TITLE

Score Another One For Old Media At Bertelsmann

PUB. DATE
September 2002
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;9/9/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 35, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on Bertelsmann AG's announcement of its commitment to its core businesses, including book publishing, after the release of the company's financial results for the first half of 2002. Profitability of Bertelsmann's Random House Inc. unit; Reasons of the company for renewing interest in its core businesses.
ACCESSION #
7345106

 

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