Established in 1942, Johnson Publishing Company is a privately held organization that serves the cosmetics, television production and fashion industries. The company manages offices in New York City, Los Angeles and Detroit, as well as London and Paris. It publishes EBONY, which is a magazine that serves more than 10 million readers monthly. Johnson Publishing Company also prints JET, which is an African-American magazine that serves over 5 million readers weekly. The company s book division publishes books by African-American authors. In addition, it offers advertisement opportunities, as well operates JPC Consumer Products and Ebony/Jet Entertainment Group. The company manages Ebony Fashion Fair, which is one of the largest, traveling fashion shows in the world.