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We act as the distributor, agent or main stockist for over 160 wildlife, science and conservation publishers. Our Distribution Service is tailored to the needs of conservation organisations, museums, zoos, botanic gardens, scientific societies and other specialist natural history and environment publishers who want to concentrate on getting their title to the right market.
To find out more about how NHBS Trade Distribution can work to bring your titles to your target readers, simply read through our information below, or contact:
+44 (0)1803 865913
NHBS.com directly markets your book to an international audience with a proven interest in wildlife, conservation and ecology. Our customers include naturalists, academics, ecologists, libraries and museums, conservation charities and trusts, independent bookshops, wholesalers and distributors. If you are publishing a book on wildlife, conservation or ecology, we have the widest reach to your readership, both in the UK and internationally.
To ensure the widest possible audience for your book, we market and supply all trade distributed books to the book trade. This includes specialist bookshops in the UK and abroad, and wholesalers who supply independent high street shops. We also supply library wholesalers, Amazon and the Book Depository.
We are able to take on your backlist as well as newly published titles.
We charge a flat percentage based on sales revenue (no sales – no fees to pay); there are no additional charges for storage, insurance, or administration. We report sales and stock on a monthly basis and submit payments to your bank account monthly or quarterly. If you are based outside the UK, we will submit payment in your local currency. In some cases, we are able offer a fulfilment service for your own orders for a flat fee per book; this is subject to minimum quantities.
When you choose NHBS as your trade distributor, we will store your books in our warehouse at no cost to you (quantities to be agreed in advance). By having your books in stock at all times, we can significantly increase sales of your books. In many cases, we are able to store your entire print run in our pallet storage unit on site.
We insure your stock comprehensively against damage while in our warehouse.
When you work with us to distribute your new book to the book trade, we will help you send review copies to the most appropriate national and international review publications. We will also send legal deposit copies to the relevant UK libraries.