August 17, 2012

HOORAY FOR PRINT!

Forget eBooks and iBooks, print is making a come back!

It looks like all those avowed Kindle fanatics might be going through ink withdrawal — or so says a new report funded by a few titans of old media. The report, published last week by the Book Industry Study Group (BISG), found that fewer consumers are purchasing books exclusively in electronic formats, while the number of booklovers who have “no preference” for e-books over print books is increasing. The percentage of e-book consumers who purchased books “exclusively or mostly” in e-book formats has decreased from 70 percent in August 2011 to 60 percent in May 2012.

 

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