Books & Consumers 2013 conference: Media Coverage round-up

POSTED ON: 20/03/13 TAGS: Conference data media

by BMS

Bowker’s 2013 Books & Consumers Conference was held on Wednesday, 20th March. The annual event, run by BMS parent company Bowker Market Research, reported on a year in which the book trade had seen unprecedented change.  Ebook adoption has been particularly noticeable in fiction genres, but with tablets gaining market share, were non-fiction and children’s books far behind?

The conference and B&C data was broadly covered in the book trade press, and picked up more than 400 tweets on the #Bowker13 hashtag. Here are a selection of the main reports:


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