Taschen is changing its distribution to merge its UK operation with its European hub as it adjusts to the “new realities” of Brexit.
From mid-April onwards, the UK market will be serviced from a centralised Taschen warehouse in Germany. The last date for order processing from its existing distributor, Hachette UK Distribution, is 15th April.
The firm’s chief operating officer Hans-Peter Kübler said the change had been driven by market demand but suggested that the UK leaving the EU had also been a factor.
He told The Bookseller: “Successful partnerships require supply chain efficiency to…