Sony claims eBOOKS is set to overtake paper BOOKS in 5years.
What does this mean to your business?
Within five years there will be more digital content sold than physical content, the initial prediction was for ten years, but as Sony is experiencing the same patterns in the digitization of music and photography this will be repeated in the book
market within the next 5 years.
eBOOK reader sales soar
Global ebook reader shipments totaled 1.43 million units in the first quarter of 2010.
Global ebook reader shipments from manufacturers to vendors in April-May 2010 reached
740,000 units, with Barnes & Noble's nook accounting for 37% and Amazon's Kindle
trailing at 16%.
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