London-based publisher Thames & Hudson announced today is will integrate Ingram Content Group Inc.’s CoreSource platform into its e-book distribution strategy beginning in early 2013.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
“As e-book publishing for illustrated publishers accelerates, Ingram’s CoreSource platform gives us the tools we need to launch our program and reach more readers worldwide,” Andrew Stanley, Thames & Hudson deputy head of sales and marketing, said in a release. “Creating the best content is at the heart of our business, and with Ingram’s comprehensive platform and established retail relationships, we can concentrate on content creation, and managing effective promotions and title support, while relying on a solid infrastructure.”
Thames & Hudson — which launched its e-book program with The Rolling Stones: 50 — publishes approximately 180 new titles each year and has a current backlist of more than 2,000 titles. The publisher specializes in illustrated books in the arts, archaeology, history, architecture, design, photography, travel, fashion, children’s and popular culture.