Welcome


This blog is dedicated to the topics of Course materials, Innovation, and Technology in Education. it is intended as an information source for the college store industry, or anyone interested in how course materials are changing. Suggestions for discussion topics or news stories are welcome.

The site uses Google's cookies to provide services and analyze traffic. Your IP address and user agent are shared with Google, along with performance and security statistics to ensure service quality, generate usage statistics, detect abuse and take action.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

E-books Continues Growth

USA Today’s Best Selling Books data reports that for 42 of the top 50 titles, the e-book editions were the most popular format according to sales data from December 26 to January 1.  For e-books, “the two weeks after Christmas is what the two weeks before Halloween is to pumpkins,” says Michael Norris, an analyst with Simba Information.   Norris predicts, after the post-holiday surge, e-books will see more sales in “short bursts and slow trickles” the rest of the year.


In the article, Russ Grandinetti, VP at Amazon says it print and digital sales are both up, but “digital is growing significantly faster.”  He also says, “For anyone who cares about books, it’s never been a better time to be a reader.  The choices have never been greater- what to read, when to read it, and how to integrate books into you daily life.”



No comments: