Strong Frontlist Books Lead S&S Q1 Revenues to Rise 14%

May 2006
Book Publishing Report;5/1/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 17, p1
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The article reports on the revenue increase by 14 percent of CBS Corp.'s Simon & Schuster Inc. (S& S), New York that is mainly due to frontlist books packed with star authors. As estimated by Simba Information Inc., S& S revenue increase from 153.1 million to 178 million dollars which also include Howard Publishing acquisition. Authors like Stephen King, Mary Higgins Clark and Jodi Picoult had prompted the publisher by making a hit with their books. INSET: Bowker Stat-of-the-Week: 9/11.


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