Ingram Book Company

  • Overview

Booksellers, libraries, and publishers all turn to Ingram Book Company (IBC) when in need of a good book. With a library of 1.4 million titles, IBC is a leading wholesale distributor of books, e-books, and audiobooks to 35,000 retail, distribution, library and educational customers worldwide. It is a business unit of Ingram Content Group, which encompasses about a dozen companies involved in the wholesale distribution of books, periodicals, music, DVDs, foreign-language products, medical reference titles, children's books, religious titles, and hard-to-find books. Both IBC and parent Ingram Content Group are owned by Ingram Industries.

Sales and Marketing

IBC's global sales and distribution network includes special expertise in public and academic libraries, college bookstores, Christian retail, gift and game resellers, and other markets. For its wholesale publisher partners it offers print and online catalog advertising, ipage® advertising, e-flyers, galley mailings, targeting mailings, and newsletter advertising.


IBC and its parent Ingram Content Group are units of Ingram Industries.

Company Background

In 2009 Ingram Industries reorganized its content-providing business, which led to the formation of Ingram Content Group (ICG). Joining Ingram Book Group in the content division were Ingram Digital (a distributor of digital content and software) and Lightning Source (print-on-demand publisher), and Ingram Periodicals, among other operating units.

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Ingram Book Company

1 Ingram Blvd
La Vergne, TN 37086-3629
Phone: 1 (615) 213-5000
Fax: 1 (615) 2876990


  • Employer Type: Business Segment
  • Chairman: John Ingram
  • Chief Hr Officer: Wayne Keegan
  • Chief Financial Officer: Frank Kerrigan

Major Office Locations

  • La Vergne, TN