HMH Hoping for a Second Half Rally

Total sales at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt fell only 2.4% in the first quarter of 2020 compared to a year ago, but the educational and trade book publisher said it expects its business to be "severely impacted" by the Covid-19 pandemic in the second quarter. It is projecting that most schools will be fully operational in the third quarter. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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