TITLE

Torstar to Sell Children's Supplementary Group

AUTHOR(S)
Milliot, Jim
PUB. DATE
November 1998
SOURCE
Publishers Weekly;11/2/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 44, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on Torstar's decision to sell its supplementary educational publishing group, a decision which was made in late 1998. Comments of Torstar chairman David Galloway; Possible prompting of sale by poor performance of Torstar's Troll Communications; Employees and annual revenues of the educational publishing division.
ACCESSION #
1257505

 

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