About Us > FAQ

How many Account Managers do you have?

We have 11 sales reps, as well as support staff across the country. Find out more about our staff here.

How many lines do you currently represent?

We currently represent over 60 Canadian, U.S. and international lines. You can check them out


I’m a retailer/publisher/wholesaler/librarian. Who do I contact?

If you have any questions, concerns, or would like more information, you can contact us here.

I’m a teacher/school librarian. Can I purchase books from you? Who do I contact?

We do not sell directly to schools or school librarians – we recommend purchasing your books from an educational wholesaler.

Where is your head office located?

Our head office is located in Toronto. Our western office is located in Vancouver.

How long has your company been around?

Ampersand Inc. has been part of the Canadian sales industry for over 60 years. For more information, see here.

Do you distribute books/gift lines?

We do not distribute books or gift lines. We are not a distributor.

Can I send you my manuscript?

As we are not a publisher, we don’t publish books – and as such, we do not accept manuscripts.

Do you attend book fairs/gift shows?

Yes, we do! We attend the Toronto Gift and Home Market, the Ontario Library Association Super Conference, and the regional book fairs across the country,

Are all prices in the catalogues Canadian prices?

Most prices in the catalogues are Canadian, some are American. For Canadian prices, please contact your sales rep.

Do you have a showroom I can visit?

We have two showrooms that you can come visit – one in Vancouver, BC, and one in Toronto, ON! For more information, see here.