NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Book Publishing in the US - Industry Market Research Report
Open book: Demand for traditional books will sustain modest growth, despite strong competition
Book Publishing in the USTurning the page Book publishers experienced slow growth during the five years to 2011, and the next five years will bring more of the same. Record-high student enrollment numbers will propel demand for textbooks and trade books. However, persistent competition from the internet will pressure publishers to cut costs by using recycled materials and investing in cheaper printing technologies. Publishers will continue to invest in e-books, which make up a small but rapidly growing portion of revenue. The Book Publishing industry edits and designs books. It does not include authors (included in IBISWorld report 71151, Performers and Creative Artists) or printing (IBISWorld report 32311). This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares. TABLE OF CONTENTS ABOUT THIS INDUSTRY Industry Definition Main Activities Similar Industries Additional Resources INDUSTRY AT A GLANCE INDUSTRY PERFORMANCE Executive Summary Key External Drivers Current Performance Industry Outlook Industry Life Cycle PRODUCTS & MARKETSSupply ChainProducts & ServicesDemand DeterminantsMajor MarketsInternational Trade Business Locations COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE Market Share Concentration Key Success Factors Cost Structure Benchmarks Basis of Competition Barriers to Entry Industry Globalization MAJOR COMPANIES OPERATING CONDITIONS Capital Intensity Technology & Systems Revenue Volatility Regulation & Policy Industry Assistance KEY STATISTICSIndustry DataAnnual ChangeKey Ratios JARGON & GLOSSARY MAJOR COMPANIES The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc.