Backlist Drives Print Book Unit Gains Higher Through February

Driven by strong backlist sales, unit sales of print books rose 26% last week over the week ended February 29, 2020, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. It was the largest week-over-week gain compared to 2020 so far this year, helping unit sales finish the first two months of 2021 with a 21.2% increase over the first two months of 2020. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-03-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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A 31% leap in the print unit sales of board books in the week ended Feb. 18, 2018, helped drive total unit sales 5% higher than in the similar week in 2017 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Unit Sales of Print Books Up 4.3% in Mid-February

With every category except adult nonfiction reporting gains, unit sales of print books rose 4.3% in the week ended Feb. 19, 2022, over the comparable week in 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Unit Sales of Print Books Rose 2.8% in Mid-February

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Print Unit Sales Finish February with 26% Gain

With the help of strong backlist sales, unit sales of print books rose 26% in the week ended Feb. 27, 2021, over the similar week last year, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Books by Han, Kwan Drive Unit Gains in Late August

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Print Unit Sales Dropped 3.9% in Early February

With the adult nonfiction category posting a 10.2% decline in print unit sales in the week ended Feb. 5, 2022, total unit sales of print books fell 3.9% from the comparable week in 2021 at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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