New distribution arrangement from July; moves from IPG
Pavilion is to be distributed in the Americas by Rizzoli New York from July. The agreement takes in the imprints Pavilion Books, Pavilion Children's, Portico, Pitkin and the National Trust, distribution of which will be via Penguin Random House Publisher Services. Pavilion's previous distributor in the region was IPG.
David Graham, Pavilion md, said: "This new partnership with Rizzoli marks a significant and strategic step for Pavilion's sales visibility in North and South America. We have a programme of very exciting books that appeals to readers across the world and I am very confident that the combination of the strength of the Pavilion list and Rizzoli's market knowledge and illustrated book expertise will significantly grow our presence and our sales in this key territory."
Jennifer Pierson, Rizzoli's vice president of sales and marketing, said: "We are thrilled to work with Pavilion, the highly respected independent publisher of illustrated adult and children's books that shares our values of quality, style, and creativity."
The Pavilion imprints Batsford and Collins & Brown will continue to be sold in these markets by Sterling.