Breaking News: The St Regis Group Acquires The Book Company’s Journal Division
The St Regis Group (PPAI 230188, S6) has acquired the Journal Division of The Book Company (PPAI 218850, S5), a Delray Beach, Florida-headquartered supplier of published books and journals. Starting today, promotional products distributors can source The Book Company’s complete journal line, including Eccolo and American-made Shinola-branded journals, from the St Regis Group.
“Developing our journal line has been fun and rewarding and has opened so many doors for us,” says Roni Wright, MAS, vice president of The Book Company. “My team and I are excited to now focus our full energies on our original passion, books and other products from the world’s top publishers.”
The Book Company’s Missy Kilpatrick, vice president of business development, has joined St Regis and will continue to manage and expand the journal line with her new team. She says, “We couldn’t have found a better home for our incredible journal line. My new team at St Regis is committed to continuing our retail-inspired focus and expanding the journal line in new and exciting ways.”
Richard Firkser, president and CEO of the St Regis Group, adds, “Missy and the team at The Book Company have done an incredible job for over two decades in building and promoting their premium range of journals. The addition of these premium journal brands to our ever-expanding line of pens and stationary products will cement St Regis as a leader in this exciting category.”
Read more about this news in today’s PPB Newslink.