Publishers Weekly

Global Publishing Leaders 2018: Grupo Planeta

Planeta is the leading Spanish-language publishing group in Spain and Latin America, with further strong holdings in Portugal and in France, where it owns Editis, the second largest publishing company in France.

Global Publishing Leaders 2018: Springer Nature

Springer Nature, one of the leading international research publishers, is home to trusted brands including Springer, Nature Research, BioMed Central, Palgrave Macmillan and 'Scientific American.'

Global Publishing Leaders 2018: Scholastic

Scholastic is the world’s largest publisher and distributor of children’s books and is the leading operator of school-based book clubs and school-based book fairs in the United States.

Global Publishing Leaders 2018: McGraw-Hill Education

McGraw-Hill Global Education Holdings, LLC (MHGE) is a learning science company targeting the higher education, professional learning and information markets both in the US and internationally with content, tools and services delivered via digital, print and hybrid solutions.

Global Publishing Leaders 2018: John Wiley & Sons

Wiley's publishing segment provides scientific, professional, and education books and related content in print and digital formats, as well as test preparation services and course workflow tools, to libraries, corporations, students, professionals, and researchers.

Global Publishing Leaders 2018: HarperCollins

Harper Collins is a subsidiary of News Corp, a global media and information services company, comprising businesses across a range of media, including news and information services, cable network programming in Australia, digital real estate services, book publishing, digital education, and pay-TV distribution in Australia.

Global Publishing Leaders 2018: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) is a global learning company and a provider of Pre-K-12 content, services, and technology, serving more than 50 million students throughout the U.S. and in 150 countries worldwide.

Global Publishing Leaders 2018: Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster is the trade publishing division of the CBS Corporation, and publishes and distributes consumer books under imprints incluing Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria, Touchstone, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Howard Books, Threshold Editions, and Free Press.

Adaptive Books Acquires New Titles Plus the Zane Grey Estate

Founded in 2012 by veterans of the entertainment business, Adaptive Studios is an unusual business venture originally focused on repurposing moribund or abandoned movie scripts into new content for different media, including books, movies, and TV shows.

Global Publishing Leaders 2018: Wolters Kluwer

Founded in 1836, Wolters Kluwer is a Dutch global information service company that is engaged in supporting professionals in the legal, business, tax, accounting, finance, audit, risk, compliance, and healthcare market.

Tauber to Lead Chronicle's New Imprint

Mark Tauber, formerly senior v-p and publisher at HarperOne, will lead Chronicle Books' new nonfiction imprint that will launch in fall 2019.

Publishers Call Out Target for 'Censoring' Book Descriptions

A number of publishers say Target, on its retail website, is redacting certain keywords from the product descriptions of their books. They say the site has removed words like "transgender" and "queer," as well as the name "Hitler."

NEA Study Finds Small Dip in Adult Reading

The newest NEA survey of public participation in the arts found that adults reading novels fell between 2012 and 2017, but that reading poetry rose.

S&S Restructures Sales Group

In a memo to employees, Simon & Schuster senior v-p of sales Gary Urda outlined a new structure for the sales division that he said “will add a number of new positions to our selling efforts and leave us better positioned to accomplish our ambitious goals.”