S&S UK records 'very strong' 2017

S&S UK records 'very strong' 2017

Simon & Schuster UK saw profit before tax boom by more than half last year, in what UK c.e.o. Ian Chapman described as a "very, very strong year" for the company.

According to results newly filed at Companies House, pre-tax profit for the year to 31st December rose from £3.76m in 2016 to £5.9m, a rise of 56%. In 2015, S&S UK recorded a loss of £132,000.

Turnover rose to £44.8m (£42.2m in 2016), attributed to the boosted sales of its US distributed product, along with top performing titles such as Hilary Clinton’s What Happened, and poet Rupi Kaur’s The Sun and Her Flowers. Clinton’s explo...

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