September 8th, 2015
Ebook sales are falling, the Wall Street Journal reports, this after languishing sales for the past several years. We’ve seen statistical examinations of a drop in ebook sales, but this is the first article to focus in-depth on a possible cause: rising ebook prices from the big 5 New York publishers.
April 13th, 2012
In the wake of media speculation of the impact of the Department of Justice lawsuit against Apple, Macmillan and Penguin and the secondary speculation of the impact on Barnes & Noble I thought I’d run a few numbers and see what story they might reveal.
December 15th, 2009
The IDPF (International Digital Publishing Forum) has released its October sales figures and the records continue to be broken. As noted in an email to IDPF members: eBook sales statistics for October 2009 have been released from the Association of American Publishers (AAP) who collects these statistics in conjunction with the IDPF. Trade eBook sales…
October 29th, 2009
I’m duty-bound to provide you with the latest eBook sales statistics as dredged up by the the International Digital Publishing Forum (IDPF). The organization doesn’t seem to want to crow about the numbers but Mike Shatzkin notes that “The IDPF just announced that year-over-year ebook sales for August are triple what they were a year…
August 20th, 2009
Once again it’s a record quarter. But keep in mind (as I’ve pointed out many times before) that annualized this would total about $150 million of a $35 billion US book industry. Let’s cheer them on. The sales are exploding. Let’s stop the cheering as we keep our perspective. Do please go to the IDPF…