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ately 60 branded imprints, including Avon, Harper, HarperCollins Children’s Publishers, William Morrow and Christian publishers, Zondervan and Thomas Nelson, which HarperCollins acquired in 2012. HarperCollins publishes works by authors, such as J.R.R. Tolkien, Paulo Coelho, Rick Warren, and Agatha Christie, and titles, such as The Hobbit, Goodnight Moon and To Kill a Mockingbird. Its active print and digital global catalog includes approximately 50,000 publications and approximately 100,000 SKUs, including various print and digital editions of the same title. HarperCollins publishes fiction and nonfiction, with a focus on general, children’s and religious content. Additionally, in the U.K., HarperCollins publishes titles for the equivalent of the K-12 educational market. As of June 30, 2013, HarperCollins offered approximately 30,000 e-book titles. With the adoption of electronic formats by consumers, HarperCollins is publishing various titles in digital formats before, or instead of, publishing a print edition. Through its romance imprint, Avon, HarperCollins launched a ‘digital-first’ series, which releases one new title per week in the romance category. The series has generated three New York Times electronic bestsellers. During the year ended June 30, 2013, HarperCollins U.S. had 167 titles on the New York Times bestseller list, including American Sniper by Chris Kyle with Scott McEwen and Jim DeFelice, Divergent by Veronica Roth, Insurgent by Veronica Roth, Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes by Eric Litwin, The Night Before Christmas by Clement C. Moore, The Fallen Angel by Daniel Silva, The 100 by Jorge Cruise, Heaven is For Real by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent, America the Beautiful by Ben Carson with Candy Carson, Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walters, Micro by Michael Crichton and Richard Preston, The One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate, Pete the Cat Saves Christmas by Eric Litwin, Emeraldalicious by Victoria Kann, and The Elite by Kiera Cass. HarperCollins sells print and digital books to a customer base that includes global technology companies, traditional brick and mortar booksellers, wholesale clubs and discount stores, including Amazon.com, Inc.; Apple, Inc.; Barnes & Noble; and Tesco. Competition HarperCollins competes with Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Hachette Livre. OTHER This segment includes Amplify, the company’s digital education business. Amplify In 2012, the company launched Amplify, the brand for its digital education business. Amplify is improving K-12 education by creating digital products and services that empower teachers, students and parents in new ways. Its products serve approximately 200,000 educators and 3 million students in all 50 states. Amplify is focused on transforming teaching and learning by creating and scaling digital innovations in three areas: Amplify Insight: Amplify Insight provides assessment products and services to support staff and technology development, including student assessment tools and analytic technologies, intervention programs, enterprise education information systems, and professional development and consulting services. Major products include mClass, a suite of products that enable teachers to monitor individual and class progression through goals and standards and access detailed analysis, custom grouping and instructional planning tools. Amplify Learning: Amplify’s nascent digital curriculum business is developing new content in English Language Arts, Science and Math, including software that would combine interactive, game-like experiences with rigorous analytics, all driven by adaptive technologies that respond to individual students’ needs as they evolve. Amplify launched pilots of its new digital English and Science curriculum for students in the middle grades during the year ended June 30, 2013. Amplify Access: Amplify’s distribution platform business, which is developing new distribution and delivery mechanisms, consists of an open tablet-based distribution platform that would offer curated third-party, as well as proprietary curricular and extracurricular content, analytic capabilities, a ta

 

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