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Pearson plc is a British multinational publishing and education company headquartered in London. [1]

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Addison-Wesley is a publisher of textbooks and computer literature.

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Agnelli is an Italian surname.

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American depositary receipt

An American depositary receipt (ADR, and sometimes spelled depository) is a negotiable security that represents securities of a non-U.S. company that trades in the U.S. financial markets.

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Bertelsmann is a German multinational corporation based in Gütersloh, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Blackwall Tunnel

The Blackwall Tunnel is a pair of road tunnels underneath the River Thames in east London, England linking the London Borough of Tower Hamlets with the Royal Borough of Greenwich, and part of the A102 road.

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Bob Turner (American politician)

Robert L. Turner (born May 2, 1941) is an American businessman and politician who served as the United States Representative for New York's 9th congressional district, in the United States' 112th Congress (containing parts of Brooklyn and Queens), from 2011 to 2013.

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A book is a series of pages assembled for easy portability and reading, as well as the composition contained in it.

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British Satellite Broadcasting

British Satellite Broadcasting (BSB) was a television company, headquartered in London, that provided direct broadcast satellite television services to the United Kingdom.

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Business English

Business English is a part of English for specific purposes and can be considered a specialism within English language learning and teaching, or a variant of international English.

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Cadbury family

The Cadbury family is a prominent British family of industrialists descending from Richard Tapper Cadbury.

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The chairman (also chairperson, chairwoman or chair) is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly.

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Chief executive officer

Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.

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Columbia Journalism Review

The Columbia Journalism Review (CJR) is an American magazine for professional journalists that has been published by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism since 1961.

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Connections Academy

Connections Academy provides online school products and services to virtual schools for grades K-12, including full-time online schools bearing the "Connections Academy" name across the country.

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* Cordite is a family of smokeless propellants developed and produced in the United Kingdom since 1889 to replace gunpowder as a military propellant.

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Dorling Kindersley

Dorling Kindersley (DK) is a British multinational publishing company specializing in illustrated reference books for adults and children in 62 languages.

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Dover is a town and major ferry port in the home county of Kent, in South East England.

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East River Tunnels

The East River Tunnels are 4 single-track railroad tunnels that extend from the eastern end of Pennsylvania Station under 32nd and 33rd Streets in Manhattan and cross the East River to Long Island City in Queens.

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Edexcel (known as Pearson - London Examinations in Malta) is a multinational education and examination body owned by Pearson.

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Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.

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England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.

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Ernest William Moir

Sir Ernest William Moir (9 June 1862 – 14 June 1933) was a British civil engineer and the first Moir baronet.

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Ferrocarril Transístmico

The Ferrocarril Transístmico (Isthmic Railroad), also known as Ferrocarril del Istmo de Tehuantepec, S.A. de C.V. or simply Ferroistmo, is today a railroad with no rolling stock, owned by the Mexican government, that crosses the Isthmus of Tehuantepec between Puerto Mexico, Veracruz, and Salina Cruz, Oaxaca.

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Financial Times

The Financial Times (FT) is a Japanese-owned (since 2015), English-language international daily newspaper headquartered in London, with a special emphasis on business and economic news.

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FTSE 100 Index

The Financial Times Stock Exchange 100 Index, also called the FTSE 100 Index, FTSE 100, FTSE, or, informally, the "Footsie", is a share index of the 100 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange with the highest market capitalisation.

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GlobalEnglish Corporation is an American technology company that was founded in 1997 by Reece Duca, Stephen Patrick and Martin Rice.

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Halifax, Nova Scotia

Halifax, officially known as the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), is the capital of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia.

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Harcourt (publisher)

Harcourt was a United States publishing firm with a long history of publishing fiction and nonfiction for adults and children.

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Harcourt Assessment

Harcourt Assessment was a company that published and distributed educational and psychological assessment tools and therapy resources and provided educational assessment and data management services for national, state, district and local assessments.

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HarperCollins Publishers L.L.C. is one of the world's largest publishing companies and is one of the Big Five English-language publishing companies, alongside Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin Random House, and Simon & Schuster.

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Haymarket Media Group

Haymarket Media Group is a privately held media company headquartered in London.

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HM Factory, Gretna

H.M. Factory, Gretna was the United Kingdom's largest Cordite factory in World War I. The government-owned facility was adjacent to the Solway Firth, near Gretna, Dumfries and Galloway.

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ITV (TV network)

ITV is a British commercial TV network.

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John Fallon (businessman)

John Joseph Fallon (born August 1962) is a British businessman, and the chief executive officer (CEO) of Pearson plc since 2013, when he succeeded Marjorie Scardino.

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Ladybird Books

Ladybird Books is a London-based publishing company, trading as a stand-alone imprint within the Penguin Group of companies.

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Lazard is a financial advisory and asset management firm that engages in investment banking, asset management, and other financial services primarily with institutional clients.

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London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.

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London Stock Exchange

The London Stock Exchange (LSE) is a stock exchange located in the City of London, England.

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Longman, commonly known as Pearson Longman, is a publishing company founded in London, England, in 1724 and is owned by Pearson PLC.

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M&F Worldwide

M&F Worldwide Corp., formerly Power Control Technologies, Inc., was incorporated in Delaware on June 1, 1988.

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A magazine is a publication, usually a periodical publication, which is printed or electronically published (sometimes referred to as an online magazine).

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Mexico (México; Mēxihco), officially called the United Mexican States (Estados Unidos Mexicanos) is a federal republic in the southern portion of North America.

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Mexico City

Mexico City, or the City of Mexico (Ciudad de México,; abbreviated as CDMX), is the capital of Mexico and the most populous city in North America.

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Multinational corporation

A multinational corporation (MNC) or worldwide enterprise is a corporate organization that owns or controls production of goods or services in at least one country other than its home country.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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New York Stock Exchange

The New York Stock Exchange (abbreviated as NYSE, and nicknamed "The Big Board"), is an American stock exchange located at 11 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York.

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News Corporation

The original News Corporation or News Corp. was an American multinational mass media corporation headquartered in New York City.

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A newspaper is a periodical publication containing written information about current events.

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Newsquest Media Group Ltd. is the second largest publisher of regional and local newspapers in the United Kingdom with 205 brands across the UK, publishing online and in print (165 newspaper brands and 40 magazine brands).

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Optical answer sheet

An optical answer sheet or bubble sheet is a special type of form used in multiple choice question examinations.

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Pearson College London

Pearson College London is a British private academic degree provider based in London owned by Pearson plc.

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Penguin Books

Penguin Books is a British publishing house.

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Penguin Group

The Penguin Group is a trade book publisher and part of Penguin Random House.

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Pound sterling

The pound sterling (symbol: £; ISO code: GBP), commonly known as the pound and less commonly referred to as Sterling, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.

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Public limited company

A public limited company (legally abbreviated to plc) is a type of public company under the United Kingdom company law, some Commonwealth jurisdictions, and the Republic of Ireland.

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Publishing is the dissemination of literature, music, or information—the activity of making information available to the general public.

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Random House

Random House is an American book publisher and the largest general-interest paperback publisher in the world.

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Rebranding is a marketing strategy in which a new name, term, symbol, design, or combination thereof is created for an established brand with the intention of developing a new, differentiated identity in the minds of consumers, investors, competitors, and other stakeholders.

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RELX Group

RELX Group (pronounced "Rel-ex") is a British multinational information and analytics company headquartered in London.

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Rothschild family

The Rothschild family is a wealthy Jewish family descending from Mayer Amschel Rothschild (1744–1812), a court factor to the German Landgraves of Hesse-Kassel in the Free City of Frankfurt, Holy Roman Empire, who established his banking business in the 1760s. Unlike most previous court factors, Rothschild managed to bequeath his wealth and established an international banking family through his five sons, who established themselves in London, Paris, Frankfurt, Vienna, and Naples. The family was elevated to noble rank in the Holy Roman Empire and the United Kingdom. During the 19th century, the Rothschild family possessed the largest private fortune in the world, as well as the largest private fortune in modern world history.The House of Rothschild: Money's prophets, 1798–1848, Volume 1, Niall Ferguson, 1999, page 481-85The Secret Life of the Jazz Baroness, from The Times 11 April 2009, Rosie Boycott The family's wealth was divided among various descendants, and today their interests cover a diverse range of fields, including financial services, real estate, mining, energy, mixed farming, winemaking and nonprofits.The Rothschilds: Portrait of a Dynasty, By Frederic Morton, page 11 The Rothschild family has frequently been the subject of conspiracy theories, many of which have antisemitic origins.

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Rough Guides

Rough Guides Ltd is a British travel guidebook and reference publisher, since November 2017 owned by APA Publications.

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RTL Group

RTL Group is a leader across broadcast, content and digital.

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Samuel Pearson

Samuel Pearson (1814–1884) was an English entrepreneur and founder of Pearson plc, a leading publishing company listed on the London Stock Exchange.

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Schroders plc is a British multinational asset management company, founded in 1804.

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Scott Foresman

Scott Foresman is an elementary educational publisher for PreK through Grade 6 in all subject areas.

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Sennar Dam

The Sennar Dam is an irrigation dam on the Blue Nile near the town of Sennar in the Al Jazirah region of Sudan.

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Shell Mex House

Shell Mex House is a grade II listed building situated at number 80 Strand, London, England.

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Sidney Taurel

Sidney Taurel (born February 9, 1949, in Casablanca) is a Moroccan-born American businessman.

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Silver Lake Partners

Silver Lake is an American private equity firm focused on leveraged buyout and growth capital investments in technology, technology-enabled and related industries.

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Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster, Inc., a subsidiary of CBS Corporation, is an American publishing company founded in New York City in 1924 by Richard Simon and Max Schuster.

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Sky Television plc

Sky Television plc was a public limited company which operated a nine-channel satellite television service, launched by Rupert Murdoch's News International on 5 February 1989.

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Sky UK

Sky UK (formerly British Sky Broadcasting Limited, BSkyB and Sky) is a telecommunications company which serves the United Kingdom.

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Smarthinking is an academic online tutoring service, provided by Pearson Education, that offers students on-demand support from tutors in over 25 subjects.

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The Sudan or Sudan (السودان as-Sūdān) also known as North Sudan since South Sudan's independence and officially the Republic of the Sudan (جمهورية السودان Jumhūriyyat as-Sūdān), is a country in Northeast Africa.

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Tax avoidance

Tax avoidance is the legal usage of the tax regime in a single territory to one's own advantage to reduce the amount of tax that is payable by means that are within the law.

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Thames Television

Thames Television was a franchise holder for a region of the British ITV television network serving London and surrounding area on weekdays from 30 July 1968 until the night of 31 December 1992.

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The Economist

The Economist is an English-language weekly magazine-format newspaper owned by the Economist Group and edited at offices in London.

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The Nikkei

The Nikkei,, is Nikkei, Inc.'s flagship publication and the world's largest financial newspaper, with a daily circulation exceeding three million.

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The Wall Street Journal

The Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused, English-language international daily newspaper based in New York City.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.

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Warburg Pincus

Warburg Pincus, LLC is an American private equity firm with offices in the United States, Europe, Brazil, China and India.

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Weetman Pearson, 1st Viscount Cowdray

Weetman Dickinson Pearson, 1st Viscount Cowdray, (15 July 1856 – 1 May 1927), known as Sir Weetman Pearson, Bt, between 1894 and 1910 and as The Baron Cowdray between 1910 and 1917, was a British engineer, oil industrialist, benefactor and Liberal politician.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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