Book Publishing: Market Research Report

Date: April 22, 2009
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Book Publishing: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Book Publishing in US$ Millions.

The market for Book Publishing is analyzed by the following Segments: Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books.The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for US, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America.

Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2006 through 2015.

A six-year historic analysis is also provided for this market.

The report profiles 188 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Arcade Publishing, Inc., Avalon Publishing Group, Inc., Barnes & Noble, Inc., Bertelsmann AG, Random House, Inc., Cambridge University Press, Grupo Planeta, Harcourt, Inc., HarperCollins Publishers, Houghton Mifflin Company, Hachette Book Group, Informa PLC, Taylor & Francis Group Ltd, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Macmillan Publishers Ltd, McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., Pearson PLC, Penguin Group, Inc., Reed Elsevier Group PLC, Scholastic, Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc., Shogakukan, Inc., Shueisha, Inc., Thomson Reuters, W. W. Norton & Company, and Wolters Kluwer.

Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research.

Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.
I.INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study
Consumer Books
Text Books
Professional Books

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

A Curtain Raiser
Market Structure
Nailing Down Consumer Preferences: A Challenge to Reckon With
Meeting Diverse Consumer Preferences: A Major Prerequisite
Rise in Publishing of Diet and Health Books
What Does It Take to Publish a Best Seller?
The Formula for Bestsellers
Blockbuster Books Like Harry Potter Pep Up the Industry
Potter Magic Enchants One and All
Publishers Fight to Rope in Reputed Authors
Contracts with Authors Help Publishers Minimize the Risks Involved
Uncertainties Shroud New Book Launches
Reading As a Hobby Comes Under Siege
Hopes for a Resurgence of Book Reading Hinge Onto Interactive Publishing
The Audio Books Trend: Are We Listening?
Target Consumer Clusters
Current Trends in Audiobooks: An Ear to the Ground
Innovations Fan Consumer Interests
Audiobooks Bundling: An Adroit Marketing Strategy
Challenges in the Offing
Media Conglomerates in Book Publishing Shift the Focus on Blockbuster Books
Quality Takes a Backseat
Infringement of Intellectual Property Rights: A Cause for Concern
IP Violations: A Bane of the Developing Countries
Google Slapped With Charges of Copyright Infringement
Used Books Cast a Long Shadow of Threat
University Press Publications Sustain Losses Due to Illegal Photocopying
The Retail Arena
Commission Sales Systems: The Pros & Cons
The Emergence of Internet & Its Cascading Impact On Book Publishing
Online Retailers Step Up the Pressure on Brick & Motor Retailers
Online Marketing: An Effective Weapon to Ward Off Competition
A Straight Talk About Digitalization of Content & Its Impact On Book Publishing
E-Books Still Chasing the Elusive Success
Growth Forecasts for E-books Tames Down
E-Book Landscape Dotted With Casualties
Why E-Books Failed to Take Flight?
Compatibility Issues Plague e-Books
Piracy, IP & Copyright Issues Pose Challenges
DRM Leaves a Lot to be Desired
Utility of Read E-books Limited!
Reader’s Knowledge Still Challenged, Especially in the Developing Markets
E-book Reading Devices Fail on the Quality Front
Hardcore Readers Exhibit No Signs of Cozying Up to the Digital Print
Opportunities for E-Books
Targeting the Right Customer Cluster
Promising Consumer Targets for E-Books
Promising Content Types for E-Books
Innovations in the E-book Reading Devices Market
Challenges Extended by E-Books to Traditional Print Books Fizzle Out
Future of E-books: A Rumination
Key Statistical Findings

Table 1. Global Trade in Book Publishing (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Exports by Country Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Mexico, Japan, Germany, Singapore, S.Korea, India, China, Brazil, HongKong, Philippines, Taiwan, South Africa, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 2. Leading Players in the Global Scientific Publishing Market (2001): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Reed Elsevier (Elsevier Science), American Chemical Society, Thomson, John Wiley & Sons, Inst. Of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, Wolters Kluwer, McGraw Hill, Taylor & Francis, Springer-Verlag, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. Leading Players in the Global Healthcare Publishing Market (2001): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Reed Elsevier, Wolters Kluwer, Thomson, Ingenix, McGraw-Hill, John Wiley & Sons, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Book Publishing: An Introduction
Book Publishing: A Dynamic Process
Classification of Books
Consumer Books
Text Books
Professional Books

3. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Penguin Merges Avery Books and Gotham Books
LexisNexis Merges with Wadhwa Publishers
Random House and Struik Merge to Form Random House Struik
Fujii and Heinecken Merge to Form Fujii Associates
Sirak & Sirak Associates and Billbooks & Associates to Merge
Delmar Takes Over PAL Publications
Saint Benedict Press Acquires TAN Books and Publishers
Capstone Publishers Completes Heinemann-Raintree Acquisition
Grupo Planeta Acquires Editis
Sourcebooks Acquires Cumberland House
Kensington Publishing Completes Holloway House Publishing Acquisition
Jones & Bartlett Publishers Takes Over Tarascon Publishing
SAGE to Take Over CQ Press
Random House to Take Over Monacelli Press
Bonnier Publishing Acquires UK-based Templar Publishing
here! Networks to Take Over PlanetOut
University of Toronto Press to Acquire a Publishing Arm of Broadview
Douglas & McIntyre Publishing Completes New Society Publishers Acquisition
Schofield Healthcare Acquires HealthComm U.K, Continence U.K.
Centum Forays into Book Publishing Market
Regent Acquires Book, Magazine and Online Publishing Business of PlanetOut
Emerald Group Acquires Parts of a Book Program of Elsevier
Penguin Acquires Hamilton Wende’s Novel
Amazon Acquires Stakes in LibraryThing through AbeBooks Acquisition
Pearson Acquires Additional Equity Interest in Longman Nigeria
Every Baby Company Signs Joint Venture Deal with Sterling Publishing
Penguin Agrees with Woongjin to Publish English Classics in Korean
Bloomsbury Publishing Enters into Joint Venture with Qatar Foundation
DNL eBooks Enters into Partnership with Global Reader
Del Ray Manga Enters into Partnership with Cartoon Network Enterprises
Author Solutions Forms Partnership with CinnamonTeal
Author Solutions Signs Agreement with Ten New Partners
John Wiley and LibreDigital Forge Partnership
Wiley-Blackwell Extends Partnership with The Cochrane Collaboration
HarperCollins and The Wall-Street Journal Enter into Publishing Partnership
MSLO’s Emeril Lagasse to Collaborate with HarperStudio
HarperCollins Inks Alliance with Walden Media to Create Book Imprint for Kids
John Wiley & Sons Enters into Agreement with Meredith Corporation
Business Plus Inks a Book Contract with Mitch Joel
Trident Media Group and Free Press Acquire Rights for Valerie Bertinelli’s Book
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing Enters into Agreement with D.J. MacHale
Sentinel Acquires Global Rights to Huckabee’s Forthcoming Book
Apress Acquires Best-selling Books’ Rights from SpiderWorks
HarperCollins Acquires Rights for Westlife Autobiography
Sharp Independent at HarperCollins Acquires Eli Gottlieb’s Forthcoming Novel
TOKYOPOP to Publish ‘Goth: A Novel of Horror’
Atria Books Enters into Global Agreement to Publish Spencer Johnson’s New Book
Titan Books Acquires Global Book Publishing Rights from Egmont
RPM Enters into a Distribution Agreement with Booksource
DCD Media Establishes New Publishing Unit, Bags Contract for DVD and Books
SPH Subsidiary Establishes New Book Publishing Business
HMHPC Establishes New K-12 Unit to Streamline Businesses
Hachette Book Publishing India Commences Operations
HBG Establishes New Publishing Arm
McGraw-Hill to Enter Brazilian Publishing Market
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Divests College Division to Cengage Learning
Bertelsmann to Divest North American Book Club Business
Scholastic Divests Its Direct-to-Home Continuities Business in the US
Borders Group Divests International Businesses to ARW
Reader's Digest to Divest Several Assets to Imagine Nation Books
Three Canadian Publishing Imprints Merge
Cappelens Forlag and Damm & Son Merge to Create Cappelen Damm AS
Ingenta Publishing Merges with VISTA International
Macmillan Acquires Frank Brothers
CFM Religion Publishing Takes Over Benziger and Resources for Christian Living
Houghton Acquires Certain Harcourt Businesses to Form Global Publishing Major
Pearson Acquires Some of Harcourt’s Business Operations
1105 MEDIA TAKES OVER FEDERAL EMPLOYEES NEWS DIGEST
Kappa Investment Announces Acquisition of Stake in Bendon Publishing
Shutterfly Acquires Ownership of Make It About Me
Summit Business Media Takes Over Agent Media
Amazon.com Completes Acquisition of Brilliance Audio
Shine Holdings Takes Over Alpaca
Ripplewood Holdings Acquires Reader’s Digest Association
Perseus Books Group Acquires PGW
TigerPress Acquires Van Volumes
Quarto Group Completes Acquisition of Motor Books International
Ediouro Takes Over Nova Aguilar
Cooper Square Publishing Completes Northland Publishing Acquisition
Egmont Serieforlaget Takes Over Rasmus Klump ApS
Rizzoli International Completes Hugh Lauter Levin Associates Acquisition
Editis to Acquire Gründ Publishing
R.R. Donnelley Acquires Von Hoffmann from Visant Corporation
Profile Books Takes Over Serpent’s Tail
New Harbinger Publications Takes Over Instant Help Books
Apax and OMERS Acquire Assets of Thomson Learning and Nelson Canada
Bertram Capital Takes Over Author Solutions
Author Solutions Takes Over iUniverse
Hachette Announces Acquisition of PIKA
News Corporation Acquires Dow Jones
Aschehoug Completes Acquisition of Forlagene to Form a Publishing Major
edel Music Takes Over Pabel-Moewig Verlag Book Unit
Objetiva to Take Over Martin Claret
EMC Takes Over Lawrenceville Press
Forma Publishing to Take Over Damm Forlag from Egmont
Perseus Acquires Avalon Publishing Group
The Riverside Takes Over Media Source
Jones and Bartlett Announces Acquisition of Sandra Smith’s NCLEX Review Books
Saraiva Takes Over Pigmento
Globe Pequot Completes Acquisition of Footprint Books
Incisive Media Purchases ALM Media
Quadrangle Capital Takes Over Dennis Publishing
John Wiley & Sons Acquires Blackwell Publishing
Editis Acquires Paraschool to Foray into Interactive Publishing
Fulcrum Concludes Acquisition of Speck Press
Universal Map Group Takes Over Universal Map Enterprises
MacMillan to Acquire Angel Estrada’s Textbook Business
Editis Completes Acquisition of De Boeck Group
LVMH to Take Over Les Echos
Random House Acquires Controlling Interest in Virgin Books
Bertelsmann Purchases Stake from Time Warner
Lone Pine Capital Announces Acquisition of Minority Stake in Dogan Yavin
Citigroup Enhances Stake in Macmillan India
Seven Seas and Tor Books Form JV for Manga Titles
Quincy Jones Joins Forces with Robert Thorne to form Quincy Jones Enterprise
Four Publishers in Spain Form a Joint Venture, Books4Pocket
Random House and Sylvan Enter into Publishing Partnership
ICF Designates AuthorHouse® as Official Resource Partner
Thieme Inks Publisher Partnership Agreement with ebrary
Blurb Enters into Partnership with SmugMug
Williams Lea Enters into Exclusive Partnership with Reader’s Digest
Pubnet Inks Multi-Year Deal with BookNet Canada
Wiley-Blackwell Inks Co-Publication Agreement with ISTE
Oregon Catholic Press and IBS Sign Agreement over ‘IBS Bookmaster’
Arbor Books Allies with BeaconOne Insurance
Bridgetech Chooses Harvard as Content Provider for Its Website
Martin Nutraceuticals Procures Purchase Order from Chapters
Grand Central Acquires Self-Published Controversial Novel, America Libre
Del Rey Manga Acquires MAKE 5 WISHES
HarperCollins Acquires Rights to ‘Bright Shiny Morning’
Walden and Penguin Young Readers Group Acquire Rights to Ingrid Law’s ‘Savvy’
Hachette Book Group Signs Agreement with RR Donnelley to Produce Trade Books
USA Today Inks Deals with Book Publishers
Scholastic Bags Global Rights to HOTLANTA
PS Publishing Obtains the Rights to Publish ‘The Language of Dying’
Chinese Publisher Acquires Rights to Vlad Dracula
Romanian Publisher Acquires Rights to Sixth Sense
Scholastic Wins Publishing Rights to Meg Cabot Works
Harcourt Secures Rights to Publish Two New Books
Kaplan Enters, Extends, and Expands a Distribution Agreement
Ravenous Romance Launches on the Virtual Horizon
Xinhua Media to Introduce Digital Interactive Multimedia Publishing Platform
Random House to Introduce New Imprint
IIL Publishing New York Goes for Online Expansion
Perseus to Downsize Operations Following Acquisition of Avalon Publishing

4. PRODUCT LAUNCHES/INNOVATIONS

Hyperion to Launch Two New Non-Fiction Books
Xlibris Announces Release of ‘The Quest Book I’
Scholastic to Release Paperback Edition of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Xlibris Announces Release of ‘Pakrat Bill’
Zondervan Announces Release of Sarah Palin Biography
Business Plus Announces Publication of New Mike Krzyzewski Book
RSC Publishing Releases ‘Molecules of Murder’
‘The Ellipse’ Hits Book Shelves
Silver Dolphin Books Rolls Out New Spring Titles
Delaware North Companies Releases Cookbook
Balinese-Indonesian-English Dictionary to be Launched in Singapore
Scholastic Library Rolls out Science Behind the Scenes™
HarperCollins and Neopets to Roll Out a New Series of Books
Tokyopop and Kaplan Partnership Publishes Vocabulary-Building Manga Series
Scholastic to Introduce Goosebumps HorrorLand™
HarperSanFrancisco and NCC Launch NRSV Bible
Scholastic to Release ‘The 39 Clues’
SCLG Unveils “Spy & Medical Files”, Science Behind theScenes, Wicked History
Dabel Brothers to Publish Dean Koontz Story in Comic Book Form
Scribner to Publish Steve Martin's New Book
Blurb Releases BookSmart™ 1.7 Beta Version
Black Box Releases Its Latest Big Book

5. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

Arcade Publishing, Inc. (USA)
Avalon Publishing Group, Inc (USA)
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (USA)
Bertelsmann AG (Germany)
Random House, Inc. (USA)
Cambridge University Press (USA)
Grupo Planeta (Spain)
Harcourt, Inc. (USA)
HarperCollins Publishers (USA)
Houghton Mifflin Company (USA)
Hachette Book Group USA
Informa PLC (UK)
Taylor & Francis Group Ltd (UK)
John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (USA)
Macmillan Publishers Ltd (UK)
McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. (USA)
Pearson PLC (UK)
Penguin Group, Inc. (US)
Reed Elsevier Group PLC (UK)
Scholastic, Inc. (USA)
Simon & Schuster, Inc. (US)
Shogakukan, Inc. (Japan)
Shueisha, Inc. (Japan)
Thomson Reuters (US)
W. W. Norton & Company (USA)
Wolters Kluwer (The Netherlands)

6. MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 4. Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Region – USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. Global Historic Review for Book Publishing by Region – USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. Global 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America For Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Consumer Books by Region – USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 8. Global Historic Review for Consumer Books by Region – USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. Global 10-Year Perspective for Consumer Books by Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America For Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Text Books by Region – USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 11. Global Historic Review for Text Books by Region – USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. Global 10-Year Perspective for Text Books by Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America For Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 13. Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Professional Books by Region – USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. Global Historic Review for Professional Books by Region – USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. Global 10-Year Perspective for Professional Books by Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America For Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Key Trends & Issues
Impact of the Recession: Eliciting Mixed Responses
Book Publishing in US: A Backgrounder

Table 16. Leading Players in the US Book Publishing Market (2008): Percentage Breakdown of Sales for Pearson Plc, Houghton Mifflin Company, The Mc Graw-Hill Companies, Scholastic Corp., Bertelsmann AG (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Educational Books: Going Strong…
Juvenile Books
Print-on-Demand Titles on the Rise
Publishing for Hispanic Community Turns Lucrative
Over Production Haunts the Domestic Book Publishing Industry
Paperback Sales Up in 2006
Publishers Eye Niche Categories
Distribution Problems Dog Independent Publishers
DIY Publishing & Ghostwriting Services: A Boon to New Authors
The Rise of Technology in the Publishing Industry
Market Share Statistics

Table 17. Leading Publishers in the US Higher Education Market (2006): Percentage Breakdown of Market Shares for Pearson, Thomson, McGraw Hill, Houghton Mifflin, John Wiley, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. US Higher Education Market (2006): Percentage Breakdown of Book Sales by Subject Category - Business, Mathematics, Biology, Computers, English, Education, Accounting, Psychology, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. US Book Publishing Market (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales of Books by Distribution Channel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 20. US Book Publishing Market (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales by Book Genre - Mystery/Detective, Romance, Science Fiction, Religion, Bio/Autobio, General Fiction, Espionage/Thriller, Cooking, History, Fantasy, Graphic Novels, Health & Fitness, Business/ Economics, Horror/Occult, Computer, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. US Exports of Books (2006): Percentage Breakdown of Export Value by Destination Country - Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Japan, Mexico, and Others. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. US Book Publishing Market (1982 & 2002): Percentage of Individuals Involved in Literary Reading by Age Group - 18-24years, 25-34years, 35-44years, 45-54years, 55-64years, 65-74years, and Above 75 years (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Developments
Product Launches
Key Players

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 23. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books (Adult, Juvenile, Religious, Mass-Market Paperbacks, and Others) Text Books (Elementary & High School Books, and College Books) & Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 24. US Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books (Adult, Juvenile, Religious, Mass-Market Paperbacks, and Others) Text Books (Elementary & High School Books, and College Books); and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005(includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. US 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books (Adult, Juvenile, Religious, Mass-Market Paperbacks, and Others) Text Books (Elementary & High School Books, and College Books) and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. CANADA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 26. Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. Canadian Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 28. Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. JAPAN

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview
A Primer
Top 10 Best Sellers in the Japanese Book Publishing Market (2005)
Market Structure

Table 29. Leading Players in the Japanese Book Publishing Market (2006): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Shogakukan, Kodansha, Shueisha, Kadokawa, Gakken, Gyosei, NikkeiBP, Zenrin, Kobunsha, Bungeishunju, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Retail Scenario
Manga Publications: The Industry’s Saving Grace
Industry’s Best Practices
Leveraging the Internet
Rightful Blend of Media for Effective Marketing
Publication of Online Content in Print Format
Strategic Corporate Development
Key Players

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 30. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 31. Japanese Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA (EMEA)

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview
Strategic Corporate Developments
Key Players

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 33. EMEA Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Region/Country – France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia, and Rest of EMEA Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34. EMEA Historic Review for Book Publishing by Region/Country – France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia, and Rest of EMEA Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 35. EMEA Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36. EMEA Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 37. EMEA 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Russia, and Rest of EMEA for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. EMEA 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A.FRANCE

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Statistical Findings

Table 39. French Book Publishing Market (2004): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Distribution Channel - Chain Bookstores, Mass Market & Grocery, and Independent Bookstores (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 40. French Book Publishing Market (2003): Percentage Breakdown of Sales by Category - Literature, Sciences, Practical Books, Education, Children's Books, Dictionaries & Encyclopedias, Comics, Art, Biography & Current Affairs, Religion, and Reference Books (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 41. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 42. French Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 43. French 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B.GERMANY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 44. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 45. German Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 46. German 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C.THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview
Consumer Profile
Present Scenario
The State of Price Wars
Sale of Textbooks Continues Unabated
The Retail Scenario: The Challenges & Opportunities
Direct Online Selling Casts a Long Shadow of Worry on Traditional Retailers
High Street Retailing Under Siege
What Does It Take to Survive in the Marketplace?
Where Do the Opportunities Lie?
Other Market Issues
Book Rights
VAT (Value Added Tax)
Market Share Statistics

Table 47. UK Book Publishing Market (2007): Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Publishers - Hachette Livre, Bertelsmann, Pearson, News Corp., Holtzbrinck, Bloomsbury, Oxford University Press, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 48. UK Book Publishing Market (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales of Books by Retail Channel (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 49. Leading School Textbook Publishers in the UK (2007): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Letts Educational, Coordination Group, Nelson Thornes, Pearson, Harper Collins, OUP, Hachette Livre, Bloombury, Cambridge UP, Schofield & Sims (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)


B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 50. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 51. UK Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 52. UK 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D.ITALY

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview
Reading Patterns

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 53. Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 54. Italian Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 55. Italian 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E.SPAIN

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 56. Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 57. Spanish Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 58. Spanish 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4F.RUSSIA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 59. Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 60. Russian Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 61. Russian 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4G.REST OF EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST & AFRICA (EMEA)

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Focus On Select Markets
Belgium
Current Trends
Market Competition
Regulatory Environment
Austria
Greece
Market Structure
Future Prospects
Regulatory Environment
Turkey
Issue of Piracy
Publishers’ Associations
Major Competitors
Czech Republic
Regulations
Encouraging Readership
Romania
Ukraine
Israel

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 62. Rest of EMEA Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 63. Rest of EMEA Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 64. Rest of EMEA 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. ASIA PACIFIC

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview
Strategic Corporate Developments
Product Launch

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 65. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Region/Country – China, Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 66. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Book Publishing by Region/Country – China, Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 67. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 68. Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 69. Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for China, Korea, and Rest of Asia-Pacific for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 70. Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5A.CHINA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview
Growth Drivers
Market for Textbooks Continues to Evolve
The Heavy Hand of the Government
Regulations
Web-Based Publishing Takes its Toll
What Ails Free Flow of Foreign Direct Investment?
Impact of China’s Accession into WTO
Growth of Underground Publishing Operations: A Major Threat
Collaboration With Foreign Counterparts
Retailing Trends
Publishers: A Peek into Who’s Who

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 71. Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 72. Chinese Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 73. Chinese 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5B.KOREA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
e-Book Market On the Rise
Corporate Initiatives

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 74. Korean Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 75. Korean Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 76. Korean 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5C.REST OF ASIA PACIFIC

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Focus on Select Markets
India
Market Structure
Growth Drivers
Gulf: A Strong Export Market for India
International Publishers Eye India
Indian Books Enjoy Significant Exports
Quality of Indian Printing/ Publishing Propel Demand for Outsourced Content from India
English Books: Here Lies the Opportunities!

Table 77. Indian Book Publishing Market (2004): Percentage Breakdown of Books Published by Language - Hindi, English, Tamil, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Malayalam, Gujarati, Urdu, and Kannada (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Audio Book Market to Record Significant Growth 2008
Innovative Marketing Strategies Help Score Gains
Australia
New Zealand
Singapore
The Philippines
Taiwan
Thailand
Strategic Corporate Development

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 78. Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 79. Rest of Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 80. Rest of Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6. LATIN AMERICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Strategic Corporate Developments

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 81. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Region/Country – Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 82. Latin American Historic Review for Book Publishing by Region/Country – Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 83. Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 84. Latin American Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 85. Latin American 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Region/Country – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Brazil, Mexico, and Rest of Latin America for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 86. Latin American 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6A.BRAZIL

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 87. Brazilian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 88. Brazilian Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 89. Brazilian 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6B.MEXICO

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Market Overview

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 90. Mexican Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 91. Mexican Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 92. Mexican 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6C.REST OF LATIN AMERICA

A. MARKET ANALYSIS

Outlook
Columbia
Strategic Corporate Development

B. MARKET ANALYTICS

Table 93. Rest of Latin American Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 94. Rest of Latin American Historic Review for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Consumer Books, Text Books and Professional Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 95. Rest of Latin American 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Product Segment – Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books for Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE
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