Price Watch Preview: A Look at Fiction Through the Years

April 2010
Book Publishing Report;Apr2010, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p10
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the analysis of Simba Information Inc. on the prices of books from 2002-2010 which are identified in the standard formats of mass market, trade paper, and trade cloth. It notes that there have been increasing pressure on price points since 2002, but the recession seems to be manifesting itselfl in the average prices that have declined in several categories. It says that after seven years at 13.95 or 14 dollars, the price median for fiction hiked to 14.95 dollars in 2009.


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