NPD BookScan infographic above reflects 6 percent sales growth for the top 100 titles over 2018, with declines for lower-ranked titles.
The Hot Sheet Index reviewed the change in print sales of the top adult titles in 2018 versus 2017 and in the last two years.
News Amazon is cutting orders to book publishers as the holiday season gets underway. Apparently, it’s to help Amazon deal with congestion issues at its warehouses. The issue isn’t a new one. Read Jim Milliot in Publishers Weekly. Harry Potter publisher hit by China tariffs. Because Harry Potter is printed in China, those books became 15 percent . … Read more
Bowker announced an increase last year in self-published titles, but revised figures may show a soft market.
The partnership between Wikipedia and the Internet Archive may be designed to further advance a controlled digital lending model
Changes in the US printing market may leave book publishers with higher prices and restricted print volumes.
Aerio and Zola appeal to niche sellers and those with established audiences who want better sales analytics, more customer data—and profit.
Bookshop hopes to offer a profitable and ethical retail option for booksellers and authors—and benefit the entire book culture.