Ingram Book Group

Press Release: Global Content Distribution Simplified with Ingram Content Group’s New Global Connect Locations
October 14, 2015 at 1:33 pm

NASHVILLE, Tenn.—October 14, 2015—Publishers can reach readers around the world and easily build a comprehensive global distribution strategy with Ingram Content Group’s newest Global Connect relationships in China, India and Italy through Lightning Source Inc. “We’ve expanded our Global Connect program to include print opportunities in China, India and Italy,” said David Taylor, Senior Vice…

Press Release: Ingram Publisher Services Adds Five New Clients
September 15, 2015 at 2:31 pm

NASHVILLE, TN—September 14, 2015—Ingram Publisher Services Inc., an Ingram Content Group company, today announced the addition of five new publisher clients: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Books & Books Press, Made for Success Publishing, Waterhouse Press and Hoffman Media. "We are pleased to welcome Wilfrid Laurier University Press, Books & Books Press, Made for Success, Waterhouse…

Perseus, Independent Book Publisher, Again Explores a Sale
September 10, 2015 at 2:11 pm

The Perseus Books Group, a large independent publisher, is up for sale again. The company announced on Wednesday that it had hired the investment banking firm Greenhill & Company to advise it on a possible sale, after receiving multiple inquiries from potential buyers.

Press Release: Ingram Content Group Launches 1440 Accelerator to Find Innovations to Shape the Future of the Publishing Industry
July 14, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Today, Ingram Content Group announced the launch of its new accelerator program, 1440, named for the year Johannes Gutenberg perfected his printing press technology. Built on the belief that publishing innovation has the power to change the world, 1440 aims to find and accelerate startups creating the next breakthrough innovations in the publishing industry.

Amazon Textbook Rental Competitor Chegg Chucks Physical Inventory
February 24, 2015

Online college textbook rental company Chegg is getting out of textbook ownership to stay in the textbook rental business.

Chegg, which competes with Amazon on physical textbook rentals but preceded Amazon into the rental market by several years, has cut a deal with Ingram Content Group. Ingram, a well-known book distributor, will take over responsibility for buying, warehousing and shipping the physical textbooks, with the phase-in beginning May 1 and complete by the end of 2015. Chegg will continue to market its textbook rental service, but essentially Ingram will handle all actual textbook purchases and fulfillment.

Brian Dauphin Named Chief Financial Officer at Ingram Content Group, Succeeding Frank Kerrigan
January 24, 2014

Brian Dauphin, Senior Vice President of Ingram Content Group, will become the company's Chief Financial Officer on July 1, reporting to CEO John R. Ingram. Mr. Dauphin will succeed Frank A. Kerrigan, who has served as Ingram's CFO since 1996. Mr. Kerrigan has announced his intent to retire next year. Effective July 1, he will become Senior Vice President, for a transition period.