2022 came in 5.8 percent below 2021 in terms of print unit sales, and the children’s market made up half of that decline.
According to NPD BookScan, print unit sales were down 1 percent from 2022 for the first week of the year.
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Good news: The final week of holiday sales in 2022 outpaced the same week from 2021.
In our last issue, we discussed limitations Amazon has made to how many categories a book can rank in simultaneously.
According to NPD BookScan, this holiday season is underperforming compared to 2021.
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TikTok in the UK is now selling books directly through TikTok—which isn’t a surprise, given their recent investment in fulfillment centers.
This year’s holiday print book sales in the US are lining up closely with 2020, according to NPD BookScan.
According to NPD BookScan, the holiday season this year is taking a less prosperous path than 2021 in the US book market.