Monday, 2 June 2014

Amazon has 65% share of all US new book sales

"Research conducted in March by the Codex Group found that in the month Amazon's share of new book unit purchases was 41%, dominating 65% of all online new book units, print and digital. The company achieved that percentage by not only being the largest channel for e-books, where it had a 67% market share in March, but also by having a commanding slice of the sale of print books online, where its share in March was estimated at 64%."
Source:  Publishers Weekly, 28th May 2014
Note - while it doesn't explicitly say that it's US data, I'm assuming that it must be

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