"Tough conditions" for Pearson in 2014

Academic publisher Pearson faced “tough market conditions in 2014” in North America and the UK, according to a trading update released today (21st January). The company said policy and cyclical pressures affected its two biggest markets, while a smaller school textbook update in South Africa also had an impact. Pearson said it saw a “solid trading performance” from its North American higher education business and Penguin Random House in the fourth quarter of 2014. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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