TITLE

As Its Own Sale Progresses, Thomson Learning Acquires College Web-Based Tools Provider Aplia

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;3/5/2007, Vol. 38 Issue 5, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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 several college textbooks publishers that include McGraw-Hill Cos., Houghton Mifflin Co. and Bedford.
ACCESSION #
24342073

 

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