December 1, 2015

Fast Facts: Booknet Canada Publishes 2012 Market Snapshot, 15% of Book Purchases Were Ebooks

From the BNC Post

In 2012, the Canadian trade market for print books experienced a dip. This is not unexpected as ebooks gain popularity among readers. According to BookNet Canada’s market research, in 2012 approximately 15% of books purchased were ebooks.

Here’s one of four charts included in the snapshot.

The complete Booknet Canada 2012 Market Snapshot is available here.

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