This series of research reports provides valuable insight into consumer book-buying patterns. In-Depth Reader Profiles examines the demographics and buying patterns of consumers purchasing specific genres of books. Book Purchases by Channel looks at how discovery channels impact buyers of different formats and whether buyers of print books and ebooks are influenced differently by particular marketing and publicity initiatives. And Digital Sales and Trends explores how Canadians are finding, purchasing, and reading ebooks.
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The Canadian Book Market is your annual guide to the Canadian market.
Along with overall summaries of the Adult Fiction, Adult Non-Fiction, and Juvenile markets, this report analyzes overall and category-specific trends in sales history, pricing, and format for 50 subject categories.
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We know Canadian libraries are great at stocking Canadian books and promoting Canadian authors. But how aware are library patrons of this content?
Checking Out Canadians delves into discoverability and awareness of Canadian titles among both library users and non-library users.
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From the Press Room
Monday, Jun 9, 2014 at 6:00AM
In 2013, 40% of book buyers discovered the title they purchased online, according to the latest consumer report from BookNet Canada.
Monday, June 23, 2014 at 9:00AM
In 2013, the majority of Canadians who read ebooks used e-readers, but mobile reading on smartphones is on the rise.
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