Within the Casemate Group, we have 7 separate divisions, Casemate IPM, Casemate Art, Casemate Academic, Oxbow Books, Casemate Publishers, Casemate UK 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 programmes, fiction and non-fiction, general and specialist interest subject areas.
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.
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.
Casemate IPM offers its 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 Casemate IPM’s professional and experienced sales, marketing and publicity team, who have built up long-standing, successful relationships within the book trade.
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Casemate Art is the art history, architecture, and modern and contemporary arts division of the Casemate Group; a well established international book sales, marketing and distribution agency, based out of the Casemate Group’s Oxford offices in the UK, and the US offices in Pennsylvania. Casemate Art offers 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, The 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 many 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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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. Its aims remain the same; to produce high-quality publications, provide a superior full distribution service and grow both sales revenue and company profile for the academic book trade’s leading publishers, across the globe.
Casemate Academic and Oxbow Books offers its publishing clients a complete range of sales, marketing and distribution services, within one, cost-effective, global distribution arrangement, customised 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 programme, 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 books 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.
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, providing a fully integrated, distribution service for its client publishers, worldwide.
From our founding subject specialty of military history, Casemate Publishers and Casemate UK’s global distribution operation offers trade distribution for publishers in key specialist disciplines and subject areas, from history to food and drink, from lifestyle to music, hobbies, travel and beyond. 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, all 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.