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Books in Canada

34 Pages MarketLine April 30, 2014 SKU: MTLN5250160

Books in Canada


Books in Canada 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 Canada books market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

  • 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 Canadian books market had total revenues of $1.4bn in 2013, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -3.9% between 2009 and 2013.
  • The physical segment was the market's most lucrative in 2013, with total revenues of $1.2bn, equivalent to 85.0% of the market's overall value.
  • The performance of the market is forecast to decline even faster, with an anticipated CARC of -4.7% for the five-year period 2013 - 2018, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $1.1bn by the end of 2018.

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

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

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 Canada books market with five year forecasts

Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the Canada economy

Key Questions Answered

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

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

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

How has the market performed over the last five years?

What are the main segments that make up Canada's books market?

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Books in Canada

April 30, 2014

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