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
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
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 books have seen a boom during coronavirus-hit 2020 with non-fiction heading for a record year, according to Nielsen.
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
Many publishers have reported growth in non-traditional retail for book sales, with top sellers including self-care and gardening.
Nielsen celebrates the bestsellers of 2018 in this week's pictures round-up, while Scottish Book Trust launch their new Bookbug app.
Literature Wales has disputed the BBC's claim that some of the Wales Book of the Year winners have only sold as few as 20 copies,... Read more
The poetry market is booming as audiences for poetry, as well as poets themselves, are diversifying, attendees to the first ever Poetry Summit at London Book Fair heard.... Read more
Audiobook sales have doubled in the last five years, according to data from the Nielsen UK Books & Consumers survey.