The BNC Blog

Wednesday
Jul302014

May I Take Your Order?

CataList users: have we got some good news for you! We’re getting ready to release a new CataList feature that will make selling in your Spring list—and all future lists—that much easier, and we want to give you a preview of what we have on deck for the next season.

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Monday
Jul212014

Digital Books and the New Subscription Economy

This month, the Book Industry Study Group (BISG) publishes the results of the industry’s first major research project investigating subscription models of selling digital books. Read on for some of the study’s findings, plus information on getting a copy of the report.

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Monday
Jun232014

Infographic: Canadians Adopting Ebooks

According to data from The Canadian Book Consumer 2013: Digital Sales and Trends, 17% of books purchased in Canada in 2013 were ebooks. Canadians still prefer to read ebooks on dedicated e-reading devices, but 8% of our survey respondents say they do read on their mobile phones. Want more juicy details about digital reading? Check out our infographic.

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Monday
Jun232014

How Canadians Are Reading Digitally

At BookNet Canada we are interested in tracking not only what people are buying, but also how people are reading. Today, we are releasing the last of a series of three consumer studies, The Canadian Book Consumer 2013: Digital Sales and Trends. This report looks at digital reading habits, device preference, and purchasing behaviour of digital products. In this post, we drill down into preferred device for e-reading.

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Friday
Jun202014

Find Your Local Indie Bookstore with Retail Council of Canada

On June 17, Retail Council of Canada announced the return of www.FindaBookstore.ca, an online map tool that lets the public find independent bookstores across the country. We spoke to Lesley Fletcher, the Manager of Book Industry Member Services for RCC, about the project.

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