Print market posts 7% increase for 2016 as Wicks tops chart

Print market posts 7% increase for 2016 as Wicks tops chart

The print market sold 195 million books for £1.59bn in 2016, an almost 7% boost in value over the previous 52 weeks and a 4.5% jump in volume. This makes 2016 the print market’s best year for value since 2010 and its second successive year of growth for both volume and value through Nielsen BookScan's Total Consumer Market.  

Joe Wicks has lunged into the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, with his third cookbook Lean in 15: The Sustain Plan (Bluebird) shifting 18,555 copies for £154,702. Despite declining 44% in volume week on week, the title—now in its sixth week on sale—leapfrogged nin...

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