John Wiley & Sons, Inc. engages in the provision of research and learning materials. It operates through the following segments: Research, Publishing, and Solutions. The Research segment provides scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, as well as related content and services, to academic, corporate, and government libraries, learned societies, and individual researchers and other professionals. The Publishing segment offers scientific, professional, and education books and related content in print and digital formats, as well as test preparation services and course workflow tools, to libraries, corporations, students, professionals, and researchers. The Solutions segment includes online program management services for higher education institutions and learning, development, and assessment services for businesses and professionals. The company was founded by Charles Wiley in 1807 and is headquartered in Hoboken, NJ.
Revenue for the year ended April 30, 2019 was flat at $1,800 million, as compared with prior year. On a constant currency basis, revenue increased 2% as compared with prior year. This increase was primarily due to the following:
These increases were offset by declines in Publishing print product sales.
Refer to Note 4, “Acquisition,” for more information related to the acquisition of Learning House.