World Book Day still dominates charts

World Book Day still dominates charts

World Book Day titles continue to dominate the Official UK Top 50 with nine of the 10 titles published as part of the annual charity celebrations claiming positions within the Top 10 this week.

The 10 £1 titles sold 224,433 combined copies in the seven days ending 14th March. This was down 34% on the previous week but the drop was shallower than the second week drop off of 2014’s 10 releases.

Last year, combined sales slipped 38% week on week to 205,872 copies across the same two-week period. Second week sales this year are higher than last year- up 9%: a comparative week on week differen...

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