Initial Thoughts on RRD-QW Shotgun Marriage Proposal
Look at the bright side. The elimination of QW enables stronger pricing stands in those areas. RRD can dictate (and beef up) pricing. But I've gotta wonder. Somewhere in Sussex, WI, what is Joel Quadracci—chief exec of Quad/Graphics—thinking and feeling about this proposal? Competition-wise, he would be looking into the mouth of the monster.
This proposed deal and the recession are triggering major changes in the printing industry. Change is and will be thrust upon us, whether we care to see it or not. Stay tuned.