Upon review, the 2016 results were definitely a pleasant and welcome surprise. As a whole, the industry saw another successful year, recognizing a 3.3% rise in unit sales of print books over 2015, reaching 674,000,000 units.
The trend of online shopping over the last decade has continued to see strong gains, with global online sales growing at an annual rate of 17% by some accounts and much higher for the Asia-Pacific market. Total online spending is expected to reach $3.5 trillion worldwide by 2019, or about 12.5% of total retail sales, […]
Book Depot is the first company in the bargain book business to use state-of-the art automation to sort incoming inventory. The new equipment will enable the company to offer more publishers the option to outsource their returns processing to its facility.