Declining E-Book Sales Hit Home

Softening sales for digital books have impacted the bottom lines at HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster, according to both companies' recent earnings reports. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-11-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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As E-book Sales Decline, Digital Fatigue Grows

Limitations of reading devices and "digital fatigue" are cited as causes for the decline in ebook sales. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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