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United States of America (USA) Books Market Summary, Competitive Analysis and Forecast, 2017-2026

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  • 40 Pages
  • June 2022
  • Region: United States
  • MarketLine
  • ID: 5644109
Books in the United States industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market share, market size (value and volume 2017-21, and forecast to 2026). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market.

Key Highlights

  • The books market is comprised of the value of total retail sales of physical and digital. 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 which can be read on computers or other electronic devices such as tablets. Other segment includes magazines, download audio, physical audio and other not included in the above segments.
  • The US books market had total revenues of $28.9bn in 2021, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.9% between 2016 and 2021.
  • The Physical segment was the market's most lucrative in 2021, with total revenues of $22.3bn, equivalent to 77.1% of the market's overall value.
  • Ever increasing popularity of audiobooks with an upgrowth trajectory have thrived during the pandemic. Consumers have inclined towards buying downloadable audiobooks with preference to listening instead of reading.

Scope

  • Save time carrying out entry-level research by identifying the size, growth, major segments, and leading players in the books market in the United States
  • Use the Five Forces analysis to determine the competitive intensity and therefore attractiveness of the books market in the United States
  • Leading company profiles reveal details of key books market players’ global operations and financial performance
  • Add weight to presentations and pitches by understanding the future growth prospects of the United States books market with five year forecasts by both value and volume

Reasons to Buy

  • What was the size of the United States books market by value in 2021?
  • What will be the size of the United States books market in 2026?
  • What factors are affecting the strength of competition in the United States books market?
  • How has the market performed over the last five years?
  • Who are the top competitors in the United State's books market?
Frequently Asked Questions about the USA Books Market

What is the estimated value of the USA Books Market?

The USA Books Market was estimated to be valued at $28.93 Billion in 2021.

What is the growth rate of the USA Books Market?

The growth rate of the USA Books Market is 1.3%, with an estimated value of $30.89 Billion by 2026.

What is the forecasted size of the USA Books Market?

The USA Books Market is estimated to be worth $30.89 Billion by 2026.

Who are the key companies in the USA Books Market?

Key companies in the USA Books Market include Mars, Incorporated, Nestle SA, Colgate and Palmolive Co.

Table of Contents

1 Executive Summary
1.1. Market value
1.2. Market value forecast
1.3. Category segmentation
1.4. Geography segmentation
1.5. Market rivalry
1.6. Competitive Landscape
2 Market Overview
2.1. Market definition
2.2. Market analysis
3 Market Data
3.1. Market value
4 Market Segmentation
4.1. Category segmentation
4.2. Geography segmentation
5 Market Outlook
5.1. Market value forecast
6 Five Forces Analysis
6.1. Summary
6.2. Buyer power
6.3. Supplier power
6.4. New entrants
6.5. Threat of substitutes
6.6. Degree of rivalry
7 Competitive Landscape
7.1. Who are the leading players?
7.2. What strategies have leading players followed in recent years?
7.3. How has the COVID-19 pandemic affected leading players?
7.4. What have been the most significant mergers/acquisitions recently?
8 Company Profiles
8.1. Barnes & Noble, Inc.
8.2. Books-A-Million, Inc.
8.3. Amazon.com, Inc.
9 Macroeconomic Indicators
9.1. Country data
10 Appendix
10.1. Methodology
10.2. Industry associations
10.3. Related Research
10.4. About the Publisher
List of Tables
Table 1: United States books market value: $ billion, 2016-21
Table 2: United States books market category segmentation: % share, by value, 2016-2021
Table 3: United States books market category segmentation: $ billion, 2016-2021
Table 4: United States books market geography segmentation: $ billion, 2021
Table 5: United States books market value forecast: $ billion, 2021-26
Table 6: Barnes & Noble, Inc.: key facts
Table 7: Barnes & Noble, Inc.: Key Employees
Table 8: Books-A-Million, Inc.: key facts
Table 9: Books-A-Million, Inc.: Key Employees
Table 10: Amazon.com, Inc.: key facts
Table 11: Amazon.com, Inc.: Annual Financial Ratios
Table 12: Amazon.com, Inc.: Key Employees
Table 13: Amazon.com, Inc.: Key Employees Continued
Table 14: United States size of population (million), 2017-21
Table 15: United States gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2017-21
Table 16: United States gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2017-21
Table 17: United States inflation, 2017-21
Table 18: United States consumer price index (absolute), 2017-21
Table 19: United States exchange rate, 2017-21
List of Figures
Figure 1: United States books market value: $ billion, 2016-21
Figure 2: United States books market category segmentation: $ billion, 2016-2021
Figure 3: United States books market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2021
Figure 4: United States books market value forecast: $ billion, 2021-26
Figure 5: Forces driving competition in the books market in the United States, 2021
Figure 6: Drivers of buyer power in the books market in the United States, 2021
Figure 7: Drivers of supplier power in the books market in the United States, 2021
Figure 8: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the books market in the United States, 2021
Figure 9: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the books market in the United States, 2021
Figure 10: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the books market in the United States, 2021

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Mars, Incorporated
  • Nestle SA
  • Colgate-Palmolive Co