As spring break approaches, year-over-year sales of print books in the travel category are up 40% this year over last, according to NPD BookScan. PORT WASHINGTON, NY, March 9, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — With COVID-19 rates dropping across the country, more Americans are traveling and planning spring break and other vacations.
Print book unit sales fell 1.6% last week compared to the week ended January 30, 2021, at outlets that report to NPD BookScan. The sales pattern was familiar, with sales in the adult fiction and young adult categories up and sales in the adult non-fiction and youth fiction and non-fiction
The lack of a successful new bestseller hasn’t stopped unit sales of printed books from surging 17.3% last week in the week ended Nov. 7, 2020 at point of sale, according to the NPD BookScan report. With the exception of children’s non-fiction, all major categories registered double-digit increases from last
Netflix’s hit show, Bridgerton, led to renewed demand for Julia Quinn’s Regency-era novels which form the basis of the eight-episode program. Netflix released Bridgerton on December 25 and since then HarperCollins ‘Avon imprint reports that it has sold a total of 750,000 copies of the series’ books, including 285,000 copies
A number of summer’s top bestsellers, a resurgence of interest in social justice books, and the continued demand by parents for both educational and entertaining children’s books have combined to continue to increase prices. unit sales of printed books through the third quarter of this year. According to NPD BookScan,
When the coronavirus spread to the United States this spring, most of the entertainment industry went into hibernation, as theaters, concert halls, museums, Broadway and film production sets closed. Publishing, however, seemed more resilient: books have remained available online and stand out as an art form that can be easily