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Books in Canada

  • April 2014
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  • MarketLine
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  • 34 pages

Introduction

Books in Canada industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2009-13, and forecast to 2018). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Canada books market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Highlights

*The physical segment of the books market includes atlases, dictionaries, encyclopedias, text books, guidebooks, musical scores, maps, fiction and non-fiction. The digital segment of the books market consists of electronic books (or e-books) which can be read on computers or other electronic devices. The market is valued at retail selling price (RSP) with any currency conversions calculated using constant annual average 2013 exchange rates.

*The Canadian books market had total revenues of $1.4bn in 2013, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -3.9% between 2009 and 2013.

*The physical segment was the market's most lucrative in 2013, with total revenues of $1.2bn, equivalent to 85.0% of the market's overall value.

*The performance of the market is forecast to decline even faster, with an anticipated CARC of -4.7% for the five-year period 2013 - 2018, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $1.1bn by the end of 2018.

Features

Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the books market in Canada

Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the books market in Canada

Leading company profiles reveal details of key books market players’ global operations and financial performance

Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the Canada books market with five year forecasts

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the Canada economy

Key Questions Answered

What was the size of the Canada books market by value in 2013?

What will be the size of the Canada books market in 2018?

What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the Canada books market?

How has the market performed over the last five years?

What are the main segments that make up Canada's books market?

Table Of Contents

Books in Canada
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Summary 2
Market value 2
Market value forecast 2
Category segmentation 2
Geography segmentation 2
Market rivalry 2
Market Overview 7
Market definition 7
Market analysis 7
Market Data 8
Market value 8
Market Segmentation 9
Category segmentation 9
Geography segmentation 10
Market Outlook 11
Market value forecast 11
Five Forces Analysis 12
Summary 12
Buyer power 13
Supplier power 14
New entrants 15
Threat of substitutes 16
Degree of rivalry 17
Leading Companies 18
Amazon.com, Inc. 18
Barnes and Noble, Inc. 21
Indigo Books and Music, Inc. 24
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 27
Macroeconomic Indicators 30
Country Data 30
Appendix 32
Methodology 32
Industry associations 33
Related MarketLine research 33

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Canada books market value: $ million, 2009-13 8
Table 2: Canada books market category segmentation: $ million, 2013 9
Table 3: Canada books market geography segmentation: $ million, 2013 10
Table 4: Canada books market value forecast: $ million, 2013-18 11
Table 5: Amazon.com, Inc.: key facts 18
Table 6: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financials ($) 19
Table 7: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financial ratios 19
Table 8: Barnes and Noble, Inc.: key facts 21
Table 9: Barnes and Noble, Inc.: key financials ($) 22
Table 10: Barnes and Noble, Inc.: key financial ratios 22
Table 11: Indigo Books and Music, Inc.: key facts 24
Table 12: Indigo Books and Music, Inc.: key financials ($) 25
Table 13: Indigo Books and Music, Inc.: key financials (C$) 25
Table 14: Indigo Books and Music, Inc.: key financial ratios 25
Table 15: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: key facts 27
Table 16: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: key financials ($) 28
Table 17: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: key financial ratios 28
Table 18: Canada size of population (million), 2009-13 30
Table 19: Canada gdp (constant 2000 prices, $ billion), 2009-13 30
Table 20: Canada gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2009-13 30
Table 21: Canada inflation, 2009-13 31
Table 22: Canada consumer price index (absolute), 2009-13 31
Table 23: Canada exchange rate, 2009-13 31

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Canada books market value: $ million, 2009-13 8
Figure 2: Canada books market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2013 9
Figure 3: Canada books market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2013 10
Figure 4: Canada books market value forecast: $ million, 2013-18 11
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the books market in Canada, 2013 12
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the books market in Canada, 2013 13
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the books market in Canada, 2013 14
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the books market in Canada, 2013 15
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the books market in Canada, 2013 16
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the books market in Canada, 2013 17
Figure 11: Amazon.com, Inc.: revenues and profitability 20
Figure 12: Amazon.com, Inc.: assets and liabilities 20
Figure 13: Barnes and Noble, Inc.: revenues and profitability 23
Figure 14: Barnes and Noble, Inc.: assets and liabilities 23
Figure 15: Indigo Books and Music, Inc.: revenues and profitability 26
Figure 16: Indigo Books and Music, Inc.: assets and liabilities 26
Figure 17: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: revenues and profitability 28
Figure 18: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: assets and liabilities 29


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