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THOMSON LEARNING ACQUIRES ARCO IMPRINT AND ALLIANCE PRESS.



In related news, Thomson Corp. division Thomson Learning (TL; Stamford Stamford, town, England
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, CT) has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of ARCO ar·co  
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, NJ), a publisher of academic, civil service and military test preparation materials, from IDG IDG International Data Group
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 Books Worldwide (Foster City, CA). No terms of the deal were given.

TL said the addition of ARCO, which has a current list of approximately 120 test-prep titles, will significantly increase the number of products in its Peterson's test-prep line, provide quality content for online services and establish a broader platform from which to attract prospective partners.

Also, TL'S Custom Publishing division (Cincinnati, OH) has acquired Alliance Press (Dallas, TX), a publisher of texts in 18 different disciplines, including psychology, mathematics, political science and communications. The company publishes books for the local, regional and national markets.
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