Here’s a guide to understanding the various data points available within our customized market pricing reports. Below is an image of the columns displayed in the Market Pricing export.
Column A: Title - Name of your book.
Column B: ISBN (International Standard Book Number): A unique 13-digit number provided by your country’s ISBN agency and assigned by the publisher to identify a particular format, edition, and publisher of a book. ISBNs are used worldwide as a unique identifier for each book title/format combination. They are used to simplify the distribution and purchase of books throughout the global supply chain. If the number starts with "237" this is an SKU and the title cannot be distributed.
Column C: Status - This column shows the status of your titles:
- Available for Printing/Download
- Title has been Cancelled
- Title has expired
Column D: Format - Displays a PDF for the print book and EPUB for the ebook.
Column E-I: List Price - The list price or retail price you set for your book.
Column J-N: Wholesale Discount - This is the discount you offer which is deducted from the retail price of your book. Our distribution partners and wholesalers receive this discount for selling and distributing your book. Depending on the discount you offer, they may pass on a portion to booksellers who purchase the book for resell.
Column O-S: Returns - This column displays the return designation for the title.
Column T-AC: Global Connect Price - The Global Connect price for your titles is the same as the list price you set for the US market.
IN = India
RU = Russia
SP = Spain
SK = South Korea
DE = Germany
BR = Brazil
JP = Japan
IT = Italy
CH = China
PL = Poland
Column AD-AM: Global Connect Discount - The wholesale discount you offer in the Global Connect market is the same discount you offer in the US market.
Column AN-AR: Agency Price - The price at which Apple sells the title through iTunes. All prices must be in dollar increments that end in .99.
Column AS-AW: Library Price - Publishers selling their ebooks/digital titles in libraries & retail distribution channels now can offer different digital list prices to libraries and retailers. The list prices will be listed in these columns.