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Sales of printed books fall by more than £150m in five years

New figures from Nielsen BookScan show continuing decline since 2009 as more and more readers migrate to ebooksPrint sales of adult fiction have declined by over £150m since 2009, new figures show, as ebooks take an increasingly large bite out of the market.A review of 2014 from book sales... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-01-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Six weeks in a row for chart-topping Walliams

David Walliams' Awful Auntie (HarperCollins) retains pole position at the top of the official UK Top 50 for a record-breaking sixth week selling another 31,012 copies in the seven days ending 1st November. Volume sales were down 13% week on week but the bestseller has yet to sell less than... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Halloween 'bigger than ever' for children's market

Sales of Halloween-themed children’s books increased by more than 65% in the fortnight ending 11th October, as booksellers across the UK gear up for one of their busiest Halloweens yet. A search of terms such as “vampires”, “witches” and “ghosts” in the Nielsen BookScan TCM 5,000 revealed that... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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July books spending hits seven year low

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 15:50 Spending on physical books in July slumped to its lowest level in seven years as ebooks continue to encroach onto traditional bookseller territory. According to Nielsen BookScan data, £111.5m was spent on printed books in the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-08-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Patterson top in another Random week

Written By: Tom Tivnan Publication Date: Tue, 21/06/2011 - 15:59 Random House had another stellar week, there was a record for Wilbur Smith and a Father's Day push led to double digit week on week rise in value and volume sales for the trade. RH did not repeat its unprecedented octet of the... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Wedding fever blights April bounce

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 05/05/2011 - 15:46 Physical book sales in the month of April were the lowest in six years, due largely to a terrible seven days for booksellers in the week of the Royal Wedding. Printed book sales over the four weeks to 30th April period totalled... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Weak start to 2011 for UK and US book trade

Written By: Benedicte Page and Philip Stone Publication Date: Mon, 11/04/2011 - 09:40 Book sales have slumped on both sides of the Atlantic as the British and American markets experienced year-on-year declines in the first quarter of 2011. Book sales in the UK were down 3.1% to £324m, with... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dire January fails to thaw frozen early 2010 sales

Written By: Philip Stone Spending at UK booksellers in January 2011 was up just 0.7% on a dire January last year when the "big freeze" plunged book sales to a five-year low. According to Nielsen BookScan data, £108.6m was spent at UK booksellers in the four weeks to 29th January, up just... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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