The Independent Publishers Group’s acquisition of Midpoint Trade Books in late August was just the most recent move by CEO Joe Matthews to ensure that the Chicago-based company remains well positioned in a distribution business that continues to consolidate.
At its annual meeting last week, the association touted its shift in focus.
The three presses—and a fourth, the imprint Black Balloon—operate more like a confederation of presses than a publisher and its imprints. Here's a look behind the curtain.
A decade on, Chad Post’s translation-focused nonprofit publishing house, based at the University of Rochester, has released 103 titles from 44 countries and 26 languages.
Simon & Schuster has reported that Bob Woodward's 'Fear: Trump In the White House' sold more than 1,100,000 copies through its first week on sale in all formats.
Relx Group is a provider of information solutions for professionals across many industries.
In 2008, the Thomson Corporation and Reuters Group PLC merged to form Thomson Reuters.
With more than 250 imprints, brands on six continents, 70,000 digital and 15,000 print titles published annually as well as more than 100,000 eBooks available worldwide, Penguin Random House is the world’s largest trade book publisher.
Hachette Livre is the world’s third-largest trade book publisher for the general public and educational markets.
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.
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.'
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cengage Learning is a leading educational content, technology, and services company for the higher education and K–12, professional and library markets worldwide.
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.
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.
The U.K. educational publisher remained the biggest publisher on the planet in 2017.