TITLE

Gardening Book Market Continues to Grow

PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Book Publishing Report;12/15/2003, Vol. 28 Issue 48, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Points out that the popularity of the Home and Garden Television cable network has sparked more interest in gardening in the U.S. during the past few years. Impact on book publishers; Observation that more and more gardeners are tuning in for gardening tips from experts like Jeff Cox, Paul James, Carol Duvall and Ken Bastida; Indication that the growing demand for gardening information is transcending the economic uncertainty that has hindered the growth of other consumer book segments. INSET: Estimated Size of the Gardening Book Market, by Revenues.
ACCESSION #
11699050

 

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