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Consumer books have been called ‘analog’ in the digital age, but books are ubiquitous, inexpensive and continue to feed the entertainment and information needs of people around the world centuries after the printing press was invented.

It is safe to say the market isn’t thought of very much by most adults: they think about books one at a time or not at all. Even though a print book today looks very much like one that had been purchased decades earlier, a perfect storm of changes has been affecting the market and every player in it: From Random House to the random one-man publisher, everyone in the industry feels the pressures of printing and distribution costs, an image problem of being perceived as ‘old fashioned’ in a wired world, and a public which seems increasingly scatterbrained and distracted to even think about picking up a book.

Those points may make the book market and its problems look simple, but there are a lot of questions pertaining to the future of the book: How many consumers actually buy books and what are they purchasing? What effect are electronic books having on the market? What is the impact of retailers such as Target and Wal-mart having on books? Are independent booksellers and giants like Barnes & Noble really on the way out or does the future of books include those entities?

The best way to understand this surprisingly complicated marketplace is to use information that is bias-free, independent, and up-to-date, and our intelligence is all three.

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Books Industry Research & Market Reports

  • Amazon Best Sellers Tracker: Book (France, July 2017)

    ...and countries on the Amazon websites. This service has been launched in October 2013 and represents the only benchmark available for Amazon. Amazon operates the most professional online marketplace in the world. Neither FMCG companies ... Read More

  • Amazon Best Sellers Tracker: Libro (Spain, July 2017)

    ...and countries on the Amazon websites. This service has been launched in October 2013 and represents the only benchmark available for Amazon. Amazon operates the most professional online marketplace in the world. Neither FMCG companies ... Read More

  • Amazon Best Sellers Tracker: Book (Canada, July 2017)

    ...and countries on the Amazon websites. This service has been launched in October 2013 and represents the only benchmark available for Amazon. Amazon operates the most professional online marketplace in the world. Neither FMCG companies ... Read More

  • Amazon Best Sellers Tracker: Book (United States, July 2017)

    ...categories and countries on the Amazon websites. This service has been launched in October 2013 and represents the only benchmark available for Amazon. Amazon operates the most professional online marketplace in the world. Neither FMCG ... Read More

  • Amazon Best Sellers Tracker: Book (United Kingdom, July 2017)

    ...categories and countries on the Amazon websites. This service has been launched in October 2013 and represents the only benchmark available for Amazon. Amazon operates the most professional online marketplace in the world. Neither FMCG ... Read More

  • Amazon Best Sellers Tracker: Book (Germany, July 2017)

    ...and countries on the Amazon websites. This service has been launched in October 2013 and represents the only benchmark available for Amazon. Amazon operates the most professional online marketplace in the world. Neither FMCG companies ... Read More

  • Bookstores

    ...in the US), as well as Fnac Darty (France), Indigo Books & Music (Canada), Kinokuniya (Japan), Page One (China), Thalia (Germany), and WHSmith (UK). Annual sales of books worldwide are about $120 billion, according to ... Read More

  • Publishing

    ...companies include Advance Publications, Hallmark, News Corp, and Thomson Reuters (all based in the US), as well as Axel Springer (Germany), Lagardère (France), and Pearson and RELX Group (both in the UK). The global publishing ... Read More

  • Amazon Best Sellers Tracker: Libro (Italy, July 2017)

    ...and countries on the Amazon websites. This service has been launched in October 2013 and represents the only benchmark available for Amazon. Amazon operates the most professional online marketplace in the world. Neither FMCG companies ... Read More

  • Media: Global Books and Magazines Retailers

    ...outlet number outlets, employees figures, address details and management information. Annual figures officially published by the retailers themselves is included in turnover. 2 sources provide reliable data we use these to make estimates, when official ... Read More

  • Book Stores in the US - Industry Market Research Report

    ...to experience decline. While demand for bookstore merchandise has fallen, consumers have not ceased purchasing books altogether. Rising external competition and mass adoption of less expensive e-books have dampened profitability, driving many operators out of ... Read More

  • Book Publishers

    ...McGraw-Hill Education, Thomson Reuters, and Wiley, as well as Penguin Random House (based in the US, but owned by German media firm Bertelsmann), Pearson (the UK), Reed Elsevier (the UK and the Netherlands), and Wolters ... Read More

  • Amazon Best Sellers Tracker: Book (France, June 2017)

    ...and countries on the Amazon websites. This service has been launched in October 2013 and represents the only benchmark available for Amazon. Amazon operates the most professional online marketplace in the world. Neither FMCG companies ... Read More

  • Amazon Best Sellers Tracker: Book (United States, June 2017)

    ...categories and countries on the Amazon websites. This service has been launched in October 2013 and represents the only benchmark available for Amazon. Amazon operates the most professional online marketplace in the world. Neither FMCG ... Read More

  • Amazon Best Sellers Tracker: Book (Germany, June 2017)

    ...and countries on the Amazon websites. This service has been launched in October 2013 and represents the only benchmark available for Amazon. Amazon operates the most professional online marketplace in the world. Neither FMCG companies ... Read More

  • Amazon Best Sellers Tracker: Libro (Italy, June 2017)

    ...and countries on the Amazon websites. This service has been launched in October 2013 and represents the only benchmark available for Amazon. Amazon operates the most professional online marketplace in the world. Neither FMCG companies ... Read More

  • Amazon Best Sellers Tracker: Book (Canada, June 2017)

    ...and countries on the Amazon websites. This service has been launched in October 2013 and represents the only benchmark available for Amazon. Amazon operates the most professional online marketplace in the world. Neither FMCG companies ... Read More

  • Amazon Best Sellers Tracker: Libro (Spain, June 2017)

    ...and countries on the Amazon websites. This service has been launched in October 2013 and represents the only benchmark available for Amazon. Amazon operates the most professional online marketplace in the world. Neither FMCG companies ... Read More

  • Amazon Best Sellers Tracker: Book (United Kingdom, June 2017)

    ...categories and countries on the Amazon websites. This service has been launched in October 2013 and represents the only benchmark available for Amazon. Amazon operates the most professional online marketplace in the world. Neither FMCG ... Read More

  • Global Book Paper Industry Market Research Report 2017

    ...and forecasts are provided for the period 2017 through 2022. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The global market for Book Paper is expected to reach about 73417.83 Million USD by ... Read More

  • Book Wholesalers & Distributors (UK) - Industry Report

    ...THE BOOK SERVICE LTD and PUBLISHERS GROUP UK LTD. This report covers activities such as books, office supplies, furniture, education, print and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four ... Read More

  • Non-Fiction Book Publishers (UK) - Industry Report

    ...SCHUSTER (UK) LTD and GUILD OF MASTER CRAFTSMAN PUBLICATIONS LTD. This report covers activities such as books, history, publisher, publishing, education and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four ... Read More

  • Contract Publishing (UK) - Industry Report

    ...GTI MEDIA LTD. This report covers activities such as publishing, magazines, digital, contract publishing, apps and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. Plimsoll Publishing’s latest Contract Publishing ... Read More

  • Publishers (NORDIC) - Industry Report

    ...This report includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four years. Plimsoll Publishing’s latest Publishers (NORDIC) analysis is ideal for anyone wanting to: • See the market leaders • Identify ... Read More

  • Christian Books (UK) - Industry Report

    ...HUDSON PLC and CHRISTIAN FOCUS PUBLICATIONS LTD. This report covers activities such as christian books, christian bookshop, resources, christian resource, cd and includes a wealth of information on the financial trends over the past four ... Read More

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