Polestar takes over Httprint software arm

Grant, Alex
November 2003
Printing World;11/6/2003, Vol. 284 Issue 5, p14
Trade Publication
Reports on the acquisition of the e-commerce division of Httprint by Polestar Group in Milton Keynes, England. Divisions of the businesses of Httprint; Merger on the e-commerce part of Httprint; Comparison on the turnover between the two distinct businesses of Httprint.


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