Hachette Book Group Renews Distribution Agreement with Time Home Entertainment Group
January 10, 2012 – Hachette Book Group (HBG) has renewed its book distribution services agreement with Time Home Entertainment Inc (THEI). Since January 2001, HBG has provided global fulfillment, distribution and sales services to THEI; THEI grew in 2007 to include Oxmoor House titles, which the company acquired.
Kenneth Michaels, COO of Hachette Book Group, said "As one of our oldest client publishers, our relationship with Time Home Entertainment Inc. dates back to when we were all part of the same parent company. I’m thrilled that THEI has reaffirmed our relationship, and that HBG will continue to be able to provide services to their strong family of brands."
Richard Fraiman, President and Publisher of Time Home Entertainment Inc. said, “Over the years, Hachette has helped us to grow our book business significantly and establish such bestsellers as LIFE 75 Years, Sports Illustrated 56, The CarbLovers Diet, and many more. We are naturally very pleased to continue our long-standing relationship with them.” Tom Mifsud, THEI’s Executive Director of Sales, added, “HBG’s excellent sales team has been very instrumental in helping us grow our trade sales in a very challenging business environment.”
About Hachette Book Group:
Hachette Book Group (HBG) is a leading trade publisher based in New York and a division of Hachette Livre, the second-largest publisher in the world. HBG publishes under the divisions of Little, Brown and Company, Little Brown Books for Young Readers, Grand Central Publishing, FaithWords, Center Street, Orbit, and Hachette Digital. For more information, visit www.hachettebookgroup.com.
About Time Home Entertainment Inc.:
Time Home Entertainment Inc. publishes a variety of branded books from America’s leading brands. Its general interest Time Home Entertainment imprint publishes bestselling brands like LIFE, TIME, SPORTS ILLUSTRATED, TIME For Kids, and many others. Its Oxmoor House imprint is a leading publisher of cookbooks under such best-selling brands as Cooking Light, Southern Living, Health, and Weber as well as many home improvement books under the Sunset and This Old House brands.