Originally Posted by LJ Sellers
I suspect that what people say they'll do and what they actually do may be two different things....
So does Verso.
Their surveys have indicated, for several years running now, that independent bookstores have a much bigger "mindshare" (23%) than actual market share (5-10%).
The PW article has a little bit more info, but not much: http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/b...oksellers.html
Apparently there's a big digital book conference in the next week or so, so perhaps after that some more comprehensive statistics will be publicly accessible.