Dishing Out THQ's Boxes

by Thomas on April 4, 2002 @ 4:47 p.m. PST

Bigben Interactive, one of Europe's leading independent distributors of interactive entertainment, today announced an exclusive primary distribution deal with global publishing giants, THQ.

BIGBEN INTERACTIVE WINS PRIMARY DISTRIBUTION DEAL WITH THQ

The deal is to start from April 1st 2002 and incorporates the storage and primary distribution of all THQ products in UK and key Export territories. In addition, BBI will shortly commence handling the consumer product support services for all THQ titles. The contract with THQ represents a huge coup for BBI and it is a further measure of the company's continuing growth and stature within the video games industry.

Ian Curran, Managing Director of THQ UK/Export said on their decision: "With its specialist distribution expertise within the UK and European software markets, Bigben Interactive is an ideal partner for THQ. We particularly feel that BBI can dedicate and deliver a high class logistics and supply chain service to all our National Accounts."

Dick Francis, Managing Director, Bigben Interactive UK, commenting on the contract, said, "This agreement further highlights the gigantic strides that Bigben has made within the past 12 months in changing the profile and make up of our business. The fact that THQ have signed with us is a significant reflection of the confidence they have in our sophisticated I.T. systems and first rate logistical service."

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