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Penguin eBook Revenues Up 182% In 2010

Penguin eBook revenues were up 182% in 2010, representing 6% of total Penguin revenues for the year.

Publishing group Pearson, which owns Penguin, released these preliminary numbers today. Pearson is seeing growth across its digital businesses. The company reported that digital revenues were up 24% in 2010 to £1.6bn (£1.3bn in 2009), now 29% of Pearson’s sales.

Penguin’s eBook sales helped lead this growth, as did student digital learning programs, which were up 33% in 2010. In addition, FT digital paid circulation was up over 50% to 207,000.

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