Full news story on Amazon selling 180 Kindle books for every 100 hardcovers, but traditional book sales stable elsewhere.
Amazon selling 180 Kindle books for every 100 hardcovers, but traditional book sales stable elsewhere
Jul 22 2010
(7/20): According to its press release yesterday, Amazon claims to be selling 180 Kindle books for every 100 hardcovers; and to have sold three times as many Kindle books in the first half of 2010 compared to the first half of 2009. However it is still reticent about total Kindle sales or total eBooks sold.
(7/22) Lest Amazon's news gives the impression that traditional books are a dying breed across USA bookstores, a graph of combined sales at 51 large independent bookstores shows that their sales (of predominantly, if not exclusively, traditional books) is actually slightly up:
British Parliament asks Amazon to clarify why it pays $9 million in income tax on $23 billion of UK sales.(May 20 2013) Amazon will be called back to give further evidence to members of the British Parliament "to clarify how its activities in the U.K. justify its low corporate...