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,...
New York, NY 10019
Founded in 1925
Judge Dismiss a Lawsuit Files Against Amazon, Random House, Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins
Jan 27 14
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
Sep 2 13
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
Mar 26 13
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.