Penguin Random House UK has proposed closing its third-party distribution center in Grantham in 2025 due to rising costs and “supply chain challenges”, the Bookseller reports. The warehouse handles distribution for more than 40 publishers and has a staff of approximately 200, who are at risk of being laid off. In an email to staff, […]
DK will sell and distribute Rebel Girls‘ English language titles worldwide starting in spring 2023. Simon & Schuster now sells and distributes Papercutz worldwide.
In a logical move, Pan Macmillan’s full list will be distributed in the US by Macmillan itself, starting in July. The UK imprints have been distributed in the US by Trafalgar Square Publishing, part of IPG.
Something to keep an eye on in the quiet holidays ahead: Amazon and the European Union are reported to have agreed upon a settlement of two antitrust cases, which “will force the company to make significant changes to its business practices,” the NYT reports. They expect the settlement to be announced formally on December 20. […]
After over a hundred years in business, Ontario-based distributor Thomas Allen & Son will close at the end of March 2023, when their relationship with Workman Publishing terminates. Since Workman accounted for a substantial portion of Allen’s business — and Hachette handles its own Canadian distribution — the company indicates the closure was set in […]
Columbia University Press will sell and market frontlist and backlist for Floating Opera Press and ERIS. CUP will distribute ERIS titles worldwide, and Floating Opera titles in North America, South America, Australia, New Zealand, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East.