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- 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...
- 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.
- S&S Kids Forms New Paperback Group. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;6/10/2002, Vol. 249 Issue 23, p9
Reports on the decision of the children's book division of Simon & Schuster publishing company to create a separate paperback unit. Reason for the creation of the unit; Information on the management team of the formed unit; Changes in the division which resulted from the restructuring.
- Sales and earnings rise at S&S. // Publishers Weekly;3/2/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 9, p15
Reports on an increase in revenues at Simon & Schuster in 1997. Strong sales from its international group, MacMillan Publishing USA and the higher education group
- Sale of S&S shuffles publishing powerhouses. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/25/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 21, p10
Reports on a deal between Pearson and Simon & Schuster's educational, reference, business and professional units. Terms of the deal; Role of the investment firm, Hicks, Muse, Tate, & Furst; Details on Pearson, the largest United States educational publisher.
- S&S consumer group ready to go it alone. Milliot, Jim // Publishers Weekly;5/25/1998, Vol. 245 Issue 21, p10
Focuses on remarks made by Jack Romanos, the president of Simon & Schuster (S&S). Discussion of the sale of S&S education and professional divisions; Brief details on service agreement with Pearson.