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How to Get Mardel to Carry A Product

We ask that you mail a non-returnable sample copy of your product along with your contact information to the address below for consideration. Please note that due to the volume of inquiries received it can take several weeks to months before a decision is made. We will only contact you (or the vendor) should we decide to carry your product. Any samples submitted for review will not be returned. 

Mardel, Inc.
Attn: Product Buyer
7727 SW 44th St.
OKC, OK 73179

How to Get Mardel to Carry A Book

We ask that you or your publisher mail a non-returnable sample copy of your book to the address below for consideration. Please note that due to the volume of inquiries received it can take several weeks to months before a decision is made. We will only contact you or the publisher should we decide to carry your book. Any samples submitted for review will not be returned. 

Mardel, Inc.
Attn: Book Buyer
7727 SW 44th St.
OKC, OK 73179

All books must be distributed through one of the following distributors. They must also be one of the distributor's regular stocked items that do not need to be backordered. Print-on-demand is not considered regular stock because it has to be backordered.

  1. STL Distribution
  2. Anchor
  3. Spring Arbor

How to Request a Book/CD Signing

Please note the following guidelines:

  • We must carry the title first.
  • No consignment events will be scheduled at our store locations.
  • We must allow 6-8 weeks out for scheduling an event.
  • Book/CD signings must be agreed upon by the author, store manager, and corporate office
  • Book/CD signings will not exceed 3 hours.
  • No book/CD signings will be scheduled on Sunday as we are closed.

To request a book/CD signing, e-mail a request to booksignings@mardel.com. Please indicate the following in your initial contact:

  • Author's/Artist's name
  • Title of book/CD
  • Name of publisher/label
  • Name of distributer(s)
  • Number of books/CDs sold in the last 60 days
  • Store locations (online included) where your product is available
  • Number of products sold at previous signing events (if applicable)
  • Mardel store location (or area) desired for the event
  • Author's/Artist's connection or following to the area
  • Author's/Artist's plan to self-promote the event
  • Month or day author/artist would like the event 

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