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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  • DBW: Amazon's Grandinetti talks subscription, innovation
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  • Amazon’s Failed Pitch to Authors
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  • Self-Publishing on a Shoestring: Amazon's Matchbook Program
    What traditional publishing houses would prefer, however, is something called enhanced hardcovers, where they bundle the more expensive hardcover books with an e-book, for a 25 percent ... but it's bound to increase paperback sales, which will translate ...
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  • Amazon's 'technical issue' blocked e-book purchases overnight
    It was possible to buy hardcovers, paperbacks and audiobooks ... Those who hoped to purchase the e-book of Nate Silver's "The Signal and the Noise," which had a surge of popularity after the election, could not. When reached for comment Thursday, Amazon ...
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  • Amazon's e-book sales beat paperbacks; profit up 8%
    Kindle book sales are triple that of hardcovers. Net income rose 8% to $416 million, or 91 cents per share, topping the estimate of 88 cents per share of analysts polled by FactSet. That compares with $384 million, or 85 cents per share, in the year-ago ...
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  • New Kindle Sales Exceed Amazon's Expectations
    What's more, Kindle e-book best sellers continue to surpass their print counterparts ... Though the success of Apple's iPad does not appear to have dented Amazon's new Kindle sales so far, the long-term impact of web tablets on Kindle sales remains unclear.
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  • Kindle books outselling print 2 to 1 for Amazon's top 10 bestsellers, and other relatively positive sales figures
    New Generation Kindle Device Sales Already Surpass Fourth Quarter 2009 - The Peak Holiday Shopping Season and Busiest Time of Year on Amazon Customers Now Buying More Bestsellers on Kindle Than Paperbacks and Hardcovers Combined--At a Rate of 2 ...
    10/24/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
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  • E-book Sales Surpass Hardcovers at Amazon
    With analysts expecting Amazon's second quarter report on Thursday to be about as strong as the previous quarter, the company is drumming up some advance ...
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  • Amazon's e-Book Sales Outpace Hardcovers; Tipping Point ...
    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 ...
    07/21/2010 - 7:54 pm | View Website
  • Amazon Reports e-Book Sales Exceed Hardcovers: Where Is ...
    Amazon Reports e-Book Sales Exceed Hardcovers: Where Is Tipping Point ... the Kindle format has now overtaken the hardcover format. customers now ...
    07/20/2010 - 7:52 am | View Website
  • Amazon's E-book Sales Up 80%: Hardcovers Not Dead Yet ...
    Kindle's e-book business is now growing larger than its hardcover book sales. Amazon said that over the past three months Kindle Books have outpaced ...
    07/19/2010 - 7:56 pm | View Website
  • At Amazon, E-Book Sales Outpace Hardbacks : NPR
    Amazon is now selling more electronic books than hardcover versions, and the online retailer says even it's surprised by how fast things have changed ...
    07/19/2010 - 7:56 pm | View Website
  • Amazon Says E-Book Sales Outpace Hardcovers
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    07/19/2010 - 7:56 pm | View Website
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