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  • Print Output Dipped in 2013

    The number of print books produced by traditional publishers fell about 1% in 2013, according to statistics released by R.R. Bowker.

  • Dundurn Switches to POD in the U.K.

    Toronto-based independent publisher Dundurn Press announced yesterday that it is switching its U.K. sales and distribution to Ingram Publisher Services and a print-on-demand system in the territory.

  • Distribution: Regan Arts Signs with S&S

    Simon & Schuster has entered into a sales and distribution agreement with Regan Arts, the new publishing and multimedia unit at Phaidon headed by Judith Regan.

  • Distribution: Midpoint Adds Influence

    Effective immediately, Midpoint Trade Books will distribute for Vancouver-based independent, Influence Publishing.

  • Distribution: NBN Signs Globe Pequot Press

    Following the purchase of Globe Pequot Press by Rowman & Littlefield, National Book Network (NBN) will distribute Globe Pequot Press, associated imprints and distribution clients beginning August 1.

  • Distribution: IPG Signs Six

    Independent Publishers Group has struck deals with six new publishers—two under IPG Distribution, and four under Trafalgar Square Publishing.

  • Distribution: Ingram Adds Three

    Ingram Publisher Services has added Actar Publishers, Plough Publishing House, and Publishing to its list of clients.

  • Publishers Making Progress on the Environment, RAN Says

    The Rainforest Action Network has given 10 leading children’s book publishers generally high marks for the actions they have taken to protect the Indonesian rainforest and other endangered forests.

  • Distribution: Random House Canada Signs Charlesbridge

    Charlesbridge will begin its partnership with RHC on January 1, 2015.

  • Distribution: PRH, Soho Renew

    Penguin Random House Publisher Services has entered into a multi-year extension of its sales and distribution partnership with Soho Press, which began in 2011.

  • Distribution: Princeton Signs with De Gruyter

    Princeton University Press has signed an agreement with De Gruyter for non-exclusive global distribution rights to its e-books, effective summer 2014.

  • Distribution: PRH Adds Legendary Comics

    Legendary Comics, a division of Legendary Entertainment, announced that it has entered into a multi-year sales and distribution agreement with Penguin Random House Publisher Services.

  • IPG Adds Eight

    The Independent Publishers Group has signed eight new publishers—seven under IPG Distribution and one under Trafalgar Square Publishing.

  • Perseus Forms Academic Client Services Unit

    Perseus Books Group announced that it is establishing a new client services division dedicated to university presses and scholarly publishers.

  • B&T Expands to Canadian Libraries

    Baker & Taylor is bringing Axis 360, the distributor's digital media circulation program, into Canadian libraries.

  • Blurb Acquires MagCloud

    Blurb, the fast-growing POD self-publishing platform, has acquired MagCloud, a web-based print and digital publishing platform, from HP.

  • Distribution: Midpoint Adds Essential

    Midpoint Trade Books has signed Florida-based Essential Publishing, effective immediately.

  • Blurb Debuts Amazon Distribution

    The self-publishing platform is expanding its services, adding broader distribution through, a new set of free online design tools, and offset printing.

  • The BIEC Issues a Mostly Good Environmental Report

    The use by book manufacturers of certified paper was 47% in 2012, up from about 10% in 2007 but the use of recycled fiber has declined, according to a new study just released by the BIEC.

  • Distribution: Ingram Signs Two

    Ingram has added Clovercroft Publishing and Permuted Platinum to its list of publisher clients.

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