Economic uncertainty over the past five years has weighed down revenue growth in the Global Book Publishing industry. Over this period, a transition toward digital technology, such as e-books, has created a fast-growing segment. E-books, however, are difficult to price, as they are inherently different from printed products and relatively new to the publishing process. Furthermore, the global industry comprises many and varying markets, each undergoing diverging trends in the digital media segment.
This industry comprises enterprises, known as book publishers, that carry out the design, editing and marketing activities necessary for producing and distributing books. These enterprises may publish books in print, electronic or audio form.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.