The Quarto Group announced that it has signed an agreement to distribute Zest Books through its Quarto Distribution Services business (QDS).
QDS will provide sales and distribution for Zest Books in North America from 1 July 2017 and in in the United Kingdom and Ireland from January 2018.
Zest Books is a leader in young adult nonfiction, publishing books on entertainment, history, science, health, fashion, and lifestyle advice. It was founded in 2006 in San Francisco by Hallie Warshaw. Notable titles include How Not to be a Dick: An Everday Eiquette Guide, Queer: The Ultimate LGBT Guide for Teens, and 97 Things to do Before You Finish High School.
David Inman, Managing Director, Quarto Partners, commented: We constantly look to identify new distribution partners around the world and we’re delighted to add Zest Books to the list of over 35 publishers who benefit from our global platform and our global expertise in sales and distribution services.
Hallie Warshaw, Founder, Publisher and Creative Director of Zest Books said: Quarto Distribution Services offers global scale combined with an expert targeted reach of special sales accounts. We believe it will be a great partner for Zest.
Gresham House Strategic PLC (LON:GHS) has a total interest of 4.4% in Quarto Group Inc, correct as of 28 April 2017 month end NAV announcement, released 01 May 2017.