Publishing in the United Kingdom industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2011-15, and forecast to 2020). 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 United Kingdom publishing market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.
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What was the size of the United Kingdom publishing market by value in 2015?
What will be the size of the United Kingdom publishing market in 2020?
What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United Kingdom publishing market?
How has the market performed over the last five years?
What are the main segments that make up the United Kingdom's publishing market?
The publishing market consists of books, newspaper and magazines segments.
The UK publishing market had total revenues of $13,399.7m in 2015, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -4.4% between 2011 and 2015.
The newspapers segment was the market's most lucrative in 2015, with total revenues of $5,538.5m, equivalent to 41.3% of the market's overall value.
The prospect of the UK publishing market is a very mixed picture. There have been significant shift from print newspapers to online publishing; however, a print only paper has arrived in February 2016 from the Trinity Mirror group. The hype for e-book is seemed to be slowing down in the UK with a negative growth rate in 2015 and UK leading bookstore Waterstone’s has ditched its cooperation with Amazon to sell Kindle and e-books due to “pitiful” sales figures. It could mean the promising return of the print books. Therefore, the general trend for the publishing market in the UK is downward as it is in most established markets in the West. However, there are certain section of the markets still perform very well.