World Market Books

  • April 2014
  • -
  • MarketLine
  • -
  • 28 pages

It includes data on industry size and key market segments, plus textual and graphical analysis of the major trends and drivers and key competitors, main industry players and demographic information.


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* Contains an executive summary and data on value, volume and/or key market segments


* Provides textual analysis of ’s recent performance and future prospects


* Incorporates in-depth environment and competition analysis and scorecards (substitution threats, new entrants, bargaining power …)


* Includes a five-year projection of


* The main industry players are profiled with supporting key financial metrics


* Supported by the key macroeconomic and demographic data affecting the industry


Key Market Facts


* Detailed information is included on industry size, measured by value and/or volume


* Five forces scorecards provide an accessible yet in depth view of the industry ’s key competitors

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Market Definition

The books industry includes atlases, dictionaries, encyclopedias, text books, guidebooks, musical scores, maps, fiction and non-fiction. All physical books sold from internet sites like Amazon.com are included but e-books are not included. The industry is valued at retail selling price (RSP) with any currency conversions calculated using constant annual average 2009 exchange rates.

For the purpose of this market research report, Discount, Variety Store & General Goods Retailers include Discount, Variety Store, and General Merchandise Retailers.

Music, Video & Books Retailers channel includes Music, Video, Books and Stationery Retailers.

For the purposes of this market research report, the global industry consists of North America, South America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, and Asia-Pacific.

North America consists of Canada, Mexico, and the United States.

South America comprises Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, and Venezuela.

Western Europe comprises Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

Eastern Europe comprises the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, and Ukraine.

Asia-Pacific comprises Australia, China, India, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, and Taiwan.

Table Of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 2
MARKET OVERVIEW 7
Market definition 7
Research highlights 8
Market analysis 9
MARKET VALUE 10
MARKET SEGMENTATION I 11
MARKET SEGMENTATION II 12
FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 13
Summary 13
Buyer power 14
Supplier power 15
New entrants 16
Substitutes 17
Rivalry 18
LEADING COMPANIES 19
Barnes and Noble Inc. 19
Borders Group, Inc 23
Amazon.com, Inc. 26
HMV Group plc 30
MARKET FORECASTS 34
Market value projection 34
APPENDIX 35
Methodology 35
Industry associations 36
Related Datamonitor research 36
Disclaimer 37
ABOUT DATAMONITOR 38
Premium Reports 38
Summary Reports 38
Datamonitor consulting 38


Index of Tables
Data table 1: Global books market sales : USD billion, 2005-09(e) 10
Data table 2: Global books industry sector ation I:% share, by value, 2009(e) 11
Data table 3: Global books industry sector ation II: % share, by value, 2009(e) 12
Data table 4: Barnes and Noble Inc.: key facts 19
Data table 5: Barnes and Noble Inc.: key financials ($) 21
Data table 6: Barnes and Noble Inc.: key financial ratios 21
Data table 7: Borders Group, Inc: key facts 23
Data table 8: Borders Group, Inc: key financials ($) 24
Data table 9: Borders Group, Inc: key financial ratios 24
Data table 10: Amazon.com, Inc.: key facts 26
Data table 11: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financials ($) 28
Data table 12: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financial ratios 28
Data table 13: HMV Group plc: key facts 30
Data table 14: HMV Group plc: key financials ($) 31
Data table 15: HMV Group plc: key financials (£) 31
Data table 16: HMV Group plc: key financial ratios 32
Data table 17: Global books market sales projection : USD billion, 2009-14 34


Index of Figures
Chart 1: Global books market sales : USD billion, 2005-09(e) 10
Chart 2: Global books industry sector ation I:% share, by value, 2009(e) 11
Chart 3: Global books industry sector ation II: % share, by value, 2009(e) 12
Chart 4: Forces driving competition in the global books industry, 2009 13
Chart 5: Drivers of buyer power in the global books industry, 2009 14
Chart 6: Drivers of supplier power in the global books industry, 2009 15
Chart 7: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the global books industry, 2009 16
Chart 8: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the global books industry, 2009 17
Chart 9: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the global books industry, 2009 18
Chart 10: Barnes and Noble Inc.: revenues and profitability 22
Chart 11: Barnes and Noble Inc.: assets and liabilities 22
Chart 12: Borders Group, Inc: revenues and profitability 25
Chart 13: Borders Group, Inc: assets and liabilities 25
Chart 14: Amazon.com, Inc.: revenues and profitability 29
Chart 15: Amazon.com, Inc.: assets and liabilities 29
Chart 16: HMV Group plc: revenues and profitability 32
Chart 17: HMV Group plc: assets and liabilities 33
Chart 18: Global books market sales projection : USD billion, 2009-14 34

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