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Books in Japan

Books in Japan

Summary

Books in Japan industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2013-17, and forecast to 2022). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

synopsis

Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Japan books market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

Key Highlights

  • 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 such as tablets. The market is valued at retail selling price (RSP) with any currency conversions calculated using constant annual average 2017 exchange rates.
  • The Japanese books market had total revenues of $6.6bn in 2017, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -1.6% between 2013 and 2017.
  • The physical segment was the market's most lucrative in 2017, with total revenues of $5.6bn, equivalent to 84% of the market's overall value.
  • The ageing population and declining number of students will become a larger problem with time.
Scope
  • Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the books market in Japan
  • Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the books market in Japan
  • 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 Japan books market with five year forecasts
Reasons to buy
  • What was the size of the Japan books market by value in 2017?
  • What will be the size of the Japan books market in 2022?
  • What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the Japan books market?
  • How has the market performed over the last five years?
  • What are the main segments that make up Japan's books market?


Executive Summary 2
Market value 2
Market value forecast 2
Category segmentation 2
Geography segmentation 2
Market rivalry 2
Market Overview 7
Market definition 7
Market analysis 7
Market Data 9
Market value 9
Market Segmentation 10
Category segmentation 10
Geography segmentation 11
Market Outlook 12
Market value forecast 12
Five Forces Analysis 13
Summary 13
Buyer power 14
Supplier power 15
New entrants 17
Threat of substitutes 18
Degree of rivalry 19
Leading Companies 21
Amazon.com, Inc. 21
Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd. 24
Kinokuniya Company Ltd. 25
Maruzen Junkudo bookstore Co., ltd. 26
Macroeconomic Indicators 27
Country data 27
Methodology 29
Industry associations 30
Related MarketLine research 30
Appendix 31
About MarketLine 31
List of Tables
Table 1: Japan books market value: $ million, 2013-17
Table 2: Japan books market category segmentation: $ million, 2017
Table 3: Japan books market geography segmentation: $ million, 2017
Table 4: Japan books market value forecast: $ million, 2017-22
Table 5: Amazon.com, Inc.: key facts
Table 6: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financials ($)
Table 7: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financial ratios
Table 8: Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd.: key facts
Table 9: Kinokuniya Company Ltd.: key facts
Table 10: Maruzen Junkudo bookstore Co., ltd.: key facts
Table 11: Japan size of population (million), 2013-17
Table 12: Japan gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2013-17
Table 13: Japan gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2013-17
Table 14: Japan inflation, 2013-17
Table 15: Japan consumer price index (absolute), 2013-17
Table 16: Japan exchange rate, 2013-17
List of Figures
Figure 1: Japan books market value: $ million, 2013-17
Figure 2: Japan books market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2017
Figure 3: Japan books market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2017
Figure 4: Japan books market value forecast: $ million, 2017-22
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the books market in Japan, 2017
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the books market in Japan, 2017
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the books market in Japan, 2017
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the books market in Japan, 2017
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the books market in Japan, 2017
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the books market in Japan, 2017
Figure 11: Amazon.com, Inc.: revenues & profitability
Figure 12: Amazon.com, Inc.: assets & liabilities

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