Sales and Distribution Options for Canadian Publishers in the US (2011)

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3rd edition

The US book market is huge and enticing for a Canadian publisher. Yet, the ways to approach it are manifold and it is important for publishers to have the right information in hand before choosing a distributor, a sales rep, or a wholesaler. Written by Tom Woll, this guide explains these options while paying specific attention to their respective impacts for Canadian publishers.

Ask yourself the right questions, see the costs involved, weigh the efforts needed versus your resources. The right option can lead the way to a sustained presence of your books in the US.

This new edition gives an updated view of book distribution in the US, as well as information on the consolidation of chain retailers and national distributors.

53 pages

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