News & Trends: eBooks ... By the Numbers
Random House's digital book sales more than tripled last year, boosting overall revenue 6 percent, according to an April 3 NYTimes.com article. "E-books, Random House reported, accounted for 10 percent of U.S. sales." Outside the United States, growth lagged. "… Markus Dohle, chief executive of Random House, predicted that Europe would catch up with the United States in two to five years," reported the Times.