Books in Japan industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value 2011-15, and forecast to 2020). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the Japan books market. Includes market size and segmentation data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.
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What was the size of the Japan books market by value in 2015?
What will be the size of the Japan books market in 2020?
What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the Japan books market?
How has the market performed over the last five years?
What are the main segments that make up Japan's books market?
- The physical segment of the books market includes atlases, dictionaries, encyclopedias, text books, guidebooks, musical scores, maps, fiction and non-fiction. The digital segment of the books market consists of electronic books (or e-books) which can be read on computers or other electronic devices. The market is valued at retail selling price (RSP) with any currency conversions calculated using constant annual average 2015 exchange rates.
- The Japanese books market had total revenues of $7,386.6m in 2015, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -1% between 2011 and 2015.
- The physical segment was the market's most lucrative in 2015, with total revenues of $6,207.0m, equivalent to 84% of the market's overall value.
- Initially concerns were raised about Japan's slow-growing digital book market; however, online books sales have increased over the last few years, which had major influences on the Japanese book publishing industry. SHOW LESS READ MORE >
Market value forecast
Market value forecast
Five Forces Analysis
Threat of substitutes
Degree of rivalry
Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd.
Kinokuniya Company Ltd
Top Culture Co. Ltd
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List of Tables
Table 1: Japan books market value: $ million, 2011–15
Table 2: Japan books market category segmentation: $ million, 2015
Table 3: Japan books market geography segmentation: $ million, 2015
Table 4: Japan books market value forecast: $ million, 2015–20
Table 5: Amazon.com, Inc.: key facts
Table 6: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financials ($)
Table 7: Amazon.com, Inc.: key financial ratios
Table 8: Culture Convenience Club Co., Ltd.: key facts
Table 9: Kinokuniya Company Ltd: key facts
Table 10: Top Culture Co. Ltd: key facts
Table 11: Top Culture Co. Ltd: key financials ($)
Table 12: Top Culture Co. Ltd: key financials (¥)
Table 13: Top Culture Co. Ltd: key financial ratios
Table 14: Japan size of population (million), 2011–15
Table 15: Japan gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2011–15
Table 16: Japan gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2011–15
Table 17: Japan inflation, 2011–15
Table 18: Japan consumer price index (absolute), 2011–15
Table 19: Japan exchange rate, 2011–15
List of Figures
Figure 1: Japan books market value: $ million, 2011–15
Figure 2: Japan books market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2015
Figure 3: Japan books market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2015
Figure 4: Japan books market value forecast: $ million, 2015–20
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the books market in Japan, 2015
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the books market in Japan, 2015
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the books market in Japan, 2015
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the books market in Japan, 2015
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the books market in Japan, 2015
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the books market in Japan, 2015
Figure 11: Amazon.com, Inc.: revenues & profitability
Figure 12: Amazon.com, Inc.: assets & liabilities
Figure 13: Top Culture Co. Ltd: revenues & profitability
Figure 14: Top Culture Co. Ltd: assets & liabilities