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Reader's Digest is an international publisher and direct marketer. The company publishes over 100 million copies of its traditional print and multimedia products monthly, and serves approximately 98 million readers in more than 40 countries through a huge variety of platforms, including: subscription packages mailed to the home, newsletters and email subscriptions.
The company was founded by DeWitt and Lila Wallace at their kitchen table in 1922 as a service for delivering Sunday newspapers around the country. It got its name from the digest-size magazines that were popular at that time (its first edition included articles from such publications as Reader's Guide to Periodical Literature ). In 2015 it was bought by another media firm; foreign language editions are currently published in more than 70 countries.