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Books, News and Stationery Retailing in Belgium – Market Summary & Forecasts; Comprehensive overview of the market, consumer, and competitive context, with retail sales value and forecasts to 2020

Books, News and Stationery Retailing in Belgium – Market Summary & Forecasts; Comprehensive overview of the market, consumer, and competitive context, with retail sales value and forecasts to 2020

Summary

With a share of 3.5% of overall retail, the market for books, news, and stationery reached EUR62.43 billion in 2015. Furthermore, the market is forecast to decline at a CAGR of -0.35% over the next five years, to reach a sales value of EUR2.39 billion in 2020. Spend per head on books, news, and stationery will decrease at a CAGR of -0.8% during the next five years.

Key Findings

  • E-books are slowly gaining traction in the country due to their convenience and are getting popular among the young age groups
  • The market is dominated by the domestic players
  • Online spending on books, news, and stationery is anticipated to increase at a CAGR of 7.24% for 2015-2020.
Synopsis

“Books, News and Stationery Retailing in Belgium – Market Summary & Forecasts” is a detailed sector report providing a comprehensive analysis of the emerging trends, forecasts and opportunities to 2020.

What else does this report offer?
  • A thorough analysis of consumer trends changing economic and population factors
  • Both qualitative and quantitative insights and analysis of the shifting books, news and stationery retail dynamics for printed media, stationery and cards from 2010 to 2020
  • Sales of books, news and stationery products through the following channels from 2010 to 2020: Music, video, book, stationery and entertainment software specialists; convenience stores (including Independents) and gas stations; online; other specialist retailers; hypermarkets, supermarkets and hard-discounters; cash and carries and warehouse clubs; value, variety stores and general merchandise retailers; department stores; other general and non-specialist direct retailers
  • An overview of key books, news and stationery retailers operating across Belgium and their presence across distribution channels
Reasons To Buy
  • Gain a comprehensive knowledge on books, news and stationery sector in the Belgium retail market and develop a competitive advantage from the start of your supply chain
  • Investigate current and forecast behaviour trends in books, news and stationery category to identify the best opportunities to exploit
  • Analyze the recommended actions to align your marketing strategies with the crucial trends influencing the consumer behaviour
  • Understand the fastest growing categories including printed media and stationery and cards, with insights on performance across key channels from 2010, with forecasts until 2020
  • Explore novel opportunities that will allow you to align your product offerings and strategies to meet demand by analyzing the vital economic and population trends, key consumer and technology trends influencing the books, news and stationery market
  • Analysis of key international and domestic players operating in the books, news and stationery market – including store counts and revenues that give you a competitive edge - identify opportunities to improve your market share


  • Introduction
    • What is this Report About?
  • Executive Summary & Outlook
  • Market Context
    • A steadily growing economy with opportunities for retailers
      • A modest recovery in the economy, indicates a gradual improvement in retail spending
      • Stable savings rate shows a consistency in retail consumption
      • Service remains the dominant sector for employment
      • Improving labor market set to drive retail spending
      • Improving inflation level may influence retail sales growth
      • Household consumption expenditure is set to grow with a rise in income
    • Balanced demography and social rise in the economy will favor retail market
  • Belgian Shoppers
    • Belgium E- Commerce- A poised domestic market
    • Belgian food and grocery retailing and changing market leaders
    • Belgium- The land of fashion
    • Increasing inbound tourists offering growth opportunities in retail sector
  • Doing Business in Belgium
    • Summary
      • Bureaucracy
      • Business culture
      • Geography
      • Infrastructure and logistics
    • Key taxation policies
    • Belgian tax break is now termed illegal by the European Union
  • Retail – Product Sectors
    • Product Sector Analysis
      • Books, News, and Stationery
    • Books, News and Stationery Category Overview
      • Books, News and Stationery by Channel
        • Table Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2010–2015
        • Table Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales Forecast (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2015–2020
        • Table Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2010–2015
        • Table Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2015–2020
        • Table Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Segmentation (% value), by Channel Group, 2010–2020
      • Books, News and Stationery by Category
        • Table Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales (EUR mn), by Category 2010–2015
        • Table Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales Forecast (EUR mn), by Category 2015–2020
        • Table Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Category 2010–2015
        • Table Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Category 2015–2020
        • Table Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Segmentation (% value), by Category, 2010–2020
    • Books, News and Stationery Category Analysis
      • Printed Media
        • Table Belgium Printed Media Retail Sales (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2010–2015
        • Table Belgium Printed Media Retail Sales Forecast (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2015–2020
        • Table Belgium Printed Media Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2010–2015
        • Table Belgium Printed Media Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2015–2020
        • Table Belgium Printed Media Retail Segmentation, by Channel Group, 2010–2020
      • Stationery and Cards
        • Table Belgium Stationery and Cards Retail Sales (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2010–2015
        • Table Belgium Stationery and Cards Retail Sales Forecast (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2015–2020
        • Table Belgium Stationery and Cards Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2010–2015
        • Table Belgium Stationery and Cards Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2015–2020
        • Table Belgium Stationery and Cards Retail Segmentation, by Channel Group, 2010–2020
    • Major Retailers
      • Books, News, and Stationery
        • Table Key Books, News, and Stationery Retailers in Belgium
  • Appendix
    • Definitions
      • This report provides 2014 actual sales; while forecasts are provided for 2015 – 2019
        • Table Belgium Exchange Rate EUR–US$ (Annual Average), 2009–2014
        • Table Belgium Exchange Rate EUR–US$ (Annual Average), 2015–2019
        • Table Verdict Retail Channel Definitions
        • Table Verdict Retail Category Definitions
    • Summary Methodology
      • Overview
      • The triangulated market sizing method
      • Industry surveys in the creation of retail market data
      • Quality control and standardized processes
    • About Verdict Retail
    • Disclaimer

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