e-books beat paper titles in online sales
Sunday, 02 January 2011

According to Barnes & Noble customers bought or downloaded 1 million e-books via the Nook on Christmas Day. It claimed that sales of digital books through its website now exceed those of traditional books bought online.

 

Banner

 

Barnes & Noble also reported that Nook devices were its best-selling product, but like Amazon which made the same claim for its latest Kindle, the company does not divulge actual sales figures. Analysts estimate that Barnes & Noble has sold 2 million Nooks since its launch 2009 while the Kindle, launched in 2007, has sold around 6 million.

 

nook-color-full-size

 

To put the e-book sales claim in context, in the most recent quarter for which sales figures are available (to October 30, 2010) retail location sales at its 717 stores across the U.S. were more than five times greater than on its website.

Related articles:

Kindle's record sales

Nookcolor e-reader unveiled

 

Banner


Become A Web Developer With Udacity
01/10/2014

Last week Udacity opened its classroom doors on Front-End Web Developer, its first nanodegree. This credential, which is estimated to take six to nine months to complete at a cost of $200 per month, i [ ... ]



Compete To Win $50,000 With RealSense SDK
29/09/2014

Intel has made its RealSense SDK available for download. This could be the impetus you need to come up with an idea for the the App Challenge in time for the October 1st deadline.


More News

Last Updated ( Sunday, 02 January 2011 )
 
 

   
RSS feed of news items only
I Programmer News
Copyright © 2014 i-programmer.info. All Rights Reserved.
Joomla! is Free Software released under the GNU/GPL License.