Press Release: Trajectory Announces Major Agreements With Dangdang– a Leading Chinese Online Bookseller – Learner, Futa-Fata, Boom! Studios
Today, before the opening of Book Expo America, Trajectory, Inc. and Chinese online bookseller Dangdang (NYSE: DANG), announced a major partnership agreement. The partnership will allow Trajectory to further expand its leading global eBook distribution network with the addition Dangdang, the billion dollar a year Chinese bookseller who will be presenting Trajectory's English language catalogue of eBooks to its 4.5 million daily unique visitors.
According to Ms. Yang Yang, Director of Dangdang Digital, "As the leading online bookstore in China, we are very glad to work with Trajectory to introduce our first imported eBooks to Chinese readers."
Trajectory is also announcing that it has reached agreements with a broad range of English language publishers from North America and Europe including Learner, Boom! Studios, and Futa-Fata. These titles will be presented to DangDang along with titles from over 100 additional Trajectory publishing partners.
"We welcome this opportunity through Trajectory and Dangdang to broaden the reach of our English language catalog into China" said Arthur Klebanoff, CEO, Rosetta Books.
Maria Kjoller, Director of Rights, Special Sales & International Distribution for the Lerner Publishing Group states "Lerner is delighted to be working with Trajectory."
"We are thrilled to be expanding our global digital comic and graphic novel footprint with Trajectory," said Filip Sablik, President of Publishing and Marketing at BOOM! Studios. "We were searching for a partner that could help us get our content out in a variety of eBook formats to the widest possible section of the marketplace and they've been terrific in helping us streamline our eBook strategy. We have a passion for evangelizing the medium of comics as widely as possible and Trajectory is a big part of furthering that goal."
Trajectory, also known for its book-discoverability innovations, will be sharing elements from its natural language processing technology to help make English language books easier for Chinese readers to discover.