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Book Business Changing Rapidly

CNN reports that Barnes & Noble executive Marc Parrish said that eBooks are changing the publishing and retail book business faster than many anticpated. From the article:

” If Parrish’s predictions are right and ebooks become the dominant book medium by March 2013, the question changes from who will come out on top, but who will get left behind in the newest race of technological relevancy. “

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Barnes and Noble claims to have 25% of eBook Market

Book retailer Barnes & Noble claims to have captured 25% of the eBook market share. Articles and analysis from:

CNET ”¬†Much like Apple has done with its retail locations, Lynch sees the company’s physical stores as the key to selling more Nook e-readers, as customers can handle the devices and have experienced salespeople explain their features. “

Planet Insane ”¬†Although Barnes & Noble CEO, William Lynch, did not give the specific figures on the Nook reader sales, the solid sales of the Nook reader allowed the company to place second in the US e-reader market. The company had claimed a twenty percent market share for its Nook reader last year as Amazon also claimed eighty percent of the same market. “

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