4 februari 2017 | 2 kommentarer
One reason for the turnaround in [Waterstones’] fortunes has been the stagnation of the ebook market. It stopped selling Kindle e-readers in 2015 in a move that was regarded as a watershed moment in the battle between physical and digital books. Sales of children’s books have played a big part in its resurgence, and data from market researchers Nielsen Bookscan revealed that, far from embracing the digital revolution, young readers were among the most resistant, with 75% of children favouring physical books and 35% refusing to read digital copies at all.
(Balancing the books: how Waterstones came back from the dead, Guardian, 3 feb 2017)