Bankrupt Troll Communications Hopes for Bailout Through Acquisition by Larger Rival Scholastic
- Scholastic Turns A Page In Book Fair Segment, Buys Troll's Unit. // Educational Marketer;8/6/2001, Vol. 32 Issue 22, p6
Reports that Scholastic Inc. has acquired the school book fair unit of Troll Communications in 2001.
- 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.
- 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...
- Without A Harry Potter Book, Scholastic Needs New Magic In 2002. // Educational Marketer;8/6/2001, Vol. 32 Issue 22, p9
Reports on the sales and revenue expectations of publisher Scholastic Inc. for 2002.
- Financial Briefs... // Educational Marketer;1/21/2002, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p7
Reports on the decrease in revenues of the New York-based educational publisher Scholastic.
- Scholastic Education Benefiting from School Emphasis on Reading. // Educational Marketer;10/13/2003, Vol. 34 Issue 29, p6
Reports on the benefit received by Scholastic Corp. from the school's emphasis on reading in the U.S. Statement of Margery Mayer, division president at Scholastic Corp.; Revenues in the education division; Emphasis on the improvement of reading skills.
- Scholastic to publish Teletubbies tie-ins. // Publishers Weekly;3/23/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 12, p16
Reports on the agreement reached by Scholastic to publish a series of books based on Teletubbies, the children's program produced by Itsy Bitsy Entertainment Company and Ragdoll Productions Ltd. Scholastic's plan to market a wide range of books and tie-in products.
- Book fight. // Crain's New York Business;02/08/99, Vol. 15 Issue 6, p42
Reports on Scholastic Corp.'s legal dispute with the owner of the Goosebumps series of children's books over the company's rights as publisher and distributor of the books.