Starting February 1, Princeton University Press will be the exclusive distributor for the Princeton University Art Museum’s frontlist and backlist books, and will co-publish select titles. PUP will handle publicity, marketing, and global sales and distribution while the museum will handle editorial, design, and production.
Independent Publishers Group (IPG) has acquired UK-based United Independent Distributors (UID), which owns the distribution centers Marston, Orca Book Services and Turpin Distribution, along with Eurospan, a sales and marketing agency for international academic and professional publishers. The merger comes as UID opens a new warehouse in South East England to consolidate its distribution centers. […]
Ingram’s print-on-demand business Lightning Source has partnered with Dai Nippon Printing to expand its global POD and distribution capacities to Japan, “enabling books within [their] catalog to be accessed, printed and delivered in the local bookselling markets quickly,” Ingram svp of content acquisition, international David Taylor said. “This is an unprecedented advantage for the Japanese […]
This year, Penguin Random House is waiving the minimum-retail-value requirement for independent bookstores ordering titles during the holiday season. From October 1 to March 1, indie stores can order any quantity and–“weather and transport conditions permitting”–receive it within two days or less. PRH president, US Sales Jaci Updike said: “The elimination of minimums will help […]
Beginning June 1, 2022, IDW’s comic book periodicals, trade collections, and graphic novels will be sold and distributed by Penguin Random House Publisher Services to direct market comic book shops. PRHPS already distributes IDW’s trade books to bookstores. The exclusive, multi-year deal coincides with PRH’s goal to “support comic shops in fostering a life-long love […]
At the end of the year, Chronicle Books will no longer distribute Do Books titles in the US and Canada. Do will fulfill web orders directly and is not moving to another US distributor. Chronicle will accept Do returns through June 30, 2022.