Bookselling Market Report 2012
Market DefinitionREPORT COVERAGEMARKET SECTORSConsumer BooksAcademic and Professional BooksSchool Books Including English Language Teaching BooksMARKET TRENDSThe Economic Climate's Impact on Bookselling and PublishersE-BooksDeclines in Book PricesLibraries Remain Under ThreatECONOMIC TRENDSPopulationGross Domestic ProductInflationUnemploymentHousehold Disposable IncomeMARKET POSITIONThe UKOverseas
THE TOTAL MARKETPublishers' Sales Book Output BY MARKET SECTOR Consumer Books Academic and Professional Books School and English Language Teaching Books Industry BackgroundRECENT HISTORYBook ClubsINDUSTRY CONCENTRATIONNUMBER OF COMPANIESEMPLOYMENTREGIONAL VARIATIONS IN THE MARKETPLACEDISTRIBUTIONRetailersHOW ROBUST IS THE MARKET?LEGISLATIONKEY TRADE ASSOCIATIONSBook Marketing LtdBooksellers AssociationNielsen BookDataThe Publishers Association Competitor Analysis THE MARKETPLACE Consumer Books Academic and Professional Books School Books and English Language Teaching Books MARKET LEADERS Amazon.co.uk Ltd Blackwell UK Ltd Book Club Associates Ltd The Book People Ltd British Bookshops and Stationers Ltd Waterstones Booksellers Ltd WH Smith PLC The Works Stores Ltd MARKETING ACTIVITY Exhibitions Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats STRENGTHS WEAKNESSES OPPORTUNITIES THREATS Buying BehaviourCONSUMER PROFILEBy TypeCurrent IssuesE-BOOKSThe Current Market and New ReleasesLegislative ChangesRETAILERS MOVE INTO PUBLISHINGWORLD BOOK NIGHTBOOK TO FILM ADAPTATIONS The Global Market OVERVIEW Forecasts INTRODUCTION FORECASTS TO MARKET GROWTH FUTURE TRENDS Digital Innovations Decline in Students at University Up-and-Coming Book Releases Company Profiles INTRODUCTION DEFINITIONS Turnover (Sales) Pre-Tax Profit Profit Margin Average Remuneration Sales per Employee FURTHER INFORMATION AMAZON.CO.UK LTDPrevious Name(s) and Date(s) of ChangePrincipal ActivitiesSIC CodesStructureRecent DevelopmentsFINANCIAL PROFILESalesProfitsEmployeesBalance Sheet/Ratios BLACKWELL UK LTD Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change Principal Activities SIC Codes Structure Recent Developments FINANCIAL PROFILE Sales Profits Employees Balance Sheet/Ratios BOOK CLUB ASSOCIATES LTDPrevious Name(s) and Date(s) of ChangePrincipal ActivitiesSIC CodesStructureRecent DevelopmentsFINANCIAL PROFILESalesProfitsEmployeesBalance Sheet/Ratios THE BOOK PEOPLE LTD Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change Principal Activities SIC Code Structure Recent Developments FINANCIAL PROFILE Sales Profits Employees Balance Sheet/Ratios WATERSTONES BOOKSELLERS LTDPrevious Name(s) and Date(s) of ChangePrincipal ActivitiesSIC CodeStructureRecent DevelopmentsFINANCIAL PROFILESalesProfitsEmployeesBalance Sheet/Ratios WH SMITH PLC Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change Principal Activities SIC Codes Structure
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