Digital subscriptions help Sweden market rise as physical sales sink

Physical book sales in Sweden are falling but the take-up of digital subscription services is on the rise, leading to a boost in revenue during 2019, new figures show. Statistics published by trade magazine Svensk Bokhandel showed sales nudged up 1.1% by value and 4.9% by volume in 2019 compared to the previous year. Digital subscription services increased 36.2% by value but online stores saw a 5.2% dip. Physical bookstores had a 4.4% decline while other retailers had a plunge by value of 9.9%. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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