Print grows for fifth consecutive year in 2019

Print grows for fifth consecutive year in 2019

Kay Featherstone and Kate Allinson’s Pinch of Nom: Everyday Light (Bluebird) has re-claimed the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with 44,024 copies sold through Nielsen BookScan’s Total Consumer Market in the week to end 28th December, as the print market posts 2.4% growth in value for 2019 and a 0.4% bump in volume year on year.

In 2019, 191.6 million books were sold for £1.66bn. In value terms, this is print’s best year since 2010. In volume terms, it represents a second consecutive year of modest growth.

In the final bestseller chart of the year, Everyday Light boomerangs back into ...

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