Books in Germany, MarketLine

  • April 2013
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  • MarketLine
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  • 28 pages

Introduction

Books in Germany industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2008-12, and forecast to 2017). 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 Germany books market. Includes market size 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 2011 exchange rates.

*The German books market is forecast to generate total revenues of $6.7 billion in 2012, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -1.5% between 2008 and 2012.

*The physical segment is expected to be the market's most lucrative in 2012, with total revenues of $6.6 billion, equivalent to 99% of the market's overall value.

*The performance of the market is forecast to follow a similar pattern with an anticipated CARC of -1.6% for the five-year period 2012 - 2017, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $6.2 billion by the end of 2017.

Features

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

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

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 Germany books market with five year forecasts

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the Germany economy

Key Questions Answered

What was the size of the Germany books market by value in 2012?

What will be the size of the Germany books market in 2017?

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

How has the market performed over the last five years?

Table Of Contents

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 distribution 11
Market Outlook 12
Market value forecast 12
Five Forces Analysis 13
Summary 13
Buyer power 14
Supplier power 15
New entrants 16
Threat of substitutes 17
Degree of rivalry 18
Leading Companies 19
Amazon.com, Inc. 19
buch.de internetstores AG 22
Thalia Holding GmbH 23
Macroeconomic Indicators 24
Country Data 24
Appendix 26
Methodology 26
Industry associations 27
Related MarketLine research 27

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: Germany books market value: $ billion, 2008-12(e) 8
Table 2: Germany books market category segmentation: $ billion, 2012(e) 9
Table 3: Germany books market geography segmentation: $ billion, 2012(e) 10
Table 4: Germany books market distribution: % share, by value, 2012(e) 11
Table 5: Germany books market value forecast: $ billion, 2012-17 12
Table 6: Amazon.com, Inc.: key facts 19
Table 7: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financials ($) 20
Table 8: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financial ratios 20
Table 9: buch.de internetstores AG: key facts 22
Table 10: Thalia Holding GmbH: key facts 23
Table 11: Germany size of population (million), 2008-12 24
Table 12: Germany gdp (constant 2000 prices, $ billion), 2008-12 24
Table 13: Germany gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2008-12 24
Table 14: Germany inflation, 2008-12 25
Table 15: Germany consumer price index (absolute), 2008-12 25
Table 16: Germany exchange rate, 2008-12 25

LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: Germany books market value: $ billion, 2008-12(e) 8
Figure 2: Germany books market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2012(e) 9
Figure 3: Germany books market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2012(e) 10
Figure 4: Germany books market distribution: % share, by value, 2012(e) 11
Figure 5: Germany books market value forecast: $ billion, 2012-17 12
Figure 6: Forces driving competition in the books market in Germany, 2012 13
Figure 7: Drivers of buyer power in the books market in Germany, 2012 14
Figure 8: Drivers of supplier power in the books market in Germany, 2012 15
Figure 9: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the books market in Germany, 2012 16
Figure 10: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the books market in Germany, 2012 17
Figure 11: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the books market in Germany, 2012 18
Figure 12: Amazon.com, Inc.: revenues and profitability 21
Figure 13: Amazon.com, Inc.: assets and liabilities 21


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