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PwC: the U.S. Consumer Ebook Market Will Be Bigger Than the Print Book Market by 2017

“PwC: the U.S. Consumer Ebook Market Will Be Bigger Than the Print Book Market by 2017″

Via  at LJ InfoDocket

“From a paidContent Article by Laura Hazard Owen:

Lots of different outlets are trying to project the size of the U.S. ebook market and how fast it’s growing. In its annual “Entertainment & Media Outlook,” set to be released Wednesday, PwC (PricewaterhouseCoopers) estimates that trade (consumer, not educational or academic) ebooks will drive $8.2 billion in sales by 2017 — surpassing projected print book sales, which it thinks will shrink by more than half during that period.

Read the paidContent Article where you’ll find a comparison to what Bookstats is reporting.

Access to the Complete PwC Report is Fee-Based

However, some highlights (with charts) are available including:

Additional Highlights in this PwC News Release

Hmmmm . . .Will the same prediction hold true for all types of libraries?

Stephen

 

Posted on: June 13, 2013, 7:22 am Category: Uncategorized

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