Ebook sales double in the Netherlands

Wednesday 18 January 2012 | 11:01 CET | News
The sales of ebooks in the Netherlands doubled in 2011 compared to the year before, with the number of ebooks sold making up 1.6 percent of all books sold. According to CPNV figures, digital book sales amounted to EUR 7.6 million in 2011, consisting of 1.3 percent of the total book market. The number of paper books sold has gone declined, down 4.6 percent over the year. Bol.com is the market leader for ebooks in the country. Both Kobo and Amazon plan to launch this year in the country. Meanwhile, Apple is pushing the sale of digital text books, the eReaders website reported.

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Amazon / Apple / Bol.com / Kobo
Countries: Netherlands
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