HarperCollins


HarperCollins Publishers LLC
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Parent companyNews Corp
StatusActive
Founded1989 (1989)
Country of origin
  • United States
  • United Kingdom
Headquarters location195 Broadway
New York City, New York, U.S.
DistributionGlobal
ImprintsNumerous
RevenueDecrease US$1.666 billion (2020)
Official websiteharpercollins.com

HarperCollins Publishers LLC is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Penguin Random House, Simon & Schuster, Hachette, and Macmillan. The company is headquartered in New York City and is a subsidiary of News Corp. The name is a combination of several publishing firm names: Harper & Row, an American publishing company acquired in 1987—whose own name was the result of an earlier merger of Harper & Brothers (founded in 1817) and Row, Peterson & Company—together with Scottish publishing company William Collins, Sons (founded in 1819), acquired in 1989.

The worldwide CEO of HarperCollins is Brian Murray.[1] HarperCollins has publishing groups in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, India, and China. The company publishes many different imprints, both former independent publishing houses and new imprints.

  1. ^ Neyfakh, Leon (4 June 2008). "It's Official: Jane Friedman Out at HarperCollins, Her Deputy Up 'Effective Immediately'". The New York Observer. Retrieved 26 November 2010.

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