March 7, 2016
ZINIO ANNOUNCES STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP WITH LEADING GERMAN MAGAZINE DISTRIBUTION PROVIDER, DPV
NEW YORK, March 7, 2016 — ZINIO, the world’s largest digital magazine distributor, announced today a strategic partnership with DPV Deutscher Pressevertrieb, Germany’s leading full-service distribution provider for the magazine industry.
DPV, who has been serving publishers in Germany and abroad for over ten years, is migrating its digital distribution processes to ZINIO’s technology, available under the ZINIOpro brand. Since its launch in October 2015, ZINIOpro has been adopted by publishers globally and through this partnership, is now available to all of DPV’s clients in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
“ZINIOpro is a platform that allows publishers to cost-effectively create mobile-optimized apps for every platform through one easy workflow”, explains Kelly Conlin, ZINIO’s President and CEO, and adds: “DPV is the perfect partner to offer this turn-key digital publishing platform to its customers in the German speaking market.”
Nils Oberschelp, CEO of DPV Deutscher Pressevertrieb: “The strategic partnership with ZINIO allows us to run our digital publishing and distribution business for our clients more efficiently, in a more standardized way and simultaneously for all platforms; covering the entire supply chain from content production to standardized reporting and circulation auditing. A 360-degree distribution service unlike any other in the German market.”
DPV’s first client to take advantage of the newly formed partnership is Austrian publishing group Verlagsgruppe NEWS, who has already converted its entire portfolio of apps to run on ZINIOpro.
For more information, please visit http://www.ziniopro.com.
DPV Deutscher Pressevertrieb is a full-service distribution service provider for magazines, newspapers and digital media in Germany. Based on an integrated approach across distribution channels and digital marketplaces, DPV’s service portfolio offers tailor-made distribution strategies, press logistics, subscription services and direct/retail marketing.
DPV Deutscher Pressevertrieb is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Hamburg-based Gruner + Jahr publishing house and currently distributes 650 titles by 120 publishers.
ZINIO brings innovation and inspiration to the world of magazine publishers and consumers by delivering the ultimate digital reading experience on any device. As pioneers of the digital publishing industry for over a decade, ZINIO leads the digital magazine market in breadth of content and accessibility on any platform.
For magazine consumers, ZINIO operates online newsstands and award-winning iOS, Android, Windows and Kindle apps in more than 30 languages, providing the broadest selection of digital magazines accessible on any platform that can be read online or offline, synced across multiple devices and searched via archival content.
For magazine publishers, ZINIOpro converts print magazines to digital content through a SaaS platform that s PDF to XML, offering publishers complete flexibility in managing and delivering their content in branded, native magazine applications for tablet, smartphone and desktop, in searchable article databases, or through the growing network of ZINIO distribution partners.
The company has delivered 500 million digital magazine editions across more than 6,000 titles from 1,300 publishers in 200 countries to over 10 million customers.
Headquartered in New York City, the company has offices in San Francisco, Barcelona, London and Ho Chi Minh City.