TITLE

K-12, College Sales Represented 39.9% of Industry Book Sales in 2006

PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Educational Marketer;5/28/2007, Vol. 38 Issue 11, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the sales of kindergarten through twelfth grade (K-12) and college textbooks in the U.S. for 2006. The net sales for K-12 textbooks totaled $9.64 billion, a 2% decrease from the $9.93 billion from the previous year. According to the Association of American Publishers, the 5.8% net sales decline in K-12 textbooks overpowered the 2.8% sales increase of college textbooks. Furthermore, the net sales of K-12 and college textbooks represented 39.9% of total industry sales.
ACCESSION #
25273894

 

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