In august 2019, the american association of publishers, which represents mostly traditional book publishers, reported that, among their members, ebook sales accounted for 14. Nielsens analysis of the us book market, presented at book expo. Buchreport reported on friday that the the latest figures from market research firm gfk show that the kindle store was losing market share to tolino. Amazon sells several models of kindle ereader and kindle fire tablets aimed at capturing the fast growing market for mobile devices.
They have the largest share of the ebook market as well, with 67 percent. While ebook sales had plateaued, bohme said it was important to remember that the figures were still higher than they were five years ago, holding a 25% share in 2016. The global ebook market accounted for approximately 12. Amazon keeps firm grip on ebook market, even as the format loses market share. The global ebook report, update spring 2014 the update spring 2014 includes recent market data and reflects on key events until march 2014, and newly introduces a comparative data based overview on market developments in both print and ebooks. Ebook publishing in the us industry data, trends, stats ibisworld. That year, amazon had a market share of 79 percent in ebook sales in the united. Why market share is the fools gold of business crown business briefings book 1 by richard miniter 3. Amazon keeps firm grip on ebook market, even as the. The major players in the ebooks value chain includes publishers, aggregators, distributors, service providers, educational organizations, professional organizations and online reading platform providers. Reports of a shrinking us ebook market have been greatly. When you can see all these ebook and audiobook dollars that others cant, you end up with a very different picture of todays market. In the 3rd quarter of 2014, the consortium of media retailers that make up the tolino alliance accounted for 45% of the german ebook market. Amazon has 79% of ebook market in uk the bookseller.
Us ebook sales in the first half of 2014 publishing. The american booksellers association ceo oren teicher told publishers weekly. Teslas market share grows to 30% of all us plugin electric vehicle sales video posted on january 27, 2017 by charles morris after pulling back in 2015, plugin vehicle sales roared ahead in 2016 sales were up 38% over the previous year, according to a recent assessment of the market. However, the bestseller market still seemed to be dominated by the big five.
Auto market share august 2014 the truth about cars. Its market share and revenues are now negligible there. Part of the problem with this graph is that amazon is not just a bookseller but also a marketplace for other booksellers. Many critics and pundits were certain that ebooks would dominate the market. In 2014, a selfpublished author started the blog author earnings anonymously to scrape amazons bestseller page. Ebooks as a proportion of the market hit a high point in 20 of 28%, and overall. The timeline presents data on ebook sales revenue generated in the united states from 2008 to 20, as well as a forecast until 2018. It is not clear whether these sales are considered part of amazons share. An ebook is the digital or electronic version of a book and can be read on various devices such as specific ereaders e. Amazon appears to have been the big winner in picking up former borders customers.
These growing nontraditional audiobook sales instead appear to have taken their bite out of the audio market share of midsize and smaller legacy publishersan erosion of legacy market share that most industry analysts may not be aware of yet, because that loss is being more than masked by the rapid overall rise in us. Our surveys suggest that student awareness of the rental market is. The us ebook market in 2014 the nielsen view published june 2, 2015 by philip jones. Until recently, it was the best resource for sales data from. This us administration is establishing new norms of behaviour. During 2018, publishdrive also added dangdang to our distribution network, allowing indie authors to reach the rapidly growing chinese ebook market. Ebook market global ebook industry size, share, growth, analysis, research and forecast report, 2014 to 2024 ebook market global ebook market size was valued at usd 15. Between the 6 fire and the dirtcheap wintabs a lot of people are going to buy tablets this xmas that otherwise wouldnt. The global ebook report 2016 publishers forum berlin. Traditional publishers ebook sales drop as indie authors. If significant numbers of nonkindle owners were buying kindle editions, then their share of ebook sales would be higher than kindles market share. An ebook is the digital or electronic version of a book and can be read on various devices such as specific.
The global ebook report rudiger wischenbart, content. That print books are would be the majority of the market was hardly a sure bet even a few years ago. We expect rentals to peak at about 30 percent of assigned textbooks, taking share primarily from used books. At the end of june, amazons kindle family of reading devices was used to read ebooks by 55% of ebook buyers, according to figures compiled by bowker market research. Amazon has basically no competition among online booksellers. The ebook market is the fastest growing market in global book publishing industry,which is expected to show a substantial growth in cagr, from 2014.
Has everyone conceded the us ebook market to amazon. Trade ebook sales revenue in the united states from 2008 to 2014 in million. Amazon currently enjoys 74% of all us ebook purchases and 71% of all. Amazons control over ebook sales data should upset. Selfpublishing surging to 31% of ebook market, claims. In 20, the digital sales market share amounted to just over 12 percent and is.
March 9, 2014 has everyone conceded the us ebook market to amazon. The asia pacific ebook reader market estimated to account for a market value share of about 27% by the end of 2017 will experience an increase in market share to the tune of a whopping 310 basis points to hold a market share. In fact, penguin random house was the leading ebook publisher in the first half of 2014, with 250 bestsellers released in that time. Selfpublishing boom lifts sales by 79% in a year books. Ebook market share of trade in % ebook revenue share.
Ebook market share 2019 ebooks make up 18% of total book sales. Ebook market size, share, analysis, 20142024 industry. Ebook market global industry analysis, size, share. We will never share your email address with third parties without your permission.
In 20, the digital sales market share amounted to just over 12 percent and is expected to more than double by 2018. Selfpublishing surging to 31% of ebook market, claims report. Global ereader unit sales by year units sold 2015 20,200,000 2014 25,300,000 20 33,900,000 2012 40,000,000 2011 37,900,000 2010 10,400,000 ereader market share market share. But some some analysts caution against reliance on the aap stats, citing the emergence of a rapidlygrowing independent ebook.
Ebook publishing industry in the us market research report. Ebook market set to dominate global book publishing industry with. For sony and kobo owned by rival japanese companies, the market share. This statistic looks at the market share of amazon in ebook sales in selected european countries in 2014. This research report analyzes this market on the basis of its market segments, major geographies, and current market. When looking at amazon market share data in 2018, the numbers stayed the same. According to new figures from bowker market research, amazons share of book. Nissan usas market share grew by one half of a percentage point. It is quite common to buy books through amazon but you are actually purchasing it from a third party, a small bookstore or individual. An ofcom study into consumers digital consumption has found that amazon has a dominant 79% share of the ebook market in the uk. The top five publishers represent 56% of bookscans print volume in 2014. Kindle share of ebook reading at 55% publishers weekly.1133 303 1512 1114 884 141 392 33 1409 959 1320 1486 359 1053 666 551 173 456 1125 629 158 868 562 55 934 1551 513 562 190 689 334 36 1468 329 735 180 366 1344 723 669 986 709 1025