March 27, 2006

News & Opinion: A Study of Used Books

By: Dylan Schleicher @ 8:04 PM – Filed under: Publishing Industry

This is a little on the business side of publishing, but the Book Industry Study Group has published the first comprehensive study of the used book market. The Idea Logical Company has a great review of the high points. My main takeaway is the used book market is growing and that it is happening online, not in bricks and mortar stores.

About Dylan Schleicher

Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.