Unit Sales of Print Books by Channel
|May 20, 2012||May 19, 2013||% Chge Week||% Chge YTD|
|Retail & Club||8,706||8,318||-4||-4|
Unit Sales of Print Books via Retail & Club
|Category||May 20, 2012||May 19, 2013||% Chge Week||% Chge YTD|
|Format||May 20, 2012||May 19, 2013||% Chge Week||% Chge YTD|
|Mass Market Paperback||827||753||-9||-8|
*Excludes wal-mart. Category segment excludes “other,” which includes audio, maps, calendars, and other miscellaneous categories. Format excludes calendars, boxed sets, and other formats (i.e., maps, minibooks).
Source: Nielsen BookScan and Publishers Weekly. Nielsen BookScan’s U.S. Consumer Market Panel covers approximately 80% of the print book market and continues to grow.