NASHVILLE, TN -- December 19, 2011. To expand the market reach for its Christian publishing program, HarperCollins Publishers has selected Ingram Publisher Services/Spring Arbor as its exclusive distributor to the Christian market.
"Utilizing our extensive distribution network and the long-standing relationships Spring Arbor has in the Christian market, we can provide a unique solution for publishers to reach Christian readers worldwide," said Mark Ouimet, Vice President and General Manager, Ingram Publisher Services. "We are honored to represent the impressive list of titles that HarperCollins has published."
Ingram Publisher Services will distribute a diverse list of authors and titles from HarperCollins beginning January 1, 2012. The list includes Desmond Tutu's Made for Goodness: And Why This Makes All the Difference, N.T. Wright's Simply Jesus as well as works by Dallas Willard, Peter Gomes, Richard Foster, James Martin, Richard McBrien, and a diverse range of Bibles. Popular titles that will be distributed by Ingram for Harper include the Little House series by Laura Wilder and Margaret Wise Brown's Goodnight Moon.
"As we position our company for continued and future success, we are eager to grow our sales with Christian bookstores," said Josh Marwell, President of Sales at HarperCollins. "Working with Ingram Publisher Services and Spring Arbor, we will expand coverage for our titles to this important segment."
Ingram Content Group Inc. provides a broad range of physical and digital services to the book industry. Ingram's operating units are Ingram Book Company, Lightning Source Inc., Ingram Digital, Vital Source Technologies, Inc., Ingram Periodicals Inc., Ingram International Inc., Ingram Library Services Inc., Spring Arbor Distributors Inc., Ingram Publisher Services Inc., Tennessee Book Company LLC, and Coutts Information Services. For more information, visit www.ingramcontent.com