Simon & Schuster Reports 1% Q2 Increase, Awaits Big Second Half

August 2006
Book Publishing Report;8/7/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 30, p4
Trade Publication
The article reports on the financial performance of New York-based Simon & Schuster Inc. The publishing company has a second quarter revenue of $176 million, showing rise of 1% over the same period of 2005. The operating income of the company rose by 5% during the quarter of 2006. The total revenue includes the revenue from its acquired Howard Publishing. Its expected best selling titles include "The Joy of Cooking, 75th Anniversary Edition," "Lisey's Story," and "On a Diet."


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