Wednesday, December 22, 2010

UK Retail Book Sales Pick Up in Final Week Before Xmas

The Bookseller: "The last full week of sales before Christmas shows the book trade coming out ahead of the general retail trend, and raises hope for the last few days of the year. Spending at UK booksellers jumped 12.3% week-on-week last week, despite widespread reports that the big freeze had badly affected footfall at retailers and a Synovate footfall estimate of a 20% drop in shoppers. ... "