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Company Overview of Random House, Inc.

Company Overview

Random House, Inc. publishes trade books in print, digital, and audio formats. It offers original and reprinted fiction and nonfiction books for adults and children. It offers publisher, educator, rights and permissions, vendor, insight Web, technology, affiliate program, and speakers’ bureau services. It offers books in various categories, such as African-American interest, antiques and collectibles, architecture, art, audio, biography and memoir, body, mind and spirit, books to film, business and economics, classics, comics and graphic novels, computers, cooking, crafts and hobbies, crossword puzzles and word games, current affairs, drama, education, entertainment, and family and relations...

1745 Broadway

New York, NY 10019

United States

Founded in 1925

Phone:

212-782-9000

Fax:

212-572-6066

Key Executives for Random House, Inc.

President and Chief Operating Officer
Age: 49
Member of The Executive Board and President of Knopf Publishing Group
Age: 55
Member of The Executive Board
Age: 70
Senior Vice President of Operations and Senior Vice President of Administration
Age: 52
Director of Application Systems
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Random House, Inc. Key Developments

Judge Dismiss a Lawsuit Files Against Amazon, Random House, Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins

A judge has dismissed a lawsuit that The Book House of Stuyvesant Plaza in suburban Albany, NY filed against Amazon and the nation's six publishers over the sale of e-books. The lawsuit alleged Amazon and the publishers, including Random House, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins, had created a monopoly over the way e-books are sold. The 19-page ruling by U.S. District Court Judge Jed S. Rakoff called the anti-trust claims 'speculative' and based on 'hypothetical discussions or agreements'. The ruling was issued Dec. 6.

Random House LLC Partners with LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. to Bring Library to LeapReader Platform

LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. and Random House LLC and a publisher of unabridged audiobooks, have entered into a partnership to bring Listening Library's library of children's audio books to the LeapReader platform.

Random House, Inc. Reports Earnings Results for the Year of 2012

Random House, Inc. reported earnings results for the year of 2012. For the year, the company reported revenues of EUR 2,142 million compared to EUR 1,749 million a year ago. Operating EBIT was EUR 325 million compared to EUR 185 million a year ago. During the reporting period, Random House posted year-on-year increases in revenue and operating EBIT across all its territories. Growth was driven primarily by numerous big selling titles, with cost management, a lower returns rate, and currency effects impacting favorably on the results.

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