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Books in the United States

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 20
Amazon.com, Inc. 20
Apple Inc 23
Barnes & Noble, Inc. 26
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 29
Macroeconomic Indicators 33
Country data 33
Methodology 35
Industry associations 36
Related MarketLine research 36
Appendix 37
About MarketLine 37
List of Tables
Table 1: United States books market value: $ million, 2013-17
Table 2: United States books market category segmentation: $ million, 2017
Table 3: United States books market geography segmentation: $ million, 2017
Table 4: United States books market value forecast: $ million, 2017-22
Table 5: Amazon.com, Inc.: key facts
Table 6: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financials ($)
Table 7: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financial ratios
Table 8: Apple Inc: key facts
Table 9: Apple Inc: key financials ($)
Table 10: Apple Inc: key financial ratios
Table 11: Barnes & Noble, Inc.: key facts
Table 12: Barnes & Noble, Inc.: key financials ($)
Table 13: Barnes & Noble, Inc.: key financial ratios
Table 14: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: key facts
Table 15: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: key financials ($)
Table 16: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: key financial ratios
Table 17: United States size of population (million), 2013-17
Table 18: United States gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2013-17
Table 19: United States gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2013-17
Table 20: United States inflation, 2013-17
Table 21: United States consumer price index (absolute), 2013-17
Table 22: United States exchange rate, 2013-17
List of Figures
Figure 1: United States books market value: $ million, 2013-17
Figure 2: United States books market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2017
Figure 3: United States books market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2017
Figure 4: United States books market value forecast: $ million, 2017-22
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the books market in the United States, 2017
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the books market in the United States, 2017
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the books market in the United States, 2017
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the books market in the United States, 2017
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the books market in the United States, 2017
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the books market in the United States, 2017
Figure 11: Amazon.com, Inc.: revenues & profitability
Figure 12: Amazon.com, Inc.: assets & liabilities
Figure 13: Apple Inc: revenues & profitability
Figure 14: Apple Inc: assets & liabilities
Figure 15: Barnes & Noble, Inc.: revenues & profitability
Figure 16: Barnes & Noble, Inc.: assets & liabilities
Figure 17: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: revenues & profitability
Figure 18: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.: assets & liabilities

Books in the United States

Summary

Books in the United States 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 United States 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 US books market had total revenues of $28.1bn in 2017, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.2% between 2013 and 2017.
  • The physical segment was the market's most lucrative in 2017, with total revenues of $25.2bn, equivalent to 89.8% of the market's overall value.
  • Market growth will be driven by continued interest in fiction and current affairs.
Scope
  • Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the books market in the United States
  • Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the books market in the United States
  • 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 United States books market with five year forecasts
Reasons to buy
  • What was the size of the United States books market by value in 2017?
  • What will be the size of the United States books market in 2022?
  • What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United States books market?
  • How has the market performed over the last five years?
  • What are the main segments that make up the United States's books market?


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