Measuring and analysing sales around the world

Nielsen BookScan is the international sales data monitoring and analysis service for the English-language book industry worldwide.

Nielsen BookScan in Australia collects total transactional data at the point of sale directly from tills and despatch systems of all the major book retailers. It is the world's first continuous retail sales monitoring service for books. In a typical week BookScan Australia collects over 60,000 different titles representing more than $14 million from over 1000 retailers who form the Australia Panel 3,  click here for further information.

Nielsen BookScan Online is a sophisticated, web-based delivery and analytical tool allowing easier, faster and more flexible data analysis.  Click on the right to go to the service or contact us for further information.

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About Nielsen Book
Nielsen has four key brands: Registration Agencies (ISBN and SAN Agencies for UK & Ireland, ISTC), BookData, BookNet and BookScan. The Nielsen BookData service provides comprehensive, enriched and timely bibliographic data worldwide. There is a range of information services for booksellers, libraries and publishers in 100 countries around the world. The Nielsen BookNet service provides value-added transaction services to the industry. The Nielsen BookScan service provides the world’s only continuous retail monitoring service for English-language books in the UK, Ireland, US, Australia, South Africa, Italy, New Zealand, Spain and India. The company launched LibScan in 2009, allowing the collection and analysis of library borrowing data. To-date, 65 UK public library authorities have joined the panel and the aim is to continue building this number. The group employs 120 staff in the UK. The company is wholly owned by Nielsen.  For more information, please visit:

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