NEWS

Wilkinson Publishing

Wilkinson Publishing is a family-owned, independent publisher based in Melbourne, Australia.

Wilkinson Publishing will be joining Star in August


ITstart

We are pleased to announce Star has been appointed distributors for this exciting range of books.
Launching in the UK in May 2024 are the first four titles from iTstart, taking pride in producing cutting-edge books that cater to the ever-evolving field of computer science, books that are well-received by professionals, students, and enthusiasts alike.






David and Charles acquires the business of Veloce Publishing

David and Charles has acquired the business of Veloce Publishing for an undisclosed sum in an
asset purchase agreement completed on 1st February 2024.

The Veloce, Hubble & Hattie and Earthworld imprints have all transferred to David and Charles,
along with Veloce staff and all UK and international distribution and sales relationships.
Veloce is best known for publishing books in the automotive genre, where it is a category market
leader. Under David and Charles ownership, the business will continue to publish new books while
maintaining the enviable backlist of specialist titles for classic car, classic motorcycle and
motorsport enthusiasts.

James Woollam, Managing Director of David and Charles said: “We are delighted to have
completed this deal and to be bringing the Veloce business to David and Charles. Although the
reader demographic is new, the publishing strategy at Veloce has been very similar to our existing
focus on art, craft and wellbeing books. We’re excited at the opportunities to develop and grow the
Veloce business in the future.”