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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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.
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.
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.
Today, BookNet Canada is releasing the second of three consumer studies. This study, The Canadian Book Consumer 2013: Book Purchases by Channel, looks at how buyers find out about books and where they make their purchases.