Booksellers obtain real time access to book price and availability, ordering and order tracking on titles from Penguin via PubEasy® service
New Providence, NJ – January 27, 2011 -2011 - PubEasy®, the global enquiry and ordering service for the book industry, is pleased to announce that Penguin Canada has joined the growing e-community of booksellers and suppliers in the North American market. Penguin is one of Canada’s leading book distributors, renowned for its excellent distribution to the trade.
Joining other Penguin and Pearson companies online, Penguin Canada’s catalogue of Canadian, international and agency titles will now be available to retailer booksellers online via PubEasy, for ease of price checking and availability, online ordering and order tracking. The service is also available to DK customers in Canada.
"We’re delighted to welcome Penguin Canada as a PubEasy Affiliate," said Gary Aiello, Senior Vice President of Publishing Services at Bowker. "The addition of Penguin’s Canadian books, agency and distribution lists broaden our title range to booksellers, increasing the coverage PubEasy has among Canada’s many book trade distributors. We’re happy to enhance the service offered by Penguin to its customers, enabling them to conduct business anytime, 365 days a year."
“We’re pleased to join PubEasy’s community of book publishers and booksellers,” said Mike Bryan, President, Penguin Canada. “We appreciate the increased visibility for our titles and know that retailers will appreciate the added convenience of round-the-clock access to title availability and order placement, particularly at this time of year.”
The service is currently available to registered booksellers with a PubEasy account for ordering and enquiry needs. Booksellers can check price and availability and place orders with Penguin using PubEasy. Booksellers who wish to receive free access to PubEasy can go to www.pubeasy.com and register online.
Penguin Group (www.penguin.com), celebrating its 75th Anniversary in 2010, is one of the world’s largest English-language trade book publishers, with established divisions and key market positions in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Australia, India, China, South Africa, New Zealand and Ireland. The Penguin Group is part of Pearson plc, the international media company.
Penguin Group Canada, founded in 1974, is one of Canada’s leading trade publishers, publishing and distributing a wide range of imprints including Allen Lane, Berkley Books, Dutton, Frederick Warne, G.P. Putnam's Sons, Grosset & Dunlap, Hamish Hamilton Canada, New American Library, Penguin Books, The Penguin Press, Philomel, Plume, Puffin, Riverhead Books and Viking, among others. Penguin Canada’s Canadian distribution clients include Atlantic Books, Bloomsbury, Canongate, Faber & Faber UK, and WW Norton & Sons.
PubEasy offers thousands of publisher imprints and millions of titles to over 16,000 booksellers in 125 countries. Publishers, distributors and wholesalers join PubEasy to get exposure to a large universe of potential clients, while increasing the ease with which those booksellers can conduct business with their suppliers. Visit the PubEasy web site at www.pubeasy.com to learn more.
Bowker is the world's leading provider of bibliographic information management solutions designed to help publishers, booksellers, and libraries better serve their customers. The company is focused on developing various tools and products that make books easier for people to discover, evaluate, order, and experience, as well as providing services to publishers that help them better understand and meet the interests of readers worldwide. Bowker is a member of the ProQuest family of companies and is headquartered in New Providence, N.J., with additional operations in England and Australia. For more information, please visit www.bowker.com.