Books in the United Kingdom

Books in the United Kingdom industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2014-18, and forecast to 2023). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Key Highlights

The books market is comprised of the value of total retail sales of physical and digital books.

The UK books market had total revenues of $4,996.8m in 2018, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 3.2% between 2014 and 2018.

The performance of the market is forecast to accelerate, with an anticipated CAGR of 3.4% for the five-year period 2018 - 2023, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $5,917.8m by the end of 2023.

The UK remains the leading exporter of books globally. The low value of sterling has led to 3% growth, despite economic uncertainty.

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 Kingdom

- Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the books market in the United Kingdom

- 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 Kingdom books market with five year forecasts

Reasons to buy

- What was the size of the United Kingdom books market by value in 2018?

- What will be the size of the United Kingdom books market in 2023?

- What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United Kingdom books market?

- How has the market performed over the last five years?

- What are the main segments that make up the United Kingdom's books market?

Companies mentioned

Amazon.com, Inc.

Waterstones Booksellers Ltd

The Works Stores Ltd.

Amazon.com, Inc.

Waterstones Booksellers Ltd

The Works Stores Ltd.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Market value

Market value forecast

Category segmentation

Geography segmentation

Market rivalry

Market Overview

Market definition

Market analysis

Market Data

Market ...

Table of Contents

Executive Summary

Market value

Market value forecast

Category segmentation

Geography segmentation

Market rivalry

Market Overview

Market definition

Market analysis

Market Data

Market value

Market Segmentation

Category segmentation

Geography segmentation

Market Outlook

Market value forecast

Five Forces Analysis

Summary

Buyer power

Supplier power

New entrants

Threat of substitutes

Degree of rivalry

Leading Companies

Amazon.com, Inc.

Waterstones Booksellers Ltd

The Works Stores Ltd.

Macroeconomic Indicators

Country data

Methodology

Industry associations

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Appendix

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List of Tables

List of Tables

Table 1: United Kingdom books market value: $ million, 2014-18

Table 2: United Kingdom books market category segmentation: $ million, 2018

Table ...

List of Tables

Table 1: United Kingdom books market value: $ million, 2014-18

Table 2: United Kingdom books market category segmentation: $ million, 2018

Table 3: United Kingdom books market geography segmentation: $ million, 2018

Table 4: United Kingdom books market value forecast: $ million, 2018-23

Table 5: Amazon.com, Inc.: key facts

Table 6: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financials ($)

Table 7: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financial ratios

Table 8: Waterstones Booksellers Ltd: key facts

Table 9: The Works Stores Ltd.: key facts

Table 10: United Kingdom size of population (million), 2014-18

Table 11: United Kingdom gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2014-18

Table 12: United Kingdom gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2014-18

Table 13: United Kingdom inflation, 2014-18

Table 14: United Kingdom consumer price index (absolute), 2014-18

Table 15: United Kingdom exchange rate, 2014-18

List of Figures

List of Figures

Figure 1: United Kingdom books market value: $ million, 2014-18

Figure 2: United Kingdom books market category segmentation: % share, by value, ...

List of Figures

Figure 1: United Kingdom books market value: $ million, 2014-18

Figure 2: United Kingdom books market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2018

Figure 3: United Kingdom books market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2018

Figure 4: United Kingdom books market value forecast: $ million, 2018-23

Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the books market in the United Kingdom, 2018

Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the books market in the United Kingdom, 2018

Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the books market in the United Kingdom, 2018

Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the books market in the United Kingdom, 2018

Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the books market in the United Kingdom, 2018

Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the books market in the United Kingdom, 2018

Figure 11: Amazon.com, Inc.: revenues & profitability

Figure 12: Amazon.com, Inc.: assets & liabilities

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