Posted by Business Insider on Wednesday, January 27, 2018 09:51:25In an exclusive interview with the Financial Times, Whiter Press Conference CEO Kristen Press spoke to how the conference has helped her with a focus on building a business, and how she’s looking forward to the next round of talks in London.
“I think it’s the first time we’ve been able to sit down together with people and talk about our business model, how we are going to do things, and why we’re doing what we are doing,” Press said.
“So it’s very exciting.
We’re excited about the next few months, but I think it’ll be a really good experience.”
The press conference also focused on the future of the digital market, with Whiter press announcing that the company is in talks with new players in the space.
“We’re talking to a lot of different companies in this space,” Press added.
“It’s definitely been exciting, and I think the future is bright.”
Whiter Press CEO Krista Press speaks during the press conference at the WhiterPress Conference in London, Britain, January 28, 2018.
Reuters/Phil NobleWhiterPress announced earlier this year that it had launched a partnership with the Guardian Media Group to publish an alternative, digital edition of its flagship publication, the Guardian.
“The Guardian Media brand has always been an important part of our business, but we now need to change our approach to business and our content strategy,” Press told the FT.
Whiter press, which launched its first edition in 1892, currently has 3.4 million digital subscribers, including the Guardian, but the company said it plans to double its digital subscriber base by the end of 2020.
Whitmer Press, which is part of the Whitter Group, is currently looking to add new digital editions to the print editions.
The company is also looking to expand its digital offerings, with Press noting that the launch of the Guardian’s new digital edition was a significant milestone for the business.
“This is a really big milestone for us,” Press, who is also the editor-in-chief of Whiterpress, told the Financial Press.
“We’re very excited about it.”