Sales, Profits Skyrocket at S&S in Q2

Second quarter sales jumped 34% over last year’s second quarter at Simon & Schuster, and operating income leapt 54%. The strong results followed a first quarter which CEO Jonathan Karp said "defied gravity." Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-08-04 04:00:00 UTC ]
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S&S Posts Q2 Profit Gain Despite Sales Decline

Lower production and distribution costs were enough to give Simon & Schuster a 9% increase in earnings in the second quarter, despite an 8% drop in sales. Digital revenue jumped 44% in the quarter. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Sales, Earnings Up in Q2 at Wiley

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Amazon Sales Only Rose 27% in Q2

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Quarto Profits Rose in 2020 Despite Sales Decline

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Q2 Sales, Earnings Up at Wiley

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S&S Squeezes Out a Q3 Profit Despite Sales Decline

Profits rose by $1 million at Simon & Schuster in the third quarter of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, despite a 9% drop in sales. In last year's third quarter, Bob Woodward's 'Fear' drove strong sales for the publisher. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Q2 Results: 20% Revenue Jump, Smaller Profit Increase

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Sales, Profits Up in Q1 at S&S

Sales at Simon & Schuster rose 3% in the first quarter of 2019 over the comparable period in 2018, rising to $164 million from $160 million a year ago. Operating income increased 6%, to $17 million. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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