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Analyzing the Publishing Industry in United States 2017

Analyzing the Publishing Industry in United States 2017

Book publishing in the United States has over the years expanded to an industry housing over 2,600 publishing houses and generating nearly $25 billion annually in revenue. America’s most famous publishing houses have borne witness to a transformation from private, family-owned firms to multinational media conglomerates.

With the advent of the World Wide Web and other advances in electronic publishing technology, the industry is on the brink of electronic revolution that is transforming the American economy. In recent years, the US publishing industry has generated $27.78 billion in net revenue, representing 2.71 billion in units (volume).

The US is home to by far the largest publishing industry, followed by China and Germany. The publishing industry’s lifeline is driven by the depth and range of titles and formats produced by publishers. Online booksellers, such as Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com, have left an indelible impact on the manner in which publishers market and sell books. After slightly declining in recent years, eBooks reached 3.8% revenue growth to an estimated $3.4 billion dollars. Paperbacks, which remain the most popular format, witnessed strong sales at $5 billion in previous years, the field of largest growth for the trade category was children & young adult books.

The overall newspaper industry on the other hand, has experienced better days in the US. Consumption of newspapers is believed to decline considerably. It is anticipated that by 2018, American consumers will only dedicate 12 daily minutes to the medium. In the avenue of digital platforms, digital consumption in the US newspaper market is parallel with global consumption.

In this industry scenario, Aruvian Research presents an analysis of the entire publishing industry in the United States in its research report Analyzing the Publishing Industry in United States 2017.

The report begins with an analysis of the Global Publishing Industry and moves on to analyze the US publishing industry through an industry overview, market growth analysis by value, industry segmentation and an industry forecast up to 2020. Data analyzed in the report ranges from 2011 to 2020.

A Porter's Five Forces strategy analysis is undertaken on the US publishing industry and we look at the bargaining power of buyers and suppliers, competitive rivalry in the industry and the threat of new entrants and substitutes to the publishing industry in the US.

The publishing industry is segmented into the market for books and newspapers. Both these markets are analyzed through an industry definition, industry overview, market growth analysis by value and volume (for newspaper market), industry segmentation and an industry forecast.

Major industry players such as Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, Bertelsmann SE & Co., Lagardere, Gannett, Macmillan Publishers, and many others are analyzed through a corporate profile, financial analysis and a SWOT analysis."


A. Executive Summary
B. Introduction to the Global Publishing Industry
B.1 Industry Definition
B.2 Industry Overview
B.3 Market Growth Analysis
B.4 Industry Segmentation
B.5 Global Publishing Industry: Forecast
C. Publishing Industry in the United States
C.1 Industry Overview
C.2 Market Growth Analysis
C.3 Industry Segmentation
C.4 Industry Forecast
D. Publishing Industry in the United States: Porter’s Five Forces Strategy Analysis
D.1 Introduction
D.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers
D.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
D.4 Competitive Rivalry in the Industry
D.5 Threat of New Entrants
D.6 Threat of Substitutes
E. Market for Books in the United States
E.1 Industry Definition
E.2 Industry Overview
E.3 Market Growth Analysis
E.4 Industry Segmentation
E.5 Industry Forecast
F. Market for Newspapers in the United States
F.1 Industry Definition
F.2 Industry Overview
F.3 Market Growth Analysis
F.3.1 By Value
F.3.2 By Volume
F.4 Industry Segmentation
F.5 Industry Forecast
G. Analysis of Major Industry Players
G.1 Amazon.com, Inc.
G.1.1 Corporate Profile
G.1.2 Financial Analysis
G.1.3 SWOT Analysis
G.2 Barnes & Noble, Inc.
G.2.1 Corporate Profile
G.2.2 Financial Analysis
G.2.3 SWOT Analysis
G.3 Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA
G.3.1 Corporate Profile
G.3.2 Financial Analysis
G.3.3 SWOT Analysis
G.4 Lagardere SCA
G.4.1 Corporate Profile
G.4.2 Financial Analysis
G.4.3 SWOT Analysis
G.5 Pearson Plc
G.5.1 Corporate Profile
G.5.2 Financial Analysis
G.5.3 SWOT Analysis
G.6 Scholastic Corporation
G.6.1 Corporate Profile
G.6.2 Financial Analysis
G.6.3 SWOT Analysis
G.7 Time Warner Inc.
G.7.1 Corporate Profile
G.7.2 Financial Analysis
G.7.3 SWOT Analysis
G.8 Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
G.8.1 Corporate Profile
G.8.2 Financial Analysis
G.8.3 SWOT Analysis
G.9 Disney Publishing Worldwide
G.9.1 Corporate Profile
G.9.2 Financial Analysis
G.10 Gannett Co., Inc.
G.10.1 Corporate Profile
G.10.2 Financial Analysis
G.11 Macmillan Publishers Inc.
G.11.1 Corporate Profile
G.11.2 Financial Analysis
G.12 Medianews Group, Inc.
G.12.1 Corporate Profile
G.12.2 Financial Analysis
G.13 News Corporation
G.13.1 Corporate Profile
G.13.2 Financial Analysis
List of Figures
Figure 1: Growth of the Global Publishing Industry by Value (in USD Billion), 2011-2015
Figure 2: Segmentation of the Global Publishing Industry (in USD Billion), 2011-2015
Figure 3: Share of the Global Publishing Industry by Regions (%), 2015
Figure 4: Forecast of the Global Publishing Industry (in USD Billion), 2015-2020
Figure 5: Growth of the Publishing Industry in the US by Value (in USD Billion), 2011-2015
Figure 6: Segmentation of the Publishing Industry in the US (in USD Billion), 2011-2015
Figure 7: Share of the US in the Global Publishing Industry (%), 2015
Figure 8: Forecast of the Publishing Industry in the US (in USD Billion), 2015-2020
Figure 9: Porter’s Five Forces Strategy Analysis of the Publishing Industry in United States
Figure 10: Bargaining Power of Buyers in the US Publishing Industry
Figure 11: Bargaining Power of Suppliers in the US Publishing Industry
Figure 12: Competitive Rivalry in the US Publishing Industry
Figure 13: Threat of New Entrants to the US Publishing Industry
Figure 14: Threat of Substitutes to the US Publishing Industry
Figure 15: Growth of the Books Market in the US by Value (in USD Million), 2011-2015
Figure 16: Segmentation of the Books Market in the US (in Percentage Share of the Market) by Value, 2015
Figure 17: Share of the US in the Global Books Market (%), 2015
Figure 18: Forecast of the Books Market in the US (in USD Million), 2015-2020
Figure 19: Growth of the Newspaper Market in the US by Value (in USD Billion), 2011-2015
Figure 20: Growth of the Newspaper Market in the US by Volume (in Million Copies Sold), 2011-2015
Figure 21: Segmentation of the Newspaper Market in the US by Percentage Share of Value (%), 2015
Figure 22: Forecast of the Newspaper Market in the US (in USD Billion), 2015-2020
Figure 23: Forecast of the Newspaper Market in the US (in Million Copies), 2015-2020
Figure 24: Profitability and Revenues of Amazon.com, Inc. (in USD Million), 2011-2015
Figure 25: Profitability and Revenues of Barnes & Noble (in USD Million), 2011-2015
Figure 26: Profitability and Revenues of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA (in USD Million), 2010-2014
Figure 27: Profitability and Revenues of Time Warner Inc. (in USD Million), 2011-2015
Figure 28: Profitability and Revenues of Wal-Mart Stores (in USD Million), 2011-2015
Figure 29: Profitability and Revenues of Gannett Co., Inc. (in USD Million), 2011-2015
Figure 30: Profitability and Revenues of News Corporation (in USD Million), 2011-2015
List of Tables
Table 1: Growth of the Global Publishing Industry by Value (in USD Billion), 2011-2015
Table 2: Segmentation of the Global Publishing Industry (in Percentage Share of the Market) by Value, 2011-2015
Table 3: Segmentation of the Global Publishing Industry (in USD Billion), 2011-2015
Table 4: Share of the Global Publishing Industry by Regions (in USD Billion & %), 2015
Table 5: Forecast of the Global Publishing Industry (in USD Billion), 2015-2020
Table 6: Growth of the Publishing Industry in the US by Value (in USD Billion), 2011-2015
Table 7: Segmentation of the Publishing Industry in the US (in Percentage Share of the Market) by Value, 2011-2015
Table 8: Segmentation of the Publishing Industry in the US (in USD Billion), 2011-2015
Table 9: Share of the US in the Global Publishing Industry (in USD Billion & %), 2015
Table 10: Forecast of the Publishing Industry in the US (in USD Billion), 2015-2020
Table 11: Growth of the Books Market in the US by Value (in USD Million), 2011-2015
Table 12: Segmentation of the Books Market in the US (in USD Million & %), 2015
Table 13: Share of the US in the Global Books Market (in USD Million & %), 2015
Table 14: Forecast of the Books Market in the US (in USD Million), 2015-2020
Table 15: Growth of the Newspaper Market in the US by Value (in USD Billion), 2011-2015
Table 16: Growth of the Newspaper Market in the US by Volume (in Million Copies Sold and % Growth), 2011-2015
Table 17: Segmentation of the Newspaper Market in the US (in USD Billion & %), 2015
Table 18: Forecast of the Newspaper Market in the US (in USD Billion), 2015-2020
Table 19: Forecast of the Newspaper Market in the US (in Million Copies), 2015-2020
Table 20: Key Financials of Amazon.com, Inc. (in USD Million), 2011-2015
Table 21: Key Financials of Barnes & Noble (in USD Million), 2011-2015
Table 22: Key Financials of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA (in USD Million), 2010-2014
Table 23: Key Financials of Time Warner Inc. (in USD Million), 2011-2015
Table 24: Key Financials of Wal-Mart Stores (in USD Million), 2011-2015
Table 25: Key Financials of Gannett Co., Inc. (in USD Million), 2011-2015
Table 26: Key Financials of News Corporation (in USD Million), 2011-2015

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