January 24th, 2012
E-Book ‘Power’ Buyers Buy Less Than Their Print Counterparts by: Jeremy Greenfield
Those who love reading books in print may love buying them more and spending more money on them than those who are the top consumers of digital books.
About 35% of e-book buyers purchase about 60% of all e-books, representing about 48% of e-book revenue, according to new research from the Book Industry Study Group and Bowker, two organizations that study and measure the book publishing industry. Compare this with 22% of print-book buyers buying 53% of all print books, representing 50% of print-book revenue.