Troll Communications Going After Trade Market With New Distributor
- Bankrupt Troll Communications Hopes for Bailout Through Acquisition by Larger Rival Scholastic. // Educational Marketer;6/9/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 16, p1
Reports on the bankruptcy bailout strategy of Mahwah, New Jersey-based publishing company Troll Communications. Negotiations for the potential sale of part of Troll's business to rival company Scholastic; Bankruptcy proceedings; Projected resolution of the Scholastic deal in July 2003.
- IN THE LOOP... // Book Publishing Report;9/9/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 35, p6
Presents news briefs related to book publishing as of September 9, 2002. 'New York Times' list of best-selling nonfiction hardcover books; Executive changes at Troll Communications Inc.; HarperCollinsCanada's signing of a deal to introduce audiobooks to airline passengers; Mattel Inc.'s...
- Torstar to Sell Children's Supplementary Group. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;11/2/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 44, p10
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...
- Troll takes book fair operation West by adding Missouri unit. // Book Publishing Report;09/27/99, Vol. 24 Issue 38, p6
Reports on Troll Communications' acquisition of Creative Book Fairs from Cowley Distributing Inc. Financial problems that Troll had faced in the past; Successful turnaround of Troll; Number of book industry events organized by Creative Book Fairs annually.
- Troll Moving Distribution to AMP. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/1/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 18, p16
Reports that Troll Communications has reached an agreement with Andrews McMeel Publishing (AMP) for AMP to be Troll's exclusive distributor to the trade market. Terms and effectivity of the agreement; What Troll is known for.
- HARLEQUIN ACQUIRES TROLL. Toller, Carol // Quill & Quire;Aug97, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p17
Reports on Harlequin Enterprises Ltd.'s acquisition of Troll Communications Inc., a publisher and distributor of children's books. Expected increase in sales of Harlequin's Children's Supplementary Educational Publishing Division (CSEP) as a result of the purchase; Other publishing companies...
- Children's-book market expands. Epstein, Connie C. // Writer (Kalmbach Publishing Co.);Dec2003, Vol. 116 Issue 12, p47
Presents an update on the children's-book market in the U.S. in 2003. Reorganization of the Children's Book Division of Simon & Schuster; Plan of North-South Books to sell its SeaStar imprint; Decision of Troll Communications to file for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection.
- Schecter resigns from Troll. // Publishers Weekly;8/18/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 34, p11
Reports the resignation of Jarret Schecter from Troll Communications. Expectation that he would serve as company chairman; Speculation about successor; Sale of stake in the company to Harlequin's parent company, Torstar.
- Troll shakes up executive ranks. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;3/17/1997, Vol. 244 Issue 11, p11
Reports on the reorganization and personnel changes taking place at Troll Communications in the spring of 1997. The resignations of Geoff Hannell and David Green; The hiring of Nikki Basilone; Other changes in the organization.