World Book Inc.

World Book Publishing
180 N La Salle St Ste 900
Chicago, IL, 60601-2500  United States
(312) 729-5800
Company Type: Corporation Subsidiary

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World Book literally offers the world at your fingertips. The company publishes encyclopedias (including its flagship World Book Encyclopedia ) and other educational reference materials, focusing primarily on the school and library markets. All total, World Book publishes nearly 90 reference titles. In addition to its print, CD, and DVD products, the company also offers World Book Online Reference Center, its subscription-based Internet reference service. The company was founded in 1917, and is a subsidiary of diversified manufacturer Scott Fetzer Company, itself a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway.

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Corporation Subsidiary
Doing Business As
World Book Publishing
Address
180 N La Salle St Ste 900
Chicago , IL, 60601-2500  United States
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Company Description

World Book literally offers the world at your fingertips. The company publishes encyclopedias (including its flagship World Book Encyclopedia ) and other educational reference materials, focusing primarily on the school and library markets. All total, World Book publishes nearly 90 reference titles. In addition to its print, CD, and DVD products, the company also offers World Book Online Reference Center, its subscription-based Internet reference service. The company was founded in 1917, and is a subsidiary of diversified manufacturer Scott Fetzer Company, itself a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway.

Key Principal
Robert D Mcbride See more contacts
Industry
Book Publishers Media Textbooks: publishing only, not printed on site Atlases: publishing only, not printed on site Books, mail order (except book clubs) See all industries
Incorporated
1957
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Phone
(312) 729-5800

Financial Statements

Revenue in USD

Annual Revenue2020
$48.82 million USD

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  •  EMPLOYEES (This Site) 50
  •  EMPLOYEES (All Sites) 200
  •  REVENUE (MIL USD) 48.82
  • Year Started 1957
  • Incorporated 1957
  • FISCAL YEAR END JAN

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  • Robert D Mcbride
    President
  • WILLIAM W STEPHANS
    Vice President and Treasurer
  • KENNETH SEMELSBERGER
    Principal
  • DONALD KELLER
    Vice President
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