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Ebook sales are being driven by downmarket genre fiction

Guardian – 2012-02-06

Publishers face secrecy over sales and an absence of industry-wide data to help them plot strategyKindle-owning bibliophiles are furtive beasts. Their shelves still boast classics and Booker winners. But inside that plastic case, other things lurk....
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International print sales retreat—but US e-books 'slowing'

The Bookseller – 2012-02-02

Print sales are in retreat in almost all markets across the world tracked by Nielsen BookScan,...
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Post-Christmas digital sales rocket

The Bookseller – 2012-01-23

Publishers have reported e-book sales surging by up to 355% post-Christmas, as Nielsen BookScan...
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Print Decline Accelerated In 2011

Publishers Weekly – 2011-12-30

The cannibalization of print by digital accelerated in 2011, with unit sales in the outlets tracked by Nielsen BookScan falling 8.9% with one week to go in the year. The drop in print sales was double that of 2010, when units fell 4.5%. The decline...
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Physical book sales slump £12m in October

The Bookseller – 2011-11-03

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 03/11/2011 - 09:57 Printed book sales in October slumped 8% year-on-year, due largely to poor sales within the paperback fiction and biographies/memoirs sectors, Nielsen BookScan data has revealed....
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Jobs memoir tops bestseller lists

The Bookseller – 2011-11-02

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 02/11/2011 - 08:27 Walter Isaacson’s biography of the late Steve Jobs has become one of the fastest-selling hardback non-fiction books since records began. Brought forward from its original...
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Steve Jobs bio: 379,000 U.S. sales and counting

GigaOM – 2011-11-02

Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography has clearly been successful, topping best-seller lists ahead of its release, but new numbers reveal the extent of that success. The 656-page book has sold around 379,000 copies in the U.S. during its first...
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Steve Jobs biography tops bestsellers

Guardian – 2011-11-02

Walter Isaacson's authorised biography of the Apple CEO ships more than 37,000 copies in first five days on sale in UKThere may not have been overnight queues of fans like those for the release of a new iPhone or iPad, but Steve Jobs produced...
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E-book charts published in Wall Street Journal

The Bookseller – 2011-10-31

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 31/10/2011 - 08:20 The first official sales charts including e-book sales data have been published in the Wall Street Journal this weekend, with Nielsen BookScan now supplying e-book sales...
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WSJ best-seller lists to include e-books

Boston.com – 2011-10-28

The Wall Street Journal has an agreement with Nielsen BookScan to publish best-seller lists that include both physical books and e-sales.
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September sales up on August, down on 2010

The Bookseller – 2011-10-06

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 09:00 Printed book sales in September rose by 10% on August, but were down 10% on last year, Nielsen BookScan data reveals. In total, £118.4m was spent on physical books in the four...
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September sales up on August, down on 2011

The Bookseller – 2011-10-06

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Thu, 06/10/2011 - 09:00 Printed book sales in September rose by 10% on August, but were down 10% on last year, Nielsen BookScan data reveals. In total, £118.4m was spent on physical books in the four...
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Children's book sales defy recession

The Bookseller – 2011-09-30

Written By: Charlotte Williams and Philip Stone Publication Date: Fri, 30/09/2011 - 08:40 Children’s books sales outperformed the rest of the market in the first half of 2011, down just 1% year on year to £143m, due to blockbusting brands and...
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Julian Assange memoir sells just 644 copies

Guardian – 2011-09-28

Huge publicity last week managed to generate only very modest sales for his 'Unauthorised Autobiography'Despite acres of publicity and buckets of scandal, Julian Assange's unauthorised autobiography sold just 644 copies last week.Created with...
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Assange misses chart as September slump continues

The Bookseller – 2011-09-27

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Tue, 27/09/2011 - 15:27 Julian Assange's controversial memoir failed to make the charts after three days on sale, as printed books continue their September struggle. According to Nielsen BookScan data,...
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Hardback sales slump hints at late Christmas shop

The Bookseller – 2011-09-21

Written By: Philip Stone Publication Date: Wed, 21/09/2011 - 09:27 Printed book sales in the UK rose for the fourth consecutive week last week but remain significantly behind last year. According to Nielsen BookScan data, £28.6m was spent on...
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Social Networks, Blogs Account For Πof Time Americans Spend on Web

Folio Magazine – 2011-09-16

It appears social media is no longer a trend among internet users, but a convention. In a new report from Nielsen, social media behavior among Americans is tracked, demonstrating how much pull social media actually has among web surfers.
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Sales surge for Man Booker shortlist books

The Bookseller – 2011-09-13

Written By: Tom Tivnan Publication Date: Tue, 13/09/2011 - 16:30 A D Miller and Carol Birch's novels are the big winners of the Man Booker Prize shortlist so far, with sales across the six books surging 290% by volume on last week. The six books...
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Americans spend just a fraction of online time with news compared to social media

Poynter. – 2011-09-12

Nielsen In a report on social media published Monday, Nielsen breaks down how Americans spend their time on the Internet. The results are sobering for the online news industry. Americans spend 22.5 percent of their Internet time on social… Read...
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Horrid Henry sales hit 17m mark

The Bookseller – 2011-09-08

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 08/09/2011 - 15:40 UK sales for Francesca Simon's Horrid Henry series have hit 17m, Orion has announced. The figure includes Commonwealth sales and sales through channels including school book...
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