Within the Casemate Group, we have seven separate divisions, Casemate IPM, Casemate US, Casemate UK, Casemate Academic, Oxbow Books, Casemate Art, and Casemate Digital, with each division focusing on different, complementing sectors of the book trade, providing dedicated expertise. This enables us to offer our clients complete access to the book market, with unparalleled crossover capabilities for publishers with both trade and academic publishing programs, fiction and non-fiction, general and specialist interest subject areas.
Based at the Casemate Group’s US offices in Pennsylvania, Casemate IPM provides full sales, marketing and distribution services for trade publishers in North America, offering a complete, cost-effective, strategic partnership for publishers looking to build their sales, revenue, brand and author profiles in the largest book market in the world, through all available sales channels.
We offer our publishing clients a customized, tailored arrangement that best suits their needs, reduces fixed overheads and maximizes sales. Casemate IPM is an ideal arrangement for new publishers looking for help launching their list in North America, the well-established publisher reviewing distribution options, and for growing publishers who want to focus on their publishing program and increase their North American trade sales by enlisting our professional and experienced sales, marketing and publicity team, who have built up long-standing, successful relationships within the book trade.
Casemate IPM was formed after the acquisition of the well established, highly regarded, International Publishers Marketing (IPM) sales, marketing and distribution agency by Casemate in January 2015.
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Founded in 2001, Casemate Publishers is a major North American trade publisher and book distributor, with particular expertise in specialist non-fiction. Based at the Casemate Group’s US offices in Pennsylvania, Casemate Publishers provides a full sales, marketing and distribution service, offering a complete, cost-effective, strategic partnership for publishers looking to build their North American sales, brand and author profiles, benefiting from Casemate Publisher’s long-standing, highly regarded sales, marketing and distribution expertise, whilst reducing costs and increasing profit. Clients come from all over the world, entrusting Casemate Publishers as their valued distribution partner in reaching new channels and maximizing revenue in the vibrant North American market.
Building on the success of its US operation, Casemate UK opened for business in the UK in 2007, and is now based in Oxford, England, offering complete access to all global markets, and providing a fully integrated, distribution service for its client publishers, worldwide.
Offering an ideal arrangement for start up publishers looking to launch their new publishing program, an experienced publisher reviewing their distribution arrangements, or for growing publishers looking to expand beyond their current capacities, without incurring significant extra overhead, our clients benefit from the highly professional and experienced sales, marketing and publicity teams, who have built up long-standing, successful relationships within the book trade. From high street chains and independents, through to wholesalers, online retailers, library suppliers, non-traditional, gift and specialty sales outlets, Casemate Publishers and Casemate UK continue to develop emerging sales channels and reach new customers, across the globe.
Casemate Academic and Oxbow Books offer our publishing clients a complete range of academic sales, marketing and distribution services, within one, cost-effective, global distribution arrangement, customized to best suit their publishing program’s needs, and to meet market demand, from experienced sales support, targeted marketing campaigns, through to review/inspection copy management, and regular conference attendance, whilst enabling publishers to reduce fixed overheads and increase revenue across all sales channels.
We offer an ideal arrangement for new publishers looking for help launching their academic or scholarly publishing program, a well-established publisher reviewing current distribution arrangements, or for growing publishers looking to benefit from the Casemate Group’s highly professional and experienced academic sales, marketing and publicity team, who have built up long-standing, successful relationships within the book trade, from libraries, institutions, campus bookshops, high street chains and independents, through to wholesalers, online retailers and library suppliers.
Oxbow Books was founded in 1983 by David Brown, quickly growing to become one of the leading academic and scholarly book publishers, distributors and booksellers. In the early 1990s, the company expanded to North America, setting up the David Brown Book Company. In 2011, Oxbow Books and the David Brown Book Company were acquired by the Casemate Group, and in January 2014, the David Brown Book Company was rebranded Casemate Academic to better reflect its role within the Group.
Casemate Art is the art history, architecture, and modern and contemporary arts division of the Casemate Group based out of the Casemate Group’s Oxford offices in the UK through which we offer a global sales, marketing, and full distribution service for art book publishers around the world.
Representing over 20 publishers, Casemate Art meets the growing demand from arts publishers for worldwide sales and distribution, whether for those with small, medium or large-scale publishing programs and print runs.
Casemate Art both distributes titles and provides sales representation for art publishers including Anomie Publishing, British Museum Press, Booth-Clibborn Editions, Enitharmon Editions, Hirmer Verlag (German Language), Liss Llewellyn Fine Art, Lund Humphries, Osborne Samuel Gallery, Paul Holberton Publishing, Piano Nobile, Sansom Publishing, and more, visiting museums, galleries, libraries, high street, independent and specialist, non-traditional art sales accounts, supported by dedicated, experienced, in-house marketing teams.
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Casemate Digital offers a flexible, fully personalized, digital distribution service, with a range of services from digital conversion through to full global eBook sales, marketing and distribution. We provide client publishers with a completely integrated print and digital strategic partnership, to ensure maximum business development opportunities and future proofing support. We work directly with over 100 eBook vendors, and are continually adding new vendor relationships, partnering with e-retailers across the globe.
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