Monday, September 12, 2011

The writing is on the wall (or E-Reader) for the book publishing industry. Nice graphic showing price/profit differences between the two mediums.

Creative Destruction is working its way through the publishing industry, via technological advancement and book readers willing acceptance of the change.  The bottom line is, well, the bottom line $$: E-books are more profitable on a per unit basis.

You better go take a picture of your local bookstore to show to your grand kids someday---"Really, Grandpa/ma, they had buildings JUST for books?--That's crazy!"...(Don't laugh--when was the last time you went to a video store?)

Source: Wall Street Journal
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