Sales of Print Books Increased, Slightly, in 2017

Unit sales of print books rose 1.9% in 2017 at outlets that report to NDP BookScan. Units sold hit 687.2 million, up from 674.1 million in 2016. Since 2013, print unit sales are up 10.8%. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-01-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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