Hachette Book Group Renews Distribution Contract with Chronicle
December 14, 2011 — Hachette Book Group (HBG) announced that they have renewed their distribution services agreement with San Francisco based Chronicle Books. Since January 2008, HBG has provided fulfillment and distribution services into the United States trade market to Chronicle Books and their clients, which include Moleskine. HBG also provides international sales support into Latin America, the Caribbean and the Middle East, as well as fulfillment of web orders placed on the Chronicle Books website.
Kenneth Michaels, COO of Hachette Book Group, said "Chronicle Books is one of the smartest, most creative publishers around ? and a great partner, who continues to find new places to sell and merchandise books. We are extremely happy to be continuing our relationship with them."
Jack Jensen, President of Chronicle said, ?This contract extension allows us to build on the great relationship we have established with the Hachette Book Group over the past four years. It will also ensure that our ever-growing Chronicle Books and Distribution Partner customer base will continue to experience first tier customer service and fulfillment .?
*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 Chronicle Books:*
One of the most admired and respected publishing companies in the U.S., Chronicle Books was founded in 1967 and over the years has developed a reputation for award-winning, innovative books. Chronicle Books publishes illustrated titles in design, art, architecture, photography, food, lifestyle and pop culture, much admired books for children, and stylish, original gift products such as stationery, decks, and kits. Chronicle Books' objective is to create and distribute exceptional publishing that's instantly recognizable for its spirit, creativity, and value.
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