Newspapers in Japan

Newspapers in Japan industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2010-14, and forecast to 2019). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Japan newspapers market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

  • The newspaper market is valued as the sum total of all revenues gained from the selling of newspapers including those gained through circulation, subscription (inc. online subscription), and advertising revenue. Newspaper volumes are defined as the average amount of daily newspapers which circulate per issue. Newspapers themselves are defined as paid-for, scheduled publications (therefore this profile excludes free newspapers and their respective circulations) containing articled information, single features, editorials, and advertising prepared prior but made pertinent to the day of publication. All currency conversions in this profile were carried out using constant 2014 average annual exchange rates.
  • The Japanese newspapers market had total revenues of $15.0bn in 2014, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -0.8% between 2010 and 2014.
  • Market volumes declined with a CARC of -2.7% between 2010 and 2014, to reach a total of 56,719.0 thousand units in 2014.
  • The performance of the market is forecast to decline further but at a slower pace, with an anticipated CARC of -0.2% for the five-year period 2014 - 2019, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $14.8bn by the end of 2019.

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Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the Japan economy

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Summary 2

Market value 2

Market value forecast 2

Market volume 2

Market volume forecast 2

Geography segmentation 2

Market rivalry ...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Summary 2

Market value 2

Market value forecast 2

Market volume 2

Market volume forecast 2

Geography segmentation 2

Market rivalry 2

Market Overview 7

Market definition 7

Market analysis 7

Market Data 8

Market value 8

Market volume 9

Market Segmentation 10

Geography segmentation 10

Market Outlook 11

Market value forecast 11

Market volume forecast 12

Five Forces Analysis 13

Summary 13

Buyer power 14

Supplier power 15

New entrants 16

Threat of substitutes 17

Degree of rivalry 18

Leading Companies 19

The Asahi Shimbun Company 19

Chunichi Shimbun Co., Ltd. 20

The Mainichi Newspapers Co., Ltd. 21

The Yomiuri Shimbun Holdings 22

Macroeconomic Indicators 23

Country Data 23

Methodology 25

Industry associations 26

Related MarketLine research 26

Appendix 27

About MarketLine 27

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: Japan newspapers market value: $ billion, 2010–14 8

Table 2: Japan newspapers market volume: million units, 2010–14 9

Table 3: Japan newspapers market geography segmentation: $ billion, 2014 10

Table 4: Japan newspapers market value forecast: $ billion, 2014–19 11

Table 5: Japan newspapers market volume forecast: million units, 2014–19 12

Table 6: The Asahi Shimbun Company: key facts 19

Table 7: Chunichi Shimbun Co., Ltd.: key facts 20

Table 8: The Mainichi Newspapers Co., Ltd.: key facts 21

Table 9: The Yomiuri Shimbun Holdings: key facts 22

Table 10: Japan size of population (million), 2010–14 23

Table 11: Japan gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2010–14 23

Table 12: Japan gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2010–14 23

Table 13: Japan inflation, 2010–14 24

Table 14: Japan consumer price index (absolute), 2010–14 24

Table 15: Japan exchange rate, 2010–14 24

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: Japan newspapers market value: $ billion, 2010–14 8

Figure 2: Japan newspapers market volume: million units, 2010–14 9

Figure 3: Japan newspapers market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2014 10

Figure 4: Japan newspapers market value forecast: $ billion, 2014–19 11

Figure 5: Japan newspapers market volume forecast: million units, 2014–19 12

Figure 6: Forces driving competition in the newspapers market in Japan, 2014 13

Figure 7: Drivers of buyer power in the newspapers market in Japan, 2014 14

Figure 8: Drivers of supplier power in the newspapers market in Japan, 2014 15

Figure 9: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the newspapers market in Japan, 2014 16

Figure 10: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the newspapers market in Japan, 2014 17

Figure 11: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the newspapers market in Japan, 2014 18

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