Simon & Schuster results show good performance as Amazon talks

By Paul St John Mackintosh
August 12, 2014 // 2 Comments

CBS Corporation, parent company of Simon & Schuster, has just released its second quarter 2014 financial results, with performance numbers for the publishing group that is reportedly in talks with Amazon. “Publishing revenues for the second quarter of 2014 increased to $211 million from [...]

James Patterson endows independent bookstores: Not many dead

By Paul St John Mackintosh
September 17, 2013 // 4 Comments

Connoisseurs of James Patterson’s grandstanding on behalf of the traditional book trade won’t be surprised to see this latest stunt. Patterson has now pledged to give $1 million of his own money to support independent bookstores in 2014. He appeared on CBS to announce the fact, in a [...]

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