Sales, losses both up at Preiss Multimedia

March 1995
Publishers Weekly;3/20/1995, Vol. 242 Issue 12, p11
Trade Publication
Reports on the financial performance of Byron Preiss Multimedia for 1994. Gain in sales; Increase in operating loss; Total volume of sales; Number of titles released during the year; Possible sale of equity stake.


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