The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) implemented new BISAC subject headings for young adult titles, providing new opportunities for sales, awards tracking, and understanding the audience for these titles.
The Nielsen Consumer Confidence Index combined with Bookscan data offers a snapshot of what’s happening in global book publishing markets.
Market research companies Nielsen and GfK announced a partnership on Monday with the aim of providing insights about global book publishing.
Nielsen’s India Book Market Report tries to quantify a complex market, valuing Indian publishing at $3.9 billion and pegging growth at 20% annually.
Children’s books are boosting the global publishing industry. Here’s what you need to know to capitalize on this opportunity.
With £58 million in sales and 5% of the UK book market in 2014, self-publishing is gaining further acceptance with readers, reports Nielsen.
The children’s book market has grown 44% in the last decade. Why? Because, as Nielsen’s Children’s Book Summit detailed, kids and teens still read — a lot.
New numbers from Nielsen Books & Consumer show that ebook sales were outsold by both hardcovers and paperbacks in the first half of 2014.
Porter Anderson’s roundup of Web buzz looks at the deluge of data coming out of confabs in Italy, B&Ns battle with S&S, Sebastian Posth’s German analytics, and much more.
ISBNs date back to the 1960s, but many think the system no longer reflects the realities of the digital age. Should the ISBN system be abolished, updated, or left alone?