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Book Publishing in the UK

This 11 page report analyses the book publishing industry in the United Kingdom (UK). In addition to providing key data and analysis on industry size and structure it also looks at current trends, deal activity and the outlook for the sector in the UK.

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Companies mentioned

Bertelsmann, Random House Penguin, Hachette UK, News Corporation, HarperCollins, Oxford University Press, Bloomsbury Publishing, Simon & Schuster, Informa, Cambridge University Press, Pearson, Holzbrinck, Quarto Group, Haynes Publishing


Industry Size/Structure Revenue Analysis Competitive environment
Deal Activity
Table of Figures
Figure 1. Book Publishing in the UK, industry revenue (2012-14)
Figure 2. Book Publishing in the UK, books revenue by type (2013-14)
Figure 3. Book Publishing in the UK, consumer spending on books (2012-14)
Figure 4. Book Publishing in the UK, revenue by category of books (2012-14)
Figure 5. Book Publishing in the UK, Share of revenue by distribution channel (2012-14)
Figure 6. Book Publishing in the UK, Share of revenue by player (2012-14)
Figure 7. Book Publishing in the UK, No of book titles (2010-13)
Figure 8. Book Publishing in the UK, No of book titles by category (2010-13)
Figure 9. Book Publishing in the UK, major players
Figure 10. Book Publishing in the UK, deal activity

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