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- Competition Roils Among Large and Small Publishers -- States, Too. // Educational Marketer;2/9/2004, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p7
Focuses on the efforts of math publishers in the U.S. to develop new programs for math adoptions in 2004. Pearson's partnership with Texas Instruments to offer instructional activities and assessments on Texas' handheld devices for its algebra and geometry textbooks; Harcourt's offering of a...
- Harcourt Expects K-12 Revenue To Be At Least Flat In 2004, Beating The Industry, Before Growing In 2005. // Educational Marketer;12/13/2004, Vol. 35 Issue 35, p1
This article reports that according to a company sales update in December 2004, revenue at Florida-based Harcourt Education Group, a division of London-based global media giant Reed Elsevier PLC, is on track in 2004 to at least match the $1.11 billion generated in 2003. According to Reed...
- Mixed Results: Harcourt, Thomson, Pearson Ed. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;3/21/2005, Vol. 252 Issue 12, p16
Provides information on the financial performance of major educational and professional publishers in 2004. Sales decline in the subsidiary of Harcourt Education; Increase in sales at Thomson Learning, according to Thomson Corp.; Business losses posted by Pearson Education.
- As Its Own Sale Progresses, Thomson Learning Acquires College Web-Based Tools Provider Aplia. // Educational Marketer;3/5/2007, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p1
The article announces the acquisition of Aplia, a college Web-based tools provider, by Thomson Learning Corp. in the U.S. Harris Morris, chief strategy officer for Thomson, states that the acquisition was a natural progress of its strategic partnership with Aplia. Aplia also has teamed up with...
- Q3 Was Toughest on Printers; Test Prep and New Titles Helped Some K-12 and College Publishers. // Educational Marketer;11/17/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 33, p1
Reports developments related to educational publishing industry in the U.S. as of November 2003. Evaluation of the performance of Princeton Review's K-12 Services division; Corporate profit of Thomson Learning; Sales of Courier Corp.
- Thomson Learning Adds Criminal Justice, Lifelong Learning Titles. // Educational Marketer;4/19/2004, Vol. 35 Issue 12, p4
Reports on the acquisition of Thomson Learning of criminal justice, career and reference titles in two separate transactions to boosts its higher education and lifelong learning offerings in Stamford, Connecticut. Acquisition of criminal justice paperback from Copperhouse Publishing; Addition...
- Thomson Learning Makes More Executive Changes At Its New Higher Education Group. // Educational Marketer;8/9/2004, Vol. 35 Issue 23, p1
Reports on executive changes in the Higher Education group of Stamford, Connecticut-based publishing company Thomson Learning. Responsibilities of Eduardo Moura and Bob Lynch.
- Thomson acquires Mexican publisher. // Fairfield County Business Journal;01/29/2001, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p8
Focuses on Stamford, Connecticut-based Thomson Learning's acquisition of North America-based higher-education, business and economics publisher ECAFSA.
- Publishers Turn in Mixed Results in H1; Expect Improvement in H2. // Electronic Education Report;8/24/2007, Vol. 14 Issue 16, p2
The article reports on the financial performance of the three largest educational publishers in the U.S. for the first half of 2007. New York-based McGraw-Hill Education increased revenue 5.7% to $979 million while Upper Saddle River, New Jersey-based Pearson Education Inc. generated revenue of...