Bookstore Sales

Bookstore Sales Had First Gain in Eight Years in 2015
PW:  Publishers Weekly

Total bookstore sales 2015:  $11.17 billion
Total bookstore sales 2014:  $10.89 billion
Approximate bookstore sales 2007:  over $17 billion

"The rebounding of print--a number of major publishers have reported that their print sales rose in 2015, while their e-book sales declined--no doubt helped bricks and mortar outlets last year."