This vital service consists of sales representation to all book trade outlets (including bookshops, retail chains, library suppliers, wholesalers, internet bookshops, educational suppliers, export booksellers, specialist outlets, non-traditional outlets) at head office and retail level throughout the UK, Eire and overseas through a team of experienced representatives (see below).
We carry out detailed research into and development of alternative markets (e.g. through Internet and specialist bookshops), where appropriate.
Targeted mailings and emailing of catalogues, advance information sheets, press releases, publicity bulletins and other promotional material.
Promotion of selected titles on the Internet.
Electronic communication of title details to Nielsen Bookdata, Bowker, Amazon, Gardners, Bertrams, Book Depository, etc.
SALES REPRESENTATIVES (UK and IRELAND):
Waterstones Head Office, Gardners, London, Kent, Sussex
Bertrams, Bedfordshire, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Suffolk, Surrey
Cheshire, Cleveland, Cumbria, Derbyshire, Durham, East Yorkshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, Merseyside, North Yorkshire, Northumberland, Nottinghamshire, South Yorkshire, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Tyne & Wear, West Yorkshire, Warwickshire, West Midlands, Isle of Man.
Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire, Hereford & Worcester, Dyfed, Glamorgan, Gwent, Powys, Gwynedd, Clwyd, Anglesey, Channel Islands.
John Talbot (Children's titles)
London, Bag of Books, Kew Gardens, RHS Bookshop, The Book Nook
SALES REPRESENTATIVES (OVERSEAS):
Gunnar Lie & Associates
Europe, Middle East, Far East, Asia, South-East Asia, Africa, Caribbean and South America