Coffin for a Kindle: The eBook market is dying in the UK

(7 January 2015) Gerald Lynch asks is the eBook revolution on its last legs? That’s what both physical book retailers and digital book sales figures from the Christmas period would suggest, with eBook and eReader purchases sliding significantly in the UK.

Waterstones, the UK’s largest bookshop chain, told the Financial Times that sales of Amazon’s Kindle eReader had “disappeared”, with traditional paper-based books enjoying a surge in popularity. eBook sales are slowing too, suggesting those that have eReaders are returning to paperbacks.

Gizmodo has the story.