Quarto, the U.K.-based illustrated book publisher and distributor, has signed a distribution agreement with Hachette, in the U.S. and the U.K. Beginning January 1, 2014, Quayside Publishing Group in the U.S. and Canada will be distributed by the Hachette Book Group. On July 1, 2013, Quayside Publishing Group UK, QED and Rotovision will move to Littlehampton Book Services Ltd, a subsidiary of Hachette UK.

Ken Fund, president and CEO of Quayside said that working with Hachette "will ensure our books are distributed professionally throughout Europe and North America."