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Nielsen Bookscan - NZ 2018 Snapshot

NIELSEN BOOKSCAN

NZ - 2018 SNAPSHOT

31 Dec 2017 - 29 Dec 2018

NIELSEN BOOKSCAN

Nielsen BookScan is the international sales data monitoring and analysis service for the English-language book industry worldwide. The service tracks general retail book sales within New Zealand on a weekly basis from the retailers below. In addition to New Zealand, data is available for the UK, Ireland, Australia, South Africa, Italy, Spain, India, Brazil and Mexico.

THE NZ RETAILER PANEL

• LS Travel Retail

• Paper Plus Group

• The Warehouse

• Fishpond (Added Q3 2017)

• Kmart (Added Q3 2017)

• The Book Depository (Added Q3 2017)

• Bennetts (Added Q5 2018)

• David Jones

• The Nile

• A weighted sample of independent general bookstores

• Specialist bookstores

NZ MARKET SUMMARY

NB: All values are based on the existing NZ retailer panel, whilst growth figures are based on a like-for-like BookScan New Zealand panel following the BookScan panel expansion in Q3 2017 and the Academic panel expansion in Q5 2018.

Total value sales
in the past year: $137.3m (+1.4%) ; Total units sold in the
past year: 6.1m (+3.6%) ; Total ISBNs tracked in the past
year: 344,023 ; Religion ; $1.7m (+72.7%) ; Personal
Development ; $4.3m (+55.6%) ; Children's & Young Adult
Non-Fiction $4.8m (+33.4%) ;  Highest selling author by
value: David Walliams ; Highest selling title by value: Past
Tense (Lee Child)

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