Follett

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    For more than 140 years, Follett has been a trusted partner to preK-12 schools, colleges and campus bookstores, taking care of the critical details that make it easier for schools to run, teachers to teach, students to learn and fans to celebrate. A leading provider of education technology, services and physical and digital content, Follett currently works with 70,000 schools and operates more than 1,250 local campus stores and 1,600 virtual stores.

    TypePrivate
    Founded1873
    HQWestchester, IL, US
    Websitefollett.com
    Employee Ratings3.4
    Overall CultureD

    Latest Updates

    Employees (est.) (Jan 2021)5,399
    Revenue (Y, 2018)$3.2 B(+29%)
    Cybersecurity ratingBMore

    Follett Office Locations

    Follett has offices in Westchester, McHenry and Burlington
    Westchester, IL, US (HQ)
    3 Westbrook Corporate Center #200
    McHenry, IL, US
    1340 Ridgeview Dr
    Burlington, CA
    306 3390 S Service Rd
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    Follett Financials and Metrics

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    Founding Date

    1873
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    Follett Revenue

    Follett's revenue was reported to be $3.20 b in Y, 2018
    USD

    Revenue (Y, 2018)

    3.2b
    USDFY, 2015EY, 2018E

    Revenue

    2.5b3.2b
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    Follett Cybersecurity Score

    Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

    B

    81/100

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    Follett Online and Social Media Presence

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    Follett Company Culture

    • Overall Culture

      D

      55/100

    • CEO Rating

      F

      47/100

    • Compensation

      C-

      57/100

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    Follett News and Updates

    Barbara Newhall Follett

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    Follett Appoints Britten Follett to Lead Its PreK-12 Business

    Follett School Solutions Now Headed by Fifth-Generation Family Member

    Follett Higher Education President Clay Wahl Appointed COO of Follett Corporation

    WESTCHESTER, Ill., Aug. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Follett Corporation today announced two executive leadership appointments tied to the company's strategic expansion of technology and services that improve student outcomes in schools, colleges and communities across North America. Follett...

    RedShelf Selected by Follett to be Preferred Provider of Digital Course Materials to Over 1,200 Follett Campus Retail Locations & 1,500 eCommerce Properties

    CHICAGO and WESTCHESTER, Ill., March 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- RedShelf and Follett announced today that RedShelf will become the primary provider of digital course materials for Follett stores nationwide, enabling millions of students to save money and benefit from a range of RedShelf's...

    Follett Unveils MyDestiny Learning Platform

    Smart technology-powered solution designed to shape student success by maximizing teachers’ time, locating relevant learning resources, measuring progress, increasing student engagement.read more

    Follett, Lumen Partnership Saves Students $4 million with OER-based Courseware

    WESTCHESTER, Ill., Feb. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 45,000 college students from 35 institutions across the country have benefited from low-cost courseware based entirely on open educational resources (OER) – the result of a game-changing partnership between Follett and Lumen...
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    Follett Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was Follett founded?

      Follett was founded in 1873.

    • How many employees does Follett have?

      Follett has 5,399 employees.

    • What is Follett revenue?

      Latest Follett annual revenue is $3.2 b.

    • What is Follett revenue per employee?

      Latest Follett revenue per employee is $592.7 k.

    • Who are Follett competitors?

      Competitors of Follett include EF, Danang Books and School Equipment and Studenten Hebben Dorst.

    • Where is Follett headquarters?

      Follett headquarters is located at 3 Westbrook Corporate Center #200, Westchester.

    • Where are Follett offices?

      Follett has offices in Westchester, McHenry and Burlington.

    • How many offices does Follett have?

      Follett has 3 offices.