July 27, 2016

LJ: New Statistics Model for Book Industry Shows Trade Ebook Sales Grew Over 1,000 Percent

A new annual survey of the total U.S. book publishing industry released today shows growing revenue and, even without numbers from 2011, exponential ebook sales.

The industry sold 2.57 billion books in all formats in 2010, a 4.1 percent increase over 2008, and publishers’ net sales revenue grew to $27.94 billion in 2010, a 5.6 percent increase over 2008. Net revenue from trade books grew 5.8 percent since 2008, to $13.94 billion.

via New Statistics Model for Book Industry Shows Trade Ebook Sales Grew Over 1,000 Percent.

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