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E-books Lead the Way

9.6.2011 by Jenn Granger

When Amazon first released their e-book reader, the Kindle, in 2007, it sold out in five and a half hours. Even with this hype e-books were still seen as a relatively niche area. I don't believe many back then would have predicted the results of a report released yesterday announcing that the Kindle and e-books will together earn Amazon almost 10% of its overall revenue next year.  What is more, last month Amazon announced that in the previous year e-books had outsold print books in its online store. There are understandably a large number of people who are completely against…