May 25, 2018 | Volume 49, Number 11

Authors Sue Cengage over Subscriptions

Cengage (Boston) doubled down on its new subscription service for college course materials by expanding its distribution partnership with VitalSource (Raleigh, NC) to include the ...

Amazon Disrupted by Textbook Distribution Changes

Amazon (Seattle) appears to be succumbing to the very disruption in the college course materials distribution landscape that it helped instigate years ago. The retailer apparently ...

McGraw-Hill Takes Aim at the 2019-2020 Opportunities

The PreK-12 segment at McGraw-Hill Education (New York) was the only segment to report positive reported revenue in the first quarter—$64.8 million, up 3%. However, the tables ...

Learning’s Metrics Tilt Positive at Cengage

The Learning segment at Cengage (Boston) generated $173.9 million in adjusted revenue in the company’s fiscal fourth quarter, ended March 31, up 14%, but that strong year-end finish ...

School Specialty Forecasts Growth in 2018

First-quarter revenue at schools supplies distributor School Specialty (Greenville, WI) increased 2.2% to $99.3 million, driven by growth in the company’s distribution segment, ...

2U Grows Courses, Management and Revenue

Online graduate-program management provider 2U (Lanham, MD) continues to advance with client and revenue growth, as well as a new stock offering and executive management additions.The ...

News Briefs 5/25/2018

Lawrence University (Appleton, WI) in May selected Akademos (Norwalk, CT) to provide online bookstore services. The university will launch its new online bookstore this summer ahead of ...

People Briefs 5/25/2018

John Wiley and Sons (Hoboken, NJ) in May named Aref Matin chief technology officer, effective may 21. Matin was most recently was executive vice president and chief technology officer ...

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