By Christopher Zara | August 7, 2012
The report, published last week by the Book Industry Study Group (BISG), found that fewer consumers are purchasing books exclusively in electronic formats, while the number of booklovers who have "no preference" for e-books over print books is increasing.
Page Turners: A new report shows that fewer consumers are purchasing books exclusively in electronic formats.
The study suggests that the widespread fervor over e-books, which had been growing steadily since Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN) first released its Kindle e-reader in 2007, might be leveling off. While the results of the survey might also appear to be a dream come true for the traditional publishing industry, it's worth mentioning that the research was funded by Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS), the world's largest bookstore chain, and Baker & Taylor, one of the world's largest book distributors.
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