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Follett Acquires Baker & Taylor

April 18, 2016
WESTCHESTER, IL – Follett Corporation today announced that it has acquired Baker & Taylor, LLC, the leading distributor of books, video and music products to public libraries and institutions, and a major wholesaler to retailers worldwide. With combined sales of $3.6 billion, the two businesses will offer librarians, patrons, educators and students unprecedented access to...

Follett Partners with The Classroom Library Company to Launch Exclusive New Classroom Solutions

July 17, 2015
ST. LOUIS, MO. – As part of its introduction of the Follett Classroom Libraries new product line, Follett today announced it would be partnering with The Classroom Library Company (CLC), a St. Louis-based distributor and publisher of educational media correlated to state and national standards. The announcement coincides with the start of the annual International Literacy ...

Follett and Hachette Book Group Partner to Distribute Children's ebooks

August 8, 2013
MCHENRY – Follett today announced a partnership with U.S. trade publisher Hachette Book Group (HBG) to provide preK-12 school libraries and students expanded access to popular children's titles in an ebook lending format for the 2013-2014 school year. Ebook offerings published under HBG's Little, Brown Books for Young Readers imprint include noteworthy ...

Follett Corporation Sells Certain BWI Assets To Baker & Taylor

September 5, 2012
RIVER GROVE – Follett Corporation and Baker & Taylor today announced the sale of certain assets of Book Wholesalers, Inc., to Baker & Taylor. BWI is a Follett Corporation company that specializes in providing children's and young adult books and audiovisual materials to public libraries. This transaction is the result of a strategic decision by the Follett ...