TITLE

Torstar to Keep Edn. Group, Except For Troll

PUB. DATE
January 1999
SOURCE
Publishers Weekly;1/11/1999, Vol. 246 Issue 2, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports the plan of Torstar company to keep the majority of the companies that make up its children's supplementary education publishing group (CSEP). Review on the strategic alternatives for Troll Communications; Total sales of the CSEP division in 1997.
ACCESSION #
1490947

 

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