21 May 2019
NEW YORK, MAY 20, 2019: Hachette Book Group (HBG) and The Quarto Group (Quarto) have announced a multi-year renewal agreement for distribution services. HBG has been providing North American distribution services to Quarto since 2014, and also provides European distribution through sister company Hachette UK. With its premier list of clients, Hachette Book Group remains the largest trade book distributor in the U.S. by volume.
Ken Fund, Chief Operating Officer at The Quarto Group commented: "We have had a successful relationship with HBG for many years. North America is Quarto's largest market and we look forward to continue working with them successfully in this strategic territory."
Todd McGarity, HBG's VP Business Development, commented: "We're extremely happy that through this long-term renewal, HBG will continue to help Quarto put their books into the hands of readers all across North America."
About Hachette Book Group
Hachette Book Group is a leading trade publisher based in New York and a division of Hachette Livre (a Lagardère company), the third-largest trade and educational publisher in the world. HBG is made up of seven publishing groups: Little, Brown and Company; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Grand Central Publishing; Perseus Books; Orbit; Hachette Nashville; and Hachette Audio. For more information, visit hachettebookgroup.com.