It’s that magical time of year again, folks! Let our research elves share some insight about parents on the hunt for books for their children. Where are they buying books? How much do discounts affect their decisions? Read on for all that and more (plus graphs! Our elves love graphs)…
Canadians love their books. A recent National Reading Campaign survey found that 95% of Canadians read for pleasure, and books are their preferred reading format. But with so much out there to read, how does anyone decide what to pick up next?
Often, avid readers’ holiday wishlists are filled with the winners and finalists of Canadian book awards such as Canada Reads, the Giller Prize, and the Governor General’s Literary Awards. To make it easy for retailers and libraries to find and order Canadian award finalists, we’ve created catalogues for all the major awards on BNC CataList.
Thanks to everyone who made it out to the last Code Meet Print Toronto of 2013! We had three fantastic presentations from engaging entrepreneurs who made time in their busy holiday schedules to tell us about their consumer-focused initiatives.
We’ve got some great events coming up in March 2014, and registration is now open! Trying to decide what to attend? Here are some helpful tips that we hope will make your decision easier.
It has been years since Apple coined the phrase “There’s an app for that.” Now, as we head into the time of year when smartphones, tablets, and other app-using devices fly off the shelves, let’s look at which apps and devices are the most popular among Canadians.
As part of our recent study of reading trends among young people in Canada, Measuring Attitudes and Adoption of Digital Content for Kids and Teens, we asked a series of questions about app usage and attitude towards apps as they relate to reading.
Now that we have your attention…