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Friday, May 06, 2011

Condé leapfrogs Hearst in iPad digital mag derby

Condé will actually beat rival Hearst in the iPad subscription derby. Hearst said yesterday it was going to start selling subscriptions and single copies of Esquire, O: the Oprah Magazine and Popular Mechanics via the iPad effective with the July issues, available sometime next month.

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Tuesday, May 03, 2011

E Book sales soar - are magazines set to follow ?

Sales of digital books are soaring in the UK, figures from the Publishers Association show.

The association said that in 2010 sales of e-books and audio book downloads in the "general titles" category, which includes novels and consumer titles, shot up from £4m to £16m.

Academic and professional books still dominated overall digital sales, which reached £180m last year.