EDC Second Quarter Sales Jump 85%

Led by a 152% jump in sales in its home business division, total revenue at Educational Development Corp. rose 85% in the second quarter ended August 31, 2015 over last year’s second period. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-10-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic Has Third Quarter Loss on Lower Sales

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Springsteen helps S&S to 11% rise in third quarter sales

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