Tuesday, April 28, 2015

BPN 1705: Flanders E-book market up 11 pct

In cooperation with Boek.be CB has designed a quarterly infographic on the developments of the E-book in Flanders. As in the Netherlands, the E-book in Flanders is on the increase in number of e-book sales compared 2014. Sales of e-books in Flanders have risen by 11 percent in the first quarter of 2015 and e-books now account for 3.8 percent of the total number of books sold in the first quarter of 2015. Remarkably is that 73 percent of the tot E-book sales can be classified as literature (novels, stories).


Friday, April 10, 2015

BPN 1704: Growth Dutch e-books Q1 2015

The Dutch central book distributor CB has published an infographic about the Dutch E-book market.

The Dutch market for e-books is maturing fast. The number of E-book transactions (sales and loans) has grown almost 50 percent in the first quarter of 2015 in comparison with the number in first quarter of 2014. E-books are 5,2 percent of all sold books (in 2014 it was 4 percent). The number of E-book titels is growing, the number of E-book publishers as well as the number of E-book retailers.