Publishers who have broad publishing programmes and sell across a range of retailers, including digital, are faring better than those reliant on high street visibility or sales.

Stephen Page, CEO Faber. The Bookseller.

That may seem blindingly obvious to most of us, but still far too many publishers are just now, amid a global pandemic-induced lockdown, realising their conscious resistance to new publishing opportunities that evolved in the last decade have them weakened and vulnerable in the new decade.