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
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 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
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
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.