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International Book Distribution Partners (Abridged List)

Book Distributors

As is evidenced below, Schiel & Denver Book Publishers distribute our ISBN books to a truly global network of international and U.S. publishing partners and retail bookstores. Among the 160,000+ traditional and online booksellers, distributors, wholesalers and library jobbers that carry our books, there are a few important ones that we would like to highlight:We also supply local bookstores across America. Click here to learn more. PLEASE WAIT FOR PAGE TO LOAD ... // PLEASE WAIT FOR PAGE TO LOAD ... // PLEASE WAIT FOR PAGE TO LOAD ...

Selected Bookstores

This is only a partial list. Schiel & Denver titles are sold through over 160,000 bookstores worldwide., Inc.

Headquartered in Seattle, USA, multi-national book retailer Amazon is one of the most important online venues for the modern book trade, with bookselling outlets across the globe. When you publish with Schiel & Denver, your book will automatically be available through the entire Amazon retail family - from Amazon USA to Canada, France, Germany and Japan.

Amazon Search Inside: with Schiel & Denver your book will qualify for Amazon's Search Inside Program and FREE Super Saver Shipping to help you sell more books to your readers.

  • Visit Websites: Amazon USA, UK, Canada, Germany, France, Japan, China

Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS) is the world's largest brick and mortar bookseller, operating 703 bookstores in 50 U.S. states. Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, also operates 637 college bookstores serving over 4.6 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble conducts its online business through (, one of the Web's largest e-commerce sites, which also features more than two million titles in its NOOK Bookstore™ ( Through Barnes & Noble’s NOOK™ eReading product offering, customers can buy and read digital books and content on the widest range of platforms, including NOOK devices, partner company products, and the most popular mobile and computing devices using free NOOK software.

  • Visit Website: Barnes & Noble


The second largest book retailer in the United States, with headquarters in Birmingham, Alabama.  As of January 2012, Books-A-Million operates 232 stores in 23 states and the District of Columbia. The Company operates large superstores under the names Books-A-Million and Books & Co. and traditional bookstores operating under the names Bookland and Books-A-Million.

  • Visit Website: Books A Million


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 200 million times per week at over 9,600 retail units under 69 different banners in 28 countries. With fiscal year 2011 sales of $419 billion, Walmart employs 2.1 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity.

  • Visit Website: Walmart

Chapters Indigo

Canada's biggest bookstore with locations across the country including Toronto, Halifax, Montreal, Vancouver, Calgary and more.

  • Visit Website: Chapters Indigo


Target is the fifth-largest retailer by sales revenue in the United States, behind Wal-Mart, The Home Depot, Kroger, and Costco.

  • Visit Website: Target Corporation

Powell's Books

Based in Portland, Oregon, Powell's Books is the largest independent bookseller of used and new books in the world. They carry an extensive collection of out of print rare, and technical titles.

  • Visit Website: Powell's Books

Abe Books

AbeBooks (formerly the Advanced Book Exchange) is an online marketplace for books. Most books listed are used books, many are rare or out-of-print, and a growing number are new books. The company is based in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, with offices in Düsseldorf, Germany, and the US.

  • Visit Website: AbeBooks

Harvard University Bookstore

Located in Harvard Square, Harvard University's official bookstore, has been serving the Harvard university community and neighborhood since 1932. Also retailers of Harvard University Merchandise. Selected Schiel & Denver titles available at Harvard's bookstore.

  • Official Website:


England's leading brick and mortar booksellers, with locations in most UK cities and stocking millions of books covering every subject. One of the advantages of publishing with Schiel & Denver, is that your book will automatically be available through leading UK and European (EU) bookstores, because Schiel & Denver has regional publishing offices in England. 

  • Visit Website: Waterstones


WHSmith is one of the UK’s leading retailers and aims to be its most popular bookseller, stationer and newsagent. They have over 500 High Street stores, over 120 stores at airports, train stations and motorway service areas throughout the UK - including Heathrow, Stansted and Gatwick airport and serves customers online 24 hours a day. Your book will therefore be available at the biggest airports in Europe.

  • Visit Website: WHSmith


Asda is a British supermarket chain which retails food, clothing, toys and books. It became a subsidiary of the American retail giant Wal-Mart, the world’s largest retailer in 1999.

  • Visit Website: ASDA

Tesco Entertainment

Large supermarket chain in England that recently started selling books in it's stores. Arranges co-op deals with 3 for 2 pricing.

  • Visit Website: Tesco Entertainment


Blackwell UK is a national chain of bookshops, online retail, mail order and library services.

  • Visit Website: Blackwell


Founded 1903, Foyles is a UK Bookseller with a chain of stores around the London area.

  • Visit Website: Foyles

Exclusive Books

South Africa's leading book retailer, with 39 stores in major shopping centres and at major South African airports. The company's flagship store in Hyde Park, Johannesburg stocks up to 70 000 titles. In keeping with the group's strategy of expanding into Africa, Exclusive Books has recently opened its first store in Botswana.

  • Visit Website: Exclusive Books

Eleftheroudakis - Greece's Biggest Bookseller

Eleftheroudakis is the #1 largest bookseller in Greece, comprising a chain of 20+ stores across the country. The flagship store in central Athens on Panepistimiou Avenue opened in 1995, and is an eight-storey giant.

The store offers the best selection of English language books in Greece, and covers a wide variety of genres, with special sections dedicated to titles in English and other foreign languages.The bookstore also serves as a great source of information and knowledge for tourists visiting Athens.

  • Visit Website: Eleftheroudakis


Gloucestershire based independent bookstore offering a large selection of books.

  • Visit Website: Pickabook

Founded in 1998, was one of the first online retailers targeting the UK. It is the second biggest online retailer in the UK market. Sells books and DVD/CD products.

  • Visit Website: Play

The Book Depository

International bookseller with fulfillment centers in UK and USA. Offers free worldwide delivery.

  • Visit Website: The Book Depository


Established in 1995, provides an ideal e-commerce site for publishers, buyers and sellers to trade efficiently and effortlessly.

  • Visit Website: A1Books

Paperback Swap

Online book club allowing people to swap, trade or exchange books for free. Also operate in hardbacks, textbooks and audio books.

  • Visit Website: Paperback Swap

Famous brand music and bookseller. Their website provides millions of items every day through extensive online music, video and book catalogs.

  • Visit Website:

White Label UK software developer for major e-commerce and bookselling sites, including Tesco, Asda and

  • Visit Website: thehut

Ark Bokhandel

Headquarted in Oslo, Ark Bok Handel is Norway's leading chain of bookstores, and one of the largest in the Scandinavian region.

Visit Website: Ark Bokhandel

Vroman's Bookstore

Vroman's is the oldest and largest independent bookstore in Southern California.

Visit Website: Vroman's Bookstore

Fishpond - Australia's #1 Online Bookstore is a large Australian e-commerce bookseller that has grown to become Australia's #1 online bookstore. Fishpond can process Schiel & Denver titles in 6-10 days.

  • Visit Website:

Diesel eBooks

The world's largest independent ebook store with over 60,000 customers and 500,000 ebook store downloads.

  • Visit Website: Diesel eBooks

Fictionwise, Inc.

Fictionwise, owned by Barnes and Noble, is one of the largest electronic book sellers in North America with an estimated 1.5 million ebook content units sold in 2008. Fictionwise sells ebooks in various formats. Fictionwise sells both encrypted and unencrypted ebooks.

  • Visit Website: Fictionwise


The premier online marketplace for independent sellers of new and used books, music, and movies, as well as rare and collectible titles.

  • Visit Website: Alibris

Gnist Akademika - The student bookshop

Gnist Akademika, with its nine outlets in the Oslo area, is Norway’s largest specialist chain for academic literature. Acquired the Norwegian bookseller, Penelope Bokhandel in 2011.

  • Visit Website: Gnist Akademika

The Nile

One of the largest Australian bookstores, with a strong international dimension.

  • Visit Website: The


Hong-Kong based bookseller founded in 1999, which sources English language books in all genres to sell to the Asian market.

  • Visit Website: Paddyfield

Sprint Books

Discount book supplier to European Union. Almost 1 million titles available, ranging from DIY manuals to Academic references.

  • Visit Website: Sprint Books


Aphrohead Ltd was established in 2005 as an internet bookseller and has since expanded into logistics, electronics, mailing services and also retail stores. Based in Southport, UK, Aphrohead typically ships 5000 - 11000 items per day from its UK warehouse with further distribution handled from the company’s second facility in Miami, US.

  • Visit Website: Aphrohead

Van Stockum - Holland's #1 leading bookseller

Major Dutch bookstore, offers 6,800,000 titles including the biggest Dutch title range and books from England, America and Germany.

  • Visit Website: Van Stockum

Books.Ru - Russia's #1 Biggest Bookstore

Established 1996, is the first, and oldest, Internet-shop in Russia. The company jokes on their website that not everyone in Russia knew the word "internet" when they first started.

Today, is a leading Russian bookseller, and major supplier of English Language books to the Russian and Slavic Market.

  • Visit Website:

Krisostomus - Estonia's #1 Bookstore

Established 1992, major importer of foreign language books to Estonia, and Latvia.

  • Visit Website: Kristostomus

Drive Thru Sci Fi (eBook retailer)

U.S. based eBook retailer. Specializes in selling wide range of science fiction and mystery genre eBooks.

  • Visit Website:

Book Renter

Founded in 2006, is the first online text book rental service. replaces traditional bookstore sales with online book rentals for students at schools throughout America. Very popular at Columbia College in New York.

  • Visit Website: Book Renter

Play 4 Me

Australian online popular entertainment store.

  • Visit Website: Play 4 Me


Part of Medcom Information Services provides scientific, scholarly and academic books, journals and articles as well as management support services to libraries, institutions and professionals worldwide. Middle Eastern customer base.

  • Visit Website: Ketava

Espresso Book Machine

The patented Espresso Book Machine® (EBM) makes a paperback book in minutes, at point of need. Schiel & Denver titles are part of the EspressNet® digital catalog of content, so that your book can be ordered online or onsite at bookstores, libraries, ski resorts, and other non-bookstore retailers. Over seven million in-copyright and public-domain titles are available on the network, created by On Demand Books LLC.

Libreria Ledi

World famous italian bookseller, based in Milan, founded 1935.

  • Visit Website: Libreria Ledi


Major Portugese Bookstore

  • Visit Website: Wook

The UK Stationery Office Bookshop

TSO provides information management and publishing solutions to the public and private sectors. TSO is the largest publisher in the UK by volume, publishing over 8,000 titles a year.

Online bookshop specializes in regulatory and official information. Offers a wide range of official publications, plus PRINCE2 Project Management.

  • Visit Website: TSO

Bigger Books

BiggerBooks is owned by A Book Company, LLC which was formed in May of 2001 to merchandise quality new and used books on the Internet. Since it's inception in 2001, A Book Company, LLC has sold over $20 million worth of products.

  • Visit Website: Bigger Books

Fishpond New Zealand is New Zealand's Biggest Online Book Store.

  • Visit Website: Fishpond New Zealand


Spanish online bookstore specialized in Spanish scientific books with topics including travelling, culture, language, economics, law, medicine.

  • Visit Agapea

Libreria Universitaria

Large Italian Bookseller, well-known all over Italy and surrounding areas.

  • Visit Website: Libreria Universitaria


Finland's #1 Bookstore supplies nearly all of Scandanavia. Stores in Helsinki.

  • Visit Website:


Based in Vienna, Austria, Thalia is a large German/Austrian bookseller, serving German speaking communities.

  • Visit Website:

The American Book Center

With physical stores in Holland, (Amsterdam and Den Haag) this is the on-line version of The American Book Center, the largest independent source of English language books in Europe.

  • Visit Website: The American Book Center

Chaos Books

Large Australian book retailer of fiction, nonfiction and general categories.

  • Visit Website: Chaos


Major Indian bookseller, supplies books to customers across the Indian subcontinent.

  • Visit Website: is an educational resource provider of new and used textbooks, trade books, college emblematic and Greek apparel for men and women, electronics, computers, gifts and other services traditionally associated with the college experience.

  • Visit Website:

BOL is the largest Italian media store online, with over one million products in the catalog, including books, CDs, DVDs and gadgets

  • Visit Website:

Big W

Big W is the largest chain of discount department stores in Australia (by revenue and profit), with over 140 stores. It is a division of Woolworths Limited, the largest retailer in Australia. Its main competitors are Kmart and Target, both owned by Wesfarmers.

  • Visit Website: Big W


Booktopia bookshop is an Australian bookstore based in Artarmon, Sydney, Australia with over 2 million titles.

  • Visit Booktopia


Large Norwegian bookseller.

  • Visit Website:


Seekbooks is an online bookstore based in Sydney Australia, established in 1999. They have over 1.2 million books and audiobook titles on database.

  • Visit Website: Seekbooks

In addition to these sample book retailers, many of our books are sold through book clubs and reading groups, as well as professional societies whose chapters offer our titles at conference meetings. We also sell titles through non-traditional retailers, and of course, the Schiel & Denver official bookstore.

Distributors / Wholesalers

Ingram is the largest booktrader in North America

Ingram Book Group

Founded 1930s. International and U.S. based distributor. Largest book trader in U.S and Canada. Enables Schiel & Denver to supply local bookstores in North America - chain and independent.

  • Visit Website: Ingram Book Group

Baker & Taylor, Inc.

Founded in 1828. The world's largest distributor of physical books and entertainment products. The largest supplier to U.S. schools and libraries. (North American and International Distribution)

  • Visit Website: Baker & Taylor

Spring Arbor Distributors (Christian Books)

Largest U.S. Christian Books Distributor. Suppliers of ministries and businesses for over 27 years, and has four distribution centers across America in TN, OR, PA and IN. Central to S&D's Christian market strategy.

  • Visit Website: Spring Arbor

Rittenhouse Book Distributors, Inc.

Founded 1946. Scientific and Medical Distributor based in Pennsylvania, USA. Supplies books for health sciences, scientific and technical publishing.

  • Visit Website: Rittenhouse Book Distributors


Founded in 1963. Subsidiary of the U.S. National Association of College Stores. Distributes books and technology products to college stores, libraries and schools across America.

  • Visit Website: NACSCORP

Gardners Books

Largest book wholesaler in the United Kingdom. Based in Eastbourne, East Sussex. Supplies books to a number of British retailers including Waterstone's, Tesco Supermarkets, TheHut, The Book Depository, and WHSmith.

  • Visit Website: Gardners Books

Bertram Books

Founded 1971. Now part of Smith News PLC, Bertram is one of the largest UK Booktraders with connections across Europe and Internationally.

  • Visit Website: Bertram Books

IBS-STL UK Distributors

STL UK is Europe's leading distributor of English Language Christian Books. Established in 1962 as the literature distribution division of Operation Mobilisation IBS-STL U.K. is a separate charity and company limited by guarantee whose mission statement is to “Advance the Christian Faith”.

STL USA Distributors

STL Distribution (formerly STL/Appalachian) is now the largest Christian owned wholesale Christian product distributor in the U.S. The industry’s most comprehensive source for homeschool material needs.The Homeschool Headquarters program gives instant access to over 6,000 titles. STL’s operations include exclusive wholesaling of both UK and USA Christian resources for leading names such as HarperCollins Religious, LionHudson, Hodder & Stoughton, Thomas Nelson and Tyndale.

Lightning Source, Inc.

Lightning Source (LSI), a U.S. based Ingram content company, is the leading print-on-demand company in the world, offering the unique combination of quality one-off book manufacturing and access to the most comprehensive distribution solutions in the publishing industry. LSI only works with trade publishers.

  • Visit Website: Lightning Source

Mallory International

Mallory International is the leading British export textbook supplier to booksellers in developing nations. They specialize in supply to:

  • Aid-funded book supply projects in Asia
  • Academic institutions, particularly in Africa
  • Schools and colleges throughout the world
  • Visit Website: Mallory International

Argosy Books Ireland

Argosy is Ireland's only independent book wholesaler. The company carries a wide range of Irish interest books and maps as well as a full range of UK published trade titles. They distribute throughout the entire island of Ireland and also process export orders. Argosy deal exclusively with trade accounts and do not accept non-trade orders.

  • Visit Website: Argosy Ireland

On Demand Books

On Demand Books is the proprietor of the Espresso Book Machine® (the “EBM”), an automatic book making machine designed for worldwide retail locations and libraries as an “ATM for books” that prints, binds, and trims a perfect bound library-quality paperback book in a matter of minutes.

Library Jobbers

Blackwell Book Services

Founded in 1879. Blackwell is a large international library services company with warehouses in the U.K., U.S., and Australia. The company serves over 15,000 academic, research and special libraries in 120 countries.

  • Visit Website: Blackwell Book Services

Bertram Library Services (formerly Cypher Group)

Largest U.K. library supplier. BLS is the industry leading supplier of books, tapes, CDs, games and many other audio-visual products.

  • Visit Website: Bertram Library Services

Coutts Library Services

Major library wholesaler of North American and UK titles to academic, research and public libraries worldwide.

  • Visit Website: Coutts Library Services

Ingram Library Services

International library distributor of books, textbooks, digital content, and A/V products to Public, K-12 and Academic libraries. They tend to have the most books, the highest first-shipment fill-rates, and the fastest delivery in the industry.

Their full range of services includes cataloging and processing, collection development, standing order and continuations programs, K-12 programs, opening day collection services, and ipage®— the online collection development and ordering tool.

  • Visit Website: Ingram Library Services

Holt Jackson

Established in 1932, Holt Jackson is one of the major library book suppliers in the UK. Holt specializes in supplying books to institutional libraries including prisons, universities, colleges and schools, government departments and multinational organisations - both in the UK and abroad.

  • Visit Website: Holt Jackson

Dawson Holdings PLC

Dawson Holdings is one of the world's principal academic and professional library suppliers. They are Europe's leading supplier to academic and research libraries, and at the forefront of technical innovation in book supply to professional, academic and research institutions. Dawson Books now offers e-books.

  • Visit Website: Dawson Holdings PLC

Biblographic Resources

Nielsen BookData

Nielsen Book has four key brands: Registration Agencies (ISBN, SAN, ISTC), BookData, BookNet and BookScan. Nielsen ISBN Agency provides publisher prefixes/ISBNs to publishers based in the UK & Ireland and offer advice on how to apply and use ISBNs.

Nielsen BookData provides comprehensive, enriched and timely bibliographic data worldwide to booksellers, libraries and publishers in 110 countries around the world. Nielsen BookNet provides value-added transaction services to the industry.

Nielsen BookScan provides the world’s only continuous retail monitoring service for English-language books in the UK, Ireland, US, Australia, South Africa, Italy, Denmark, Spain and New Zealand.

  • Visit Website: Nielsen BookData


As the exclusive U.S. ISBN and SAN Agency, Bowker® receives the most authoritative title and publisher information available, making it the world's leading source for bibliographic information. Founded in 1872, public, academic, research and government libraries rely on Bowker's wide range of reference and reporting products and services. Publishers and booksellers rely on Bowker's supply chain services and the information that drives their transactions on a daily basis.

  • Visit Website: Bowker


PubEasy®, the Global Publishing e-Marketplace, represents the standard in e-commerce for the global bookselling industry. Thousands of booksellers from over 110 countries spanning North America, Europe and Asia use PubEasy to facilitate access to order placement, order tracking, price, title and availability data over the Web with participating publishers, distributors and wholesalers, more quickly and cost-effectively.

  • Visit Website: Pubeasy

Schiel & Denver's friendly book publishing professionals are available to help you choose the right mix of book publishing services and products for your book. Open a ticket with our 24/7 author support department to discuss your book publishing options.