WBN titles receive major sales boost

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 18/03/2011 - 14:16 Sales of the 25 titles given away as freebies on World Book Night continue to confound the critics, as the public snap up the selections at three times the rate in March this year as they did last year, on average. In total, the 25 World Book Night titles have sold 58,100 copies thus far in March, with the average year-on-year sales increase for each title measuring 205%. Approximately £78,000 more has been spent on the books over the past two weeks than in the comparative weeks last year. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-18 00:00:00 UTC ]

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