Weekly Reader Publishing Exits School Library Market

March 2009
Educational Marketer;3/16/2009, Vol. 40 Issue 6, p1
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The article reports on the withdrawal of Weekly Reader Publishing Group (WRPG) from the school library market in the U.S. It states that WRPG has entered into a contractual arrangement with investment bank Broadwater & Associates Group Inc. in March 2009 to sell Gareth Stevens Inc. and plans to close its World Almanac Education Library Services business in June. It notes that WRPG will focus on its "Weekly Reader" classroom magazines, custom publishing and consumable workbooks.


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