Getty Images reported revenue of $118.2 million for the 3rd quarter, up 4% over the 2nd quarter, and exceeded analysts expectations for earnings. RF sales were up significantly. TAXI and TIB did extremely well.
This edition has stories on: Veer Launches New Company, Stock Index USA East 2003, Interpublic Forcasts Lower Earnings, Creative Eye Update, Naturepl.com Enters North America and Towery Publishers Closes.
Getty & Corbis are talking. There are no official statements, but given the impact any agreement between these two companies will have on the industry it is useful to examine what might happen. This story explores a number of issues related to the talks.
This issue has short items on Getty and Corbis in Talks, Copyright Watch, Stock Catalogs Or Art Books?, Mayes Joins ImageSource, Veer Directory - First and Last Issue, and Insuring That Customers Delete Digital Files.
More and more book publishers are insisting on ten year usage licenses for the images they want to purchase. This story discusses the implications of licensing for such long terms when the way these images will be used is likely to change dramatically over the usage period. It also suggests strategies for framing the license.