APA: Tape Cassette Sales Rapidly Diminishing As Audiobooks Go Digital

May 2005
Book Publishing Report;5/16/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 19, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that according to Audio Publishers Association (New York), which tracks the audiobook industry, the glacial recession of tape cassettes as the preferred audiobook medium may have sped up dramatically in 2004. In the association's 2003 survey of its members, the percentage of audiobooks that were sold as tape cassettes dropped from 58% of audiobook unit sales to represent 49% of audiobooks sold that year. The Association expects to release a final report of the 2004 survey in July 2005.


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