New Report Declares that eBooks Will Outsell Print Books in UK by 2018

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The Guardian eBook News

New Report Declares that eBooks Will Outsell Print Books in UK by 2018

Key Points from Report:

  • eBook market set to almost triple over next four years
  • eBooks are poised to triple in sales in the next four years, going from £380m to £1 billion
  • PwC predicts that sales of printed editions will fall by more than a third to £912m in UK
  • Publisher Bloomsbury said the surge in eBooks had fuelled a ‘golden age of reading’
  • 50% of the UK expected to own an iPad, Kindle or a similar device by 2018
  • Publishers are looking at diversifying into new forms of content
  • eBook readers have a desire to ‘pre-order’ soon to be released eBooks

You can read the entire story at The Guardian