A new report from the Association of American Publishers today reveals that publishers revenues were up slightly in the first 9 months of 2014.
There’s a new blog post up on the Neilsen site this week which shares some news on teen ebook adoption. According to Nielsen, teens lag adults in adopting ebooks. At least that is what Neilsen says; you tell me if they prove the claim in the headline:
Barnes & Noble released their quarterly statement today. Mixed in with the usual dry statistics was a bombshell: B&N is buying out Microsoft’s share of Nook Media. After almost two years of co-owning a moneypit, MS is selling off their interest and walking away. In financial news, B&N reported that total revenues dropped 2.7%, to $1.7 billion, as… Read More »
The Association of American Publishers announced today that the US ebook market, or rather the segment tracked by AAP member publishers, saw moderate growth in the first 8 months of 2014.
The American Association of Publishers released a new report today with the latest stats on the US book market. As with their past monthly reports, the AAP has released the bare statistics to the press, and from what I can see the news is generally good.
Recent data shows that the ebook markets are growing in the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, and elsewhere, but not curiously enough in Canada. PW reported last Friday that BookNet, Canada’s leading book industry market research firm, had stopped surveying consumers on their ebook purchases:
The American Association of Publishers posted their monthly irregularly released snapshot report of the state of the US trade publishing industry today, and the news is generally good.
With ebook sales both up and down at major US publishers, no one knows exactly what is going on with the US ebook market. The same cannot be said for the Netherlands. A new report from GfK revealed that the Dutch book market shrank in the second quarter, while the ebook market grew. Sales of… Read More »
When Amazon released their latest statement in their contract dispute with Hachette a couple days ago, one point they raised was that $9.99 ebooks sold more copies than $14.99 (1.74 times as many, in fact). This tied in with basic market economic theory, and it also fits with past data from Smashwords. And now I… Read More »