Longtime Random House Exec To Head S&S Children's Publishing
- Peterson Moves to S&S; Virden Moves Up at RH. Milliot, Jim; Roback, Diane // Publishers Weekly;07/31/2000, Vol. 247 Issue 31, p9
Reports that Simon & Schuster (S&S) has named Kristina Peterson president of its children's publishing division. Successor of Peterson at Random House Children's Media Group; Previous high-profile personnel move made by S&S.
- Peterson ankles Random for S&S kids pub division. Bing, Jonathan // Daily Variety;07/28/2000, Vol. 268 Issue 38, p30
Reports on Kristina Peterson's appointment as head of children's publishing division of Simon and Schuster as of July 28, 2000. Career background.
- Peterson Resigns as Head of S&S Kids Group. Zeitchik, Steven // Publishers Weekly;1/20/2003, Vol. 250 Issue 3, p12
Reports on the decision of Kristina Peterson to resign as president of Simon & Schuster children's division at the end of January 2003. Reason for the decision; Contributions to the company; Career background.
- Simon & Schuster Revenues Down 8.6% During The Second Quarter. // Book Publishing Report;08/07/2000, Vol. 25 Issue 31, p4
Reports on publishing house Simon & Schuster's financial performance during the second quarter of 2000. Decline in the company's revenues; Restructuring costs related to the company's becoming a stand-alone publisher; Preparation to launch several big titles during the second half of the year.
- S&S Makes Adult Pocket Books And Trade Division One 900-Title Group. // Book Publishing Report;02/05/2001, Vol. 26 Issue 6, p4
Reports that Simon and Schuster is splitting up its Pocket Books, combining the adult imprints with its Trade Division and making the Young Readers imprints part of its Children's Publishing Division. Intended purpose for the company's move; Optimism of company officials that their decision to...
- Viacom Hangs 'Not For Sale Sign' on S&S, Moves To Make It More Interesting. Holt, Karen Jenkins // Book Publishing Report;2/4/2002, Vol. 27 Issue 5, p1
Reports on the movement of Simon & Schuster (S&S) Inc. to the Viacom Entertainment Group in New York City. Effects of corporate synergy on the publishing program of S&S; Relationship of S&S to other film and television studios; Revenue of S&S.
- Pocket Books divides units to facilitate expansion in markets. // Book Publishing Report;09/27/99, Vol. 24 Issue 38, p4
Reports on changes implemented at Simon & Schuster's Pocket Books unit. Division of the adult publishing program into distinct mass market paperback and hardcover and trade paperback divisions; Creation of a new position to oversee the hardcover and trade paperback division; Realignment of...
- S&S consolidates sales force, Rick Richter named to lead new team. // Book Publishing Report;12/6/99, Vol. 24 Issue 47, p3
Reports that publishing company Simon & Schuster is consolidating its sales force to give it more clout with retailers in the United States. Appointment of Rick Richter as head of the sales group; Response to consolidation in the industry and growth of customer base.
- S&S's new owner: Shoe drops soon. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/18/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 20, p13
Anticipates the winner of the final bids in the contest to acquire Simon & Schuster as of May 1998. Where the company's long-established name will end up.