Houghton Mifflin Aims for Organic Growth, Mulls Acquisitions in 2003

April 2003
Educational Marketer;4/7/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 11, p3
Trade Publication
Reports that Boston, Massachusetts-based Houghton Mifflin is looking for growth both organically and from acquisitions with the sale of Sunburst Technology and a successful bond sale behind it.


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