‘After a wobble during election week,’ says NPD’s Kristen McLean, US book sales have ramped up into the holiday season.
NPD: One in Four Books Is Purchased in the USA During the Holidays
The week of November 14 kicks off holiday shopping in the US. NPD reports the highest week of book sales so far this year.
NPD Books: US October Sales up 7.1 Percent Over 2019: ‘A Healthy Month’
The United States market is on track for ‘one of the highest volume years for US trade book sales in NPD BookScan history.’
NPD BookScan: US Market sees 6.4 Percent Growth Through Third Quarter
In the US, biography and memoir ebooks sold more than 3 million units in the second quarter of 2020, up 59 percent over Q1.
NPD Book Cites a ‘Switching of Gears’ in the US Market
The week ending September 12, Kristen McLean writes, was the first in 2020 in which ‘every book on the Top 10 list was a frontlist title.’
US Market Update: Continued Growth, 5.6 Percent Up in Units
Nonfiction continues strong in the American market amid the traditional August slowdown, and ahead of a release-heavy autumn.
Political Releases, Led by Brian Stelter’s ‘Hoax,’ Drive US Nonfiction Book Sales
The publication of Brian Stelter’s examination of Donald Trump and Fox News opens a new season of election-season titles.
Trade-Published Romance Sees a Coronavirus Boost in the States
Unit sales of romance ebooks ‘increased 17 percentage points from January through May 2020’ in the US market, NPD Books reports.