Publishing: Global Industry Guide

Publishing: Global Industry Guide

  • October 2015 •
  • 288 pages •
  • Report ID: 185031

Global Publishing industry guide provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2010-14, and forecast to 2019). The guide also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Features and benefits

* Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the global publishing market
* Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the global publishing market
* Leading company profiles reveal details of key publishing market players’ global operations and financial performance
* Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the global publishing market with five year forecasts
* Compares data from 14 countries globally, alongside individual chapters on each country.


The global publishing market had total revenue of $308.2bn in 2014, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -0.3% between 2010 and 2014.
The books segment was the market's most lucrative in 2014, with total revenue of $125.9bn, equivalent to 40.9% of the market's overall value.
With both the Europe and North America markets shrinking in recent years, the increase in the Asia- Pacific market can only manage to offset the global market to a state of stagnation.

Your key questions answered

* What was the size of the global publishing market by value in 2014?
* What will be the size of the global publishing market in 2019?
* What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the global publishing market?
* How has the market performed over the last five years?
* What are the main segments that make up the global publishing market?

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