage and deliver print and digital advertising. The system is used by major organisations such as Hearst Corporation, Trusted Media Brands (Reader’s Digest), Springer Nature and Elsevier.

As part of the acquisition, ad DEPOT will be incorporated into Ingenta’s product suite and will change its name to Ingenta Advertising.