S&S global sales hit 'record year' in 2020 at $901m

S&S global sales hit 'record year' in 2020 at $901m

Sales at Simon & Schuster came in at an all-time high in 2020 at $901m, ViacomCBS has reported.

The total marks an increase of nearly 11% on 2019's revenues of $814m. Sales in the last quarter (to 31st December) were $252m, up from $215m in the previous year. 

President and c.e.o. Jonathan Karp told Publisher's Lunch that the adult, audio and international divisions all rose in the fourth quarter, while children’s sales were flat. Digital formats accounted for 28.5% of sales.

Ian Chapman, publisher and c.e.o. of S&S UK, said performance in the UK arm was good across all divisions, includ...

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