The Diesel eBook Store and Random House Agree on Direct Distribution

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The Diesel eBook Store ( has reached an agreement with Random House enabling the retailer to sell Random House titles directly to the public via Diesel’s online bookstore. Previously, the Diesel used third-party eBook distributors for DRM and fulfillment. Under the terms, Diesel will store Random House content on its own servers and provide fulfillment and encryption on orders through Adobe Content Server 4 (ACS4).

“This agreement shows that Random House is committed to nourishing a dynamic eBook marketplace and continues their leadership role in the digital publishing realm. We are excited to work with them in this new capacity,” said Scott Redford, founder of Diesel-eBooks.

The Diesel eBook Store re-launched in December 2010 and is unique in the marketplace for their ability to host customer-created bundles. Their new site also boost a suite of new features such as an expanded catalogue of 2.4 million titles, the “Deal of the Day”, social networking features, video integration, and a new and improved search engine. Diesel-eBooks can be read on a multitude of different devices and hardware ereaders.

About the Diesel eBook Store
Launching in December 2004, operates one of the world’s largest independent eBook retailer, offering over 2.4 million original eBook titles including hundreds of exclusive cyber bundles for deep discounts. Based in Richmond, Virginia, Diesel sells titles from hundreds of publishers including Harlequin, HarperCollins, John Wiley & Sons, Macmillan, McGraw-Hill, O’Reilly, Penguin, Random House, and Smashwords and in multiple formats including ePub, Microsoft Reader, Mobipocket, and Palm/eReader and PDF for all eBook devices and eReading hardware. Forty categories and 2,700 sub-categories mean customers find it faster at Diesel eBooks.


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