Touchstone/Fireside Up 5% in 2006 Behind Gregory Books

October 2006
Book Publishing Report;10/16/2006, Vol. 31 Issue 40, p3
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The article reports that Touchstone/Fireside in New York, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, is expecting to increase its gross sales to five percent in 2006 according to company's vice president and publisher Mark Gompertz. "Book Publishing Report" was told by Gompertz that the 20-employee imprint puts out 75 original titles a year along with another 50 paperback reprints. The company is expecting a strong sale from a few upcoming titles for the projected five percent revenue gain.


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