- Company founded by Richard L. (Dick) Simon and M. Lincoln (Max) Schuster
- Company gains publishing rights from Stratemeyer Syndicate, original creator of the Nancy Drew books
- Company buys the Stratemeyer Syndicate gaining exclusive rights for all of the Nancy Drew (and other) works
- Simon & Schuster Interactive division created
- Company makes agreement for the retail and wholesale distribution of Viz Media LLC manga book and video titles.