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April 15, 2021

Ingram Content Group Ingram Content Group announces agreement for Francisco Partners to acquire VitalSource Technologies. Ingram Content Group announced it has signed a definitive agreement to sell VitalSource Technologies LLC to Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm that specializes in partnering with technology businesses. [Full Announcement].

March 3, 2021

Ingram Content Group Two Rivers Distribution signs four new publishing clients. Two Rivers Distribution, a brand of Ingram Content Group, announced the addition of four new clients to its global sales and distribution network effective spring 2021: Platform Books LLC, LIFELINES, G Editions, and Girl Friday Books. [Full Announcement].

February 17, 2021

Ingram Content Group Ingram Content Group VP Sales and Acquisitions to Retire. After 45 years of dedicated service in the publishing industry, Matty Goldberg, Vice President of Sales and Acquisitions with Ingram Content Group, is retiring at the end of March 2021. [Full Announcement].

December 14, 2020

Ingram Content Group Lightning Source UK renamed Ingram Content Group. Lightning Source UK Ltd has been renamed to Ingram Content Group UK Ltd, or, for market purposes, Ingram Content Group. This change helps create a more consistent global approach to our brand and brings together Ingram Content Group's publisher and retail services in the UK into one named entity. There will not be any changes to operations or services. [Full Announcement].

December 2, 2020

Ingram Content Group Publica announces agreement with Ingram Content Groups CoreSource Plus. Publica, the fast-evolving content commerce network, announced a new collaboration with Ingram Content Group, bringing millions of books from hundreds of publishers into the network by integrating CoreSource Plus, Ingram's digital asset management and distribution platform. [Full Announcement].

October 7, 2020

Ingram Content Group Paige Allen named new director of IngramSpark. Ingram Content Group announced the hiring of Paige Allen as the new Director of IngramSpark®, Ingram's award-winning self-publishing platform. [Full Announcement].

July 9, 2020

Ingram Content Group panOpen and VitalSource Announce Agreement to Distribute OER-Courseware. panOpen and VitalSource announced a distribution agreement to deliver panOpen OER-based courseware across the network of VitalSource higher education institutions and partners. [Full Announcement].

June 3, 2019

Ingram Content Group Ingram Announces new Chief Information Officer. Ingram Content Group announced Steve Marshall as its new Chief Information Officer. As CIO, Marshall will oversee all IT operations as well as lead Ingram’s overall strategies as a technology services company. [Full Announcement].

November 26, 2018

Ingram Content Group Ingram Backs Binc on Giving Tuesday and Continues with the 12 Days of Giving. Ingram Publisher Services LLC, an Ingram company, supports bookstores and booksellers during Giving Tuesday with a donation of over $10,000 to Binc on behalf of its publishing clients, including those with Publishers Group West, Consortium, Two Rivers Distribution, Ingram Academic and Ingram Publisher Services. [Full Announcement].

November 8, 2018

Ingram Content Group Consortium announces eight new publishers for distribution. Consortium Book Sales & Distribution, one of Ingram Content Groups distribution brands, announces eight new publishers for the Spring 2019 season: Beehive Books, Braun Publishing, Floating World Comics, Green Card Voices, Inhabit Media, Lookout Books, Nightboat Books, and Tiny Owl Publishing. All presses begin distribution with Consortium on January 1, 2019. [Full Announcement].

October 18, 2018

Ingram Content Group Consortium announces distribution deal with NAEYC. Consortium Book Sales and Distribution, one of Ingram Content Group’s distribution brands, announces a new publisher for the Fall 2018 season: National Association for the Education of Young Children. NAEYC will begin distribution with Consortium® on November 3, 2018. [Full Announcement].

September 21, 2018

Ingram Content Group Ingram Content Group names Vice President, IT Services. Ingram announces the addition of Steve Marshall to the Information Technology team. In his new role as VP, IT Services, he will focus on process and support improvements to deliver on key priorities in Ingram’s services organization such as standardization, simplification and improving systems stability. [Full Announcement].

September 4, 2018

Ingram Content Group VitalSource acquires data platform Acrobatiq, dramatically expanding analytics and adaptive learning capabilities. Leading digital content provider VitalSource Technologies has acquired the assets of learning and data analytics platform Acrobatiq, Inc. The acquisition will dramatically expand access to cutting-edge and personalized digital course experiences designed to improve student outcomes. [Full Announcement].

August 22, 2018

Ingram Content Group New technical publishers join Ingram. Ingram Publisher Services, an Ingram brand, announces the addition of three new technical and professional publisher clients to its sales and distribution network including: Hanser Publications, The Institution of Engineering and Technology, and International Society for Technology in Education. Ingram Publisher Services will handle all distribution activities for these client publishers including warehousing, invoicing and collection, customer service and data management, and will provide sales representation to Amazon. In addition, IPS will handle sales representation to Baker and Taylor and Follett for IET and ISTE. [Full Announcement].

August 21, 2018

Ingram Content Group Publishers Group West to distribute Heyday starting January 2019. Heyday, publisher of such best-selling titles as The California Field Atlas by Obi Kaufmann and The Laws Guide to Nature Drawing and Journaling by John Muir Laws, announces that beginning in January 2019 its books will be sold and distributed to the trade by Publishers Group West, an Ingram Publisher Services LLC brand, beginning with its Fall/Winter 2018 season. Heyday has signed a multi-year global distribution deal for print and e-books with Publishers Group West. Heyday was previously represented regionally by Book Travelers West. [Full Announcement].

August 16, 2018

Ingram Content Group Ingram Publisher Services announces addition of Grim Oak Press. Ingram Publisher Services, an Ingram brand, announces the addition of Grim Oak Press to their distribution network [Full Announcement].

August 9, 2018

Ingram Content Group VitalSource simplifies courseware integrations. VitalSource announced today it will simplify courseware integrations by removing barriers to access for students and instructors and streamlining administrative setup for institutions. Beginning this month, VitalSource will pilot these new integrations with Pearson, the largest higher education publisher in North America, offering seamless access to MyLabs, Mastering, and Revel courseware products for students and instructors via a single integration. [Full Announcement].

August 7, 2018

Ingram Content Group Ingram Publisher Services announces new illustrated book publishers. Ingram Publisher Services, an Ingram brand, announces the addition of new illustrated book publisher clients to their distribution network including: Anthology Editions, Trope Reader, Gestalten, and Gingko Press. [Full Announcement].

August 1, 2018

Ingram Content Group Study finds majority of college students delay purchasing textbooks due to cost. The high cost of textbooks is forcing an overwhelming majority of college students to delay or avoid purchasing required postsecondary course materials. According to a new study conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of VitalSource®, 85 percent of U.S. college students admit they have either postponed buying required materials or chosen not to buy them at all. Almost all (92%) the students who delayed or skipped buying textbooks cited costs as the reason for their decision. [Full Announcement].

July 31, 2018

Ingram Content Group Ingram Content Group names Vice President, Application Services. Lori Dunbar has been named Vice President, Application Services for Ingram Content Group. In her role, Lori will lead the Business Intelligence, Integration Services, Product Systems and Application Development teams. Like the leaders of these teams, she will partner closely with our businesses to ensure alignment with ICG’s strategy. [Full Announcement].

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