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Book Retailing on the Internet 2015

  • ID: 3274306
  • May 2015
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • 112 Pages
  • Key Note Ltd
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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Amazon.co.uk Ltd
  • Apple Retail UK Ltd
  • Blackwell Ltd
  • Scholastic Ltd
  • The Book Depository Ltd
  • The Book People Ltd
  • MORE

This report examines the UK market for book retailing on the Internet, including physical books sold online and digital books (such as e-book formats). The scope of this report covers a number of categories, such as consumer books (i.e. fiction, non-fiction/reference and children’s books); academic and professional books; and school books (including English language teaching [ELT] aids). However, it should be noted that digital sales of other written content, such as journals, magazines and newspaper publications, have been excluded from the coverage.

The report will assess key trends and drivers affecting the online book retailing market, as well as consumer buying behaviour and overseas trends in book sales. In addition, the report provides an overview of the online book retailing market in the UK using SWOT (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats) and PESTEL (political, economic, social, technological, environmental and legislative) analysis.

MARKET SECTORS

The Internet book retail marketplace can be broadly divided into the following two main market categories:

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Amazon.co.uk Ltd
  • Apple Retail UK Ltd
  • Blackwell Ltd
  • Scholastic Ltd
  • The Book Depository Ltd
  • The Book People Ltd
  • MORE

1. Introduction & Definition

2. REPORT COVERAGE

3. MARKET SECTORS
Executive Summary
What’s KEY in the Market?

4. KEY DRIVERS

5. MARKET TRENDS
The Decline of the Traditional Bookstore
Self-Publishing Boom Drives E-Book Sales
Young Adult Fiction and Children’s Books Continue to Drive Growth
Digital Revolution Fuelling Audiobook Sales

6. ECONOMIC TRENDS

7. MARKET POSITION

8. HOW ROBUST IS THE MARKET?
Market Size, Segmentation & Forecasts

9. MARKET SIZE & SEGMENTATION
The Total Market
Market Sectors

10. FORECASTS
Future Trends
Future Economic Trends
Forecast Total Market

11. MARKET GROWTH
International Perspective

12. OVERVIEW

13. OVERSEAS TRADE
General Overview
Exports
Imports
Competitor Analysis

14. MARKET LEADERS
WH Smith PLC
Apple Retail UK Ltd
Amazon.co.uk Ltd
Waterstones Booksellers Ltd
The Book Depository Ltd
The Book People Ltd
Blackwell Ltd
John Smith & Son Group Ltd
Scholastic Ltd
W & G Foyle Ltd

15. MARKETING ACTIVITY

16. KEY TRADE ASSOCIATIONS

17. EXHIBITIONS/TRADE SHOWS
Buying Behaviour

18. INTRODUCTION

19. OWNERSHIP OF E-READERS

20. BOOK PURCHASING
By Channel
By Format
By Genre
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities & Threats

21. STRENGTHS
WEAKNESSES
OPPORTUNITIES
THREATS
PESTEL

22. POLITICAL
Hachette Resolves Dispute With Amazon Following Threat of Department of Justice Investigation
E-Lending Trial Rolled Out to Selected UK Libraries Following Government Review

23. ECONOMIC
A New Era of Optimism as Economy Grows at Fastest Rate Since 2006
Record Price Rise in Books as Printed Formats Enjoy Revival

24. SOCIAL
Is Reading Becoming More Social?

25. TECHNOLOGICAL
Uptake of Smart Devices Continues to Grow Despite Slowdown in E-Reader Penetration
The Multichannel Novel

26. ENVIRONMENTAL
Are E-Readers Really Greener Than Physical Books?

27. LEGISLATIVE
Consumer Contracts Regulations Introduced to Strengthen Online Buyer Rights
New EU VAT Proposals Could Result in Price Rises for E-Books
‘Google Tax’ to Affect Discount Online Sellers in UK
Further Sources
Associations
Publications
General Sources
Government Publications
Other Sources
Understanding Consumer Survey Data
Number, Profile, Penetration
Social Grade
Standard Region

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- Amazon.co.uk Ltd
- Apple Retail UK Ltd
- Blackwell Ltd
- John Smith & Son Group Ltd
- Scholastic Ltd
- The Book Depository Ltd
- The Book People Ltd
- W & G Foyle Ltd
- WH Smith PLC
- Waterstones Booksellers Ltd

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