Amazon's E-book Sales Up 80%: Hardcovers Not Dead Yet

Amazon's E-book Sales Up 80%: Hardcovers Not Dead Yet

Hindustan TimesAmazon's E-book Sales Up 80%: Hardcovers Not Dead YetPC WorldAmazon says its Kindle e-book sales are three times larger than they were last year, and it sells 43 percent more Kindle e-books than hardcover books on average. It's pretty clear that people are adopting Kindle Books, and e-books in general, ...TechBytes: eBook Tipping PointABC Claims It's Selling 80% More E-Books Than says it's selling 80% more downloaded books than hardcoversLos Angeles -BusinessWeek -The Atlantic (blog)all 397 news articles »

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  • Book publishers in denial on Amazon’s e-book sales
    The mood was positive and, judging from the tote bags full of paper-and-ink galleys, you wouldn’t have known that e-book sales had recently overcome print book sales at Amazon. “Well, there was a time when paperbacks surpassed hardcovers. And when ...
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  • Amazon's e-book sales beat paperbacks; profit up 8%
    But Amazon's fourth-quarter ... growth in paperback sales." Since the beginning of the year, Amazon says that for every 100 paperbacks it has sold, 115 Kindle books have been sold. Kindle book sales are triple that of hardcovers. Net income rose 8% to ...
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  • Amazon's e-Book Sales Outpace Hardcovers; Tipping Point for Digital Reading?
    According to Amazon, e-books are outpacing hardcover books by around 50%, with about 143 e-books sold for every 100 hardcovers on average over the past three months, and 180 e-books sold for every 100 hardcovers last month. The company pins it on the lower ...
    07/21/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Publishers Back Amazon on E-book-Hardcover Figures
    just as it did in this case by not releasing actual sales for e-books, hardcovers or Kindles. Some suggested that Amazon’s e-book to hardcover sales ratio was only for customers who shop in the Kindle store, not for all customers. But Amazon was adamant ...
    07/21/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Amazon’s E-books Outsell Hardcovers
    The latest data reports from the Association of American Publishers show that e-book sales grew 207 percent ... Article printed from InvestorPlace Media,
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