Mexico has become the first Spanish-language market in the Americas in which Nielsen’s research service Bookscan operates.
China bestsellers: As publisher-owned bookstores are on the rise, so are “shared bookstores” where customers are allowed to borrow books.
In China, the Shanghai Children’s Book Fair celebrates with more exhibitors than ever. Amazon celebrates 10 years of Kindle with a new list of bestselling ebooks in the US.
Young authors are rocking the Chinese bestseller lists this autumn, as we offer a brief preview of the Shanghai International Children’s Book Fair in November.
‘It’s dangerous when religion thinks it has the market cornered on morality,’ Dan Brown told his readers at the Frankfurt Book Fair.
As we roll out this month’s bestseller lists from China, the country’s second-largest e-retailer, JD.com, is holding a competition to engineer book delivery by drones.
Three gold certifications and one platinum go to big-selling UK novelist Victoria Hislop in the Specsavers Bestseller Awards, in partnership with Nielsen Book.
The German-born British children’s writer Judith Kerr is now a member of the Platinum Bestseller club, awarded the honor by Specsavers and Nielsen Book.
From the Business Standard: Long asked-for by publishers, retailers, and readers, the first Hindi bestseller list is out from Nielsen and Dainik Jagran.
As our China Bestseller Lists for July go to press, OpenBook’s conference in Beijing has put the 2016 value of the Chinese books market at US$21 billion.