In a world of iPads and e-readers, is the printed word facing extinction? Clearly printing books is in an evolutionary state but the fact of the matter is that print on demand book facilities powered by a digital workflow are growing incrementally.
Did you know?
- About 1.7 billion units are sold each year in the Trade Books segment.
- Professional Books are essentially required reading for individuals in various professions and trades including business, law and medicine. They can carry a high retail value; about 170 million volumes are sold each year.
As John Conley, Vice President, Publishing and Commercial Print at Xerox says, "remember that birds evolved from dinosaurs" and the printed book isn't extinct just evolving too...