Scholastic Turns A Page In Book Fair Segment, Buys Troll's Unit
- 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.
- Scholastic Completes Acquisition Of Troll's Book Club Business. // Educational Marketer;7/14/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 20, p8
Reports that New York-based Scholastic Corp. has completed its acquisition of bankrupt Troll Communications LLC's book club operations, making it the undisputed leader of the multi-million dollar K-123 book club and fair business. Terms of the strategic acquisition; Benefit of the acquisition...
- Troll to Close After Asset Sale. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;7/7/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 27, p15
Reports on the approval of a U.S. bankruptcy court on the sale of a majority of Troll Communications' inventory to Scholastic as of July 2003. Details of the bankruptcy filing of Troll; Comment from Troll chief executive officer Peter Bergen on the failure of the company to produce capital from...
- 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.
- Troll Communications Going After Trade Market With New Distributor. // Book Publishing Report;05/08/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 19, p3
Focuses on the expansion of children's publisher and book fair company Troll Communications in the United States trade market. Goal to recover from losses; Opportunity for the sale of books in the trade market.
- Troll uncovers new activity titles. // Playthings;Feb96, Vol. 94 Issue 2, p126
Cites spring 1996 licensed toy product releases from Troll. Storybook movie tie-in for `Flipper'; Mazes and puzzles in the `Dragonheart Activity Book'; Features of the `Where Is Carmen Sandiego License Plate Sticker Book.'
- Changes at Troll. // Publishers Weekly;3/5/2001, Vol. 248 Issue 10, p14
Reports on the appointment of Richard Willis as chairman, chief executive officer and president of Troll Communications, an Internet audio service provider.
- Post Retrenchment, Troll Begins to Re-Grow. // Educational Marketer;11/11/2002, Vol. 33 Issue 32, p6
Reports on Troll Communications' efforts to re-grow its business, under the leadership of Chief Executive Officer Peter Bergen.