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Books and e-books - UK - May 2016

Books and e-books - UK - May 2016

“Reports of the death of print, as Mark Twain might have said, have been greatly exaggerated. For those who predicted an inexorable decline of physical books, the past 18 months have necessitated a re-think. Far more than in other media sectors, book buyers and readers maintain an emotional connection with pre-digital formats.”

– John Worthington, Senior Analyst

This report examines the following areas:

Price is key but experiential factors remain a core strength for bookshops
Digital reading may be in transition but there is no mainstream challenger to e-ink on the horizon
Scope for a challenger platform and a packaged alternative for digital readers


TOC available on request

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