March 15, 2019 | Volume 50, Number 6

Napack Outlines Improvement Goals for Wiley Education

Since Brian Napack came to John Wiley & Sons (Hoboken, NJ) as president and CEO in December 2017, he has stressed the value of the education business, particularly publishing. He ...

Digital Transformation Moves Apace at B&N Education

At Barnes & Noble Education (Basking Ridge, NJ), Bartlesby—the direct-to-student study subscription service—is the most visible evidence of the company’s transformation to ...

Textbook Exports Decline for Second Year in a Row; Imports Also Slide

Against a backdrop of trade wars and disruption to traditional formats for course materials and distribution models, the international markets in 2018 continued to be difficult for ...

School Specialty Revenue Growth Is Less than Expected

School Specialty (Greenville, WI) revenue of $114.6 million in the fourth quarter 2018 increased 1.9% from the same quarter the previous year and full-year revenue of $673.5 million ...

Advance to Acquire Turnitin

Turnitin (Oakland, CA), which since 2002 has staked its claim providing software to detect plagiarism in academic writing, obtained new owners and launched a new product in March.Early ...

News Briefs, March 15, 2019

McGraw-Hill (New York) in March launched a micro-credentialing program for Microsoft Office applications, working with Accredible (Berkeley, CA), a company that produces digital ...

Partnerships & Acquisitions, March 15, 2019

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (Boston) and artificial intelligence-based reading tools provider Amira Learning (San Francisco) in March forged an exclusive partnership in which Houghton ...

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