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Up, up and awry

Last week, Nielsen reported that based on estimated data the UK print book market grew 5.2% by volume in 2020, and rose 5.5% by value,... Read more

Credit where it's due

If you look at the children’s book sales charts, you will notice something about the ones at the top: many of them are highly illustrated.... Read more

Nielsen survey finds digital formats booming in record year for book sales

Nielsen Book Research's Books & Consumers Survey has revealed that e-book sales rose 16% year on year in 2020 to their biggest total yet, in a record year for... Read more

Travel publishers hopeful post-lockdown wanderlust will propel sector after nadir

Unsurprisingly, given the restrictions on movement for most global citizens, the travel book market took a battering in 2020. However, sustainable breaks, staycations and domestic... Read more

Nielsen details lockdown impact on audio consumption at FutureBook

Lockdown was a key factor driving new consumers to try audiobooks in 2020 and helped increase listening among longer term listeners, according to hot-off-the-press data from Nielsen.... Read more

Nielsen numbers reveal further audio growth as listeners rise in lockdown

The most recent instalment of Nielsen’s Books & Consumers survey posits that audio sales have grown by 15.8% in the past 12 months, after gains... Read more

Children's non-fiction poised for record year as Q3 sales leap 25%

Children's books have seen a boom during coronavirus-hit 2020 with non-fiction heading for a record year, according to Nielsen. Read more

A third of bookshop customers unsure about returning, Nielsen finds

Around 35% of regular bookshop customers are unsure about returning to bricks and mortar premises now lockdown has eased, according to a survey by Nielsen.... Read more

Publishers reveal uplift in non-traditional retail

Many publishers have reported growth in non-traditional retail for book sales, with top sellers including self-care and gardening. Read more

Pictures of the week

Nielsen celebrates the bestsellers of 2018 in this week's pictures round-up, while Scottish Book Trust launch their new Bookbug app. Read more

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