Few portfolios are more diverse than that of EBSCO Industries (short for Elton B. Stephens Company). Among the conglomerate's more than 50 information services, manufacturing, and sales subsidiaries are magazine subscription and fulfillment firms, a fishing lure manufacturer (the world's largest), a rifle manufacturer, a specialty office and computer furniture retailer, and real estate holdings. Its main businesses revolve around the publishing industry: EBSCO operates a subscription management agency and is one of the largest publishers of digital information. It offers about 375,000 articles from more than 95,000 publishers worldwide. The family of founder Elton B. Stephens, Sr. owns the company.