eBook Tops All Trade Publishing Categories in February
By Jason Boog on April 14, 2011 3:47 PM
eBooks hit a major milestone in February. According to Association of American Publishers (AAP) sales figures, eBooks ranked as the top format “among all categories of trade publishing” that month.
eBook sales totaled $90.3 million for the month, expanding 202 percent compared to the same period last year. Below, we’ve embedded the full release.
Here’s more from the AAP: “This one-month surge is primarily attributed to a high level of strong post-holiday e-Book buying, or ‘loading,’ by consumers who received e-Reader devices as gifts. Experts note that the expanded selection of e-Readers introduced for the holidays and the broader availability of titles are factors.”
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I think this is good news. I hope in the long run it will top a poke in the eye with almost anything.
Thanks for the link, Ed. Interesting news.
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