Global e-Book Market 2014-2018

2014-08-13
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Published : Aug-2014
No. of Pages : 67

Report Description

e-books are books available in a digital format, which allows readers to access content anywhere and anytime using their handheld devices. The Global e-Book market is the fastest growing segment in Global Book Publishing industry. It accounts for approximately 11.9 percent of total Book Publishing market in 2013. The segment contribution is expected to reach 26.3 percent by 2018.

TechNavio’s analysts forecast the Global E-book market to grow at a CAGR of 19.81 percent over the period 2013-2018.

Covered in this Report

This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global e-book market for the period 2014-2018. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sale of e-books. The report also analyses the Global E-book market by product as well as geographical segmentation.

TechNavio’s report, the Global e-book Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global e-book market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key Regions

  • Americas
  • EMEA
  • APAC

Key Vendors

  • Amazon.com Inc.
  • Apple Inc.
  • Barnes & Noble Inc.
  • Kobo Inc.

Other Prominent Vendors

  • Google E-books
  • Smashwords
  • Lulu
  • Omnilit
  • Readups
  • E-books.com

Key Market Driver

  • Increase in Portable Device Penetration
  • Opening UP of New Markets

Key Market Challenge

  • Piracy of Content
  • Conflict between Publishers and Retailers

Key Market Trend

  • Self-publishing by Vendors
  • Listing of Multiple Currencies

Key Questions Answered in this Report

  • What will the market size be in 2018 and what will the growth rate be?
  • What are the key market trends?
  • What is driving this market?
  • What are the challenges to market growth?
  • Who are the key vendors in this market space?
  • What are the market opportunities and threats faced by the key vendors?
  • What are the strengths and weaknesses of the key vendors?

Table of Contents

01. Executive Summary

02. List of Abbreviations

03. Scope of the Report
03.1 Market Overview
03.2 Product Offerings

04. Market Research Methodology
04.1 Market Research Process
04.2 Research Methodology

05. Introduction

06. Market Landscape
06.1 Market Overview
06.2 Market Size and Forecast by Revenue
06.3 Five Forces Analysis

07. Market Segmentation by Product
07.1 Global E-book Market by Product 2013-2018
07.2 Global E-book Market by Consumer E-books
07.2.1 Market Size and Forecast
07.3 Global E-book Market by Professional E-books
07.3.1 Market Size and Forecast
07.4 Global E-book Market by Educational E-books
07.4.1 Market Size and Forecast

08. Geographical Segmentation
08.1 Global E-book Market by Geographical Segmentation 2013-2018
08.2 E-book Market in the Americas
08.2.1 Market Size and Forecast
08.3 E-book Market in the APAC Region
08.3.1 Market Size and Forecast
08.4 E-book Market in the EMEA Region
08.4.1 Market Size and Forecast

09. Key Leading Countries
09.1 US
09.1.1 Market size and Forecast
09.2 UK
09.2.1 Market Size and Forecast

10. Buying Criteria

11. Market Growth Drivers

12. Drivers and their Impact

13. Market Challenges

14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges

15. Market Trends

16. Trends and their Impact

17. Vendor Landscape
17.1 Competitive Scenario
17.2 Market Share Analysis 2013
17.3 Other Prominent Vendors

18. Key Vendor Analysis
18.1 Amazon
18.1.1 Business Overview
18.1.2 Business Segmentation
18.1.3 Key Information
18.1.4 SWOT Analysis
18.2 Apple
18.2.1 Business Overview
18.2.2 Business Segmentation
18.2.3 Key Information
18.2.4 SWOT Analysis
18.3 Barnes & Noble
18.3.1 Business Overview
18.3.2 Business Segmentation
18.3.3 Key Information
18.3.4 SWOT Analysis
18.4 Kobo
18.4.1 Business Overview
18.4.2 Business Segmentation
18.4.3 Key Information
18.4.4 SWOT Analysis

19. Other Reports in this Series

List of Exhibits:

Exhibit 1: Market Research Methodology
Exhibit 2: Global E-book Market 2013 (by Product)
Exhibit 3: Value Chain for the Global E-book Market
Exhibit 4: Global E-book Market 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 5: Global Tablets Shipment 2013-2018 (in million units)
Exhibit 6: Global Users of e-reader 2013-2018 (in million)
Exhibit 7: Global Consumer E-books Market 2013-2018 (By Revenue)
Exhibit 8: Global Professional E-books Market 2013-2018 (By Revenue)
Exhibit 9: Global Educational E-books Market 2013-2018 (By Revenue)
Exhibit 10: US Education Sector Spending 2013-2018 (US$ billions)
Exhibit 11: Global E-book Market by Geographies 2013-2018 (by Revenue)
Exhibit 12: E-book Market in the US 2013-2018 by Revenue (US$ billion)
Exhibit 13: E-book Market in the APAC Region 2013-2018 by Revenue (US$ billion)
Exhibit 14: Penetration of Smartphone in APAC 2013-2018 (% of Population)
Exhibit 15: E-book Market in the EMEA Region 2013-2018 by Revenue (US$ billion)
Exhibit 16: Key Leading Countries 2013-2018 (US$ billion)
Exhibit 17: E-book Market in the US 2013-2018 by Revenue (US$ billion)
Exhibit 18: e-Reader Penetration in the US 2013-2018 (percent of Population)
Exhibit 19: E-book Market in the UK 2013-2018 by Revenue US$ billion)
Exhibit 20: e-reader Penetration in UK 2013-2018 (percent of Population)
Exhibit 21: Global E-book Market by Vendor Segmentation 2013
Exhibit 22: Business Segmentation of Amazon
Exhibit 23: Business Segmentation of Apple
Exhibit 24: Business Segmentation of Barnes & Noble
Exhibit 25: Business Segmentation of Kobo

Press Release

"TechNavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report - Global E-book Market 2014-2018

TechNavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the Global E-book Market: Amazon.com Inc.,Apple Inc.,Barnes & Noble Inc. and Kobo Inc.

Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: E-books.com, Google E-books, Lulu, OmniLit, ReadUps and Smashwords.

Commenting on the report, an analyst from TechNavio’s team said: “A major trend witnessed by the Global e-Book market is the self-published content by vendors or the content provided by authors and publishers in return for a certain percentage of the royalties. This makes it easier for authors and publishers to publish their content and save on promotion and distribution costs.”

According to the report, one of the main drivers in this market is the increase in the use of portable devices, which allow users to purchase books directly on their device and access the digital content from anywhere and at any time.

Further, the report states that one of the biggest challenges that the Global e-Book market faces is piracy. Many bestseller books are available on websites that allow the reader to easily download them at almost no cost.

The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.

Filed in: Information Technology
Publisher : Infiniti Research Limited
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