Baker & Taylor Owner Buys Bookmasters; Companies Form Strategic Partnership
Major distributor Baker & Taylor will offer publisher services to its customers via a new strategic partnership with Bookmasters, the company announced on July 10.
Baker & Taylor will offer its customers access to all of Bookmasters’ services, including print-on-demand and short-run digital printing, offset printing and binding in a range of formats, content and editorial services, ebook conversion and distribution, publisher distribution services and third-party fulfillment, and book sales and marketing services.
The move comes as private equity firm Castle Harlan acquired Bookmasters; that purchase was also announced yesterday. Castle Harlan had previously acquired Baker & Taylor in July 2006 for