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March 30, 2015 5:36 AM ET


Company Overview of Random House, Inc.

Company Overview

Random House, Inc. engages in the publication and sale of books in print, digital, and audio formats for adults and children in the United States and internationally. It offers publisher, educator, rights, permissions, vendor, insight Web, technology, affiliate program, and speakers bureau services; and sells its books online. The company serves consumers, booksellers, educators, libraries, and corporations. Random House, Inc. was founded in 1925 and is based in New York, New York with locations in the United States, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, India, Ireland, Spain, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, and Uruguay. As of July 1988, Random House,...

1745 Broadway

New York, NY 10019

United States

Founded in 1925





Key Executives for Random House, Inc.

Chairman of The Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 46
Member of The Executive Board and President of Knopf Publishing Group
Age: 56
Member of The Executive Board, Editor In Chief - Knopf Publishing Group, Chairman - Knopf Publishing Group and Director - Knopf Publishing Group
Age: 71
Senior Vice President of Operations and Senior Vice President of Administration
Age: 53
Director of Application Systems
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

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.

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