Global Books

  • April 2014
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  • MarketLine
  • -
  • 28 pages

Introduction

Global Books 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 Global 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 global books market had total revenues of $119bn in 2013, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.7% between 2009 and 2013.

*The physical segment was the market's most lucrative in 2013, with total revenues of $110.4bn, equivalent to 93.0% of the market's overall value.

*The performance of the market is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 2.7% for the five-year period 2013 - 2018, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $136.0bn by the end of 2018.

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Key Questions Answered

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

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

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Table Of Contents

Global Books
TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Summary 2
Market value 2
Market value forecast 2
Category segmentation 2
Geography segmentation 2
Market rivalry 2
Market Overview 6
Market definition 6
Market analysis 6
Market Data 7
Market value 7
Market Segmentation 8
Category segmentation 8
Geography segmentation 9
Market Outlook 10
Market value forecast 10
Five Forces Analysis 11
Summary 11
Buyer power 12
Supplier power 13
New entrants 14
Threat of substitutes 15
Degree of rivalry 16
Leading Companies 17
Amazon.com, Inc. 17
Barnes and Noble, Inc. 20
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 23
Appendix 26
Methodology 26
Industry associations 27
Related MarketLine research 27

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Global books market value: $ million, 2009-13 7
Table 2: Global books market category segmentation: $ million, 2013 8
Table 3: Global books market geography segmentation: $ million, 2013 9
Table 4: Global books market value forecast: $ million, 2013-18 10
Table 5: Amazon.com, Inc.: key facts 17
Table 6: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financials ($) 18
Table 7: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financial ratios 18
Table 8: Barnes and Noble, Inc.: key facts 20
Table 9: Barnes and Noble, Inc.: key financials ($) 21
Table 10: Barnes and Noble, Inc.: key financial ratios 21
Table 11: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: key facts 23
Table 12: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: key financials ($) 24
Table 13: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: key financial ratios 24

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Global books market value: $ million, 2009-13 7
Figure 2: Global books market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2013 8
Figure 3: Global books market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2013 9
Figure 4: Global books market value forecast: $ million, 2013-18 10
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the global books market, 2013 11
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the global books market, 2013 12
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the global books market, 2013 13
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the global books market, 2013 14
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the global books market, 2013 15
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the global books market, 2013 16
Figure 11: Amazon.com, Inc.: revenues and profitability 19
Figure 12: Amazon.com, Inc.: assets and liabilities 19
Figure 13: Barnes and Noble, Inc.: revenues and profitability 22
Figure 14: Barnes and Noble, Inc.: assets and liabilities 22
Figure 15: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: revenues and profitability 24
Figure 16: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: assets and liabilities 25

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