Are you looking forward to Friday so you can go and buy the new iPad 2? Well, there’s some good news for both you and Apple. The good news for you is that shorter lines have been predicted for this launch compared to the first iPad. The good news for Apple is they’re expecting stronger sales for this launch day too.
As it stands, global e-book reader sales were recorded at about $1.9 billion last year with a total of just under 11 million units sold. According to Yankee Group, those numbers will increase to $8.2 billion and nearly 72 million units, respectively, by 2014. That’s a lot of growth.