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Amid Shrinking Publishing Industry, E-book Sales Are Rising

Amid Shrinking Publishing Industry, E-book Sales Are Rising

SEOUL, April 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea’s e-book market has been growing while the wider book industry is shrinking, a recent report from a government agency showed Monday. The report by the Publication Industry Agency of Korea about the general condition of the country’s publishing industry showed the industry’s total sales amounted to 7.58 trillion [...]

Who Are Buying E-book Readers in Korea?

Who Are Buying E-book Readers in Korea?

SEOUL, South Korea, Sept 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Koreans in their 40s made 42 percent of purchases of e-book readers, according to a recent survey on ‘Biscuit Tab’ buyers by Interpark, Korea’s online shopping mall. The Biscuit Tab is Interpark’s equivalent of Amazon’s Kindle, running on Android. And for what purpose did these 40s purchase [...]