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Books in Belgium

  • April 2014
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  • MarketLine
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  • 27 pages

Introduction

Books in Belgium 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 Belgium 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 Belgian books market had total revenues of $1.1bn in 2013, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -0.4% between 2009 and 2013.

*The physical segment was the market's most lucrative in 2013, with total revenues of $1.1bn, equivalent to 98.8% of the market's overall value.

*The performance of the market is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 0.4% 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 Belgium

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

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 Belgium books market with five year forecasts

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the Belgium economy

Key Questions Answered

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

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

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

How has the market performed over the last five years?

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

Table Of Contents

Books in Belgium
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
Standaard Boekhandel NV 21
Groupe Fnac 22
Macroeconomic Indicators 23
Country Data 23
Appendix 25
Methodology 25
Industry associations 26
Related MarketLine research 26

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Belgium books market value: $ million, 2009-13 8
Table 2: Belgium books market category segmentation: $ million, 2013 9
Table 3: Belgium books market geography segmentation: $ million, 2013 10
Table 4: Belgium 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: Standaard Boekhandel NV: key facts 21
Table 9: Groupe Fnac: key facts 22
Table 10: Belgium size of population (million), 2009-13 23
Table 11: Belgium gdp (constant 2000 prices, $ billion), 2009-13 23
Table 12: Belgium gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2009-13 23
Table 13: Belgium inflation, 2009-13 24
Table 14: Belgium consumer price index (absolute), 2009-13 24
Table 15: Belgium exchange rate, 2009-13 24

LIST OF FIGURES

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

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