What is the Book Stores industry?
The Book Stores industry may be segmented by the category of book being purchased (trade or educational and professional) or the type of book (hard copy or digital). Trade books represent those published for general readers, while educational or professional books are for specific consumers. The product market for book retailers has evolved considerably over the past five years. As a result, the type of book purchased provides a clear representation of the shift in consumer book buying habits over the period. While still less than demand for print books, the growing demand for e-books and e-readers has changed the way customers buy and consume books.
Print books dominate the industry and are expected to account for 60.0% of revenue in 2016-17... purchase to read more