Tue, 20/12/2011 - 10:03
E-books are expected to account for 17% of Simon & Schuster's total revenue in 2011, double that of 2010, according to Simon & Schuster president and c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy.
In a Christmas letter to staff, Reidy reiterated that she is "particularly excited about the potential for digital publishing to reshape our...
Wed, 03/08/2011 - 09:20
Digital sales more than doubled at Simon & Schuster in its second-quarter but did not offset the decline in print. However, the publisher reported an increase in profits of 12% off the back of the shift to digital and strong international growth.
According to results issued by parent company CBS Corporation, publishing sales were...
Thu, 19/05/2011 - 11:09
Simon & Schuster is expanding into India with the publishing company being run by its UK m.d. Ian Chapman.
The New Delhi sales, marketing and publishing office and team of regional sales managers will be run by director of sales and marketing Rahul Srivastava, who was previously S&S' sales agent on the subcontinent....
Wed, 04/05/2011 - 09:30
Digital sales were worth 18% of Simon & Schuster's total global sales in its first quarter as its revenues increased 2% to $155m. Digital revenue more than doubled to $27.9m (£16.9m) from the first quarter in 2010, with e-book sales in the UK also growing fast, now 3% of revenue.
S&S' digital figures come a day...
Mon, 03/01/2011 - 09:03
Simon & Schuster UK is beating the 3% decline in the overall marketplace with sales up more than 18%, according to S&S president and c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy.
In a Christmas letter to staff, she cited a "savvy combination of UK-originated titles” including "X Factor” judge Dannii Minogue’s My Story...
Mon, 21/12/2009 - 07:51
Describing the US book market in 2009 as "truly lacklustre" Carolyn Reidy, chief executive of Simon & Schuster, nevertheless delivered a defiant end of year message to staff. Reidy was equally robust on digital, indicating that publishers should do everything "in our power" to prevent the perception that "'...
Sun, 08/11/2009 - 09:04
Publishing revenues at Simon & Schuster rose 2% to $230.4m in its latest quarter, according to results issued by parent CBS Corp. Simon & Schuster is the third global publisher this week to post positive quarterly figures, though S&S c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy told Publishers Weekly that the market was still "not as robust as we...
Fri, 08/05/2009 - 07:44
Simon & Schuster's c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy has labelled its first quarter results "somewhat worse" than the management expected, after the publisher posted a 20% decline in sales and an operating loss.
Sales declined 19.8% to $161.7m in the quarter to end-March 2009, and the publishing house reported an operating loss of $...
Thu, 19/02/2009 - 08:28
International sales at Simon & Schuster fell 3% in 2008, according to results put out by parent CBS, with chief executive Carolyn Reidy indicating that the market remains in the "depressed state". The publisher also took a charge against profits during the fourth quarter for the redundancies announced last year, as well as a...
Mon, 22/12/2008 - 07:28
Simon & Schuster expects to have nearly quadrupled e-book sales by the end of 2008, according to its c.e.o. Carolyn Reidy. In her end-of-year letter to staff, Reidy said that in response to the growing demand the publisher was making an additional 5,000 titles available.
"At the beginning of the year I stated that we were going...