Services for the Media

BookScan produces the weekly official bestseller chart for the UK each week, collating real time sales from over 6,500 retailers representing over 90% of the UK book market. The bestseller lists, as well as detailed information, are provided to many leading newspapers and media organisations.

Services include:

  • Top 20 Fiction & Non Fiction charts
  • Mass Market Fiction
  • Specialist Non Fiction
  • Custom charts
  • Seasonal charts for Christmas and other holidays
  • Lifetime sales for a title, author
  • Category overview

Media clients also gain access to our data for news purposes, using our data to research trends in book buying, social change and obtaining sales figures for prominent books.

We also provide press releases and analysis of key titles such as Harry Potter to subscribing media clients.

Current clients include The Times, The Sunday Times, Telegraph, Guardian and Irish Times. We also provide analysis and data for film studios and production companies, with past clients including the BBC, Warner Bros and Channel 4.

If you require in-depth research or accurate bestseller charts for the publishing market, BookScan can provide a service customised to your needs.

For further information, email: info.bookscan@nielsen.com