Mixed picture for indie publishers on 2020 sales

Mixed picture for indie publishers on 2020 sales

A number of independent publishers spoken to by The Bookseller have reported an uplift in print sales this year, despite the difficulties of lockdown. However, others have said the pandemic has taken its toll on sales, while bulk returns from Bertrams post-administration have complicated the picture.

Nielsen has confirmed an overall 18% rise in the volume of print sales through its UK TCM between 15th June and 11th July, compared with the same time frame last year. The global market research company reported the sale of 14.6 million books for £126.2m in the four week period. 

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