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Book Publishing in Canada: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Book Publishing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 51113CA | Jul 2014

Well read: Operators will seek additional revenue from e-books as print continues to fall

IBISWorld’s Book Publishing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-5.2%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
8,208
Businesses
463
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Book Publishing industry provides a range of services for authors including marketing, structural and grammatical editing, design and typesetting, sales and protecting intellectual property. The industry experienced considerable declines during the five years to 2014. Decreasing leisure time and weak growth in disposable income resulted in lower book sales, especially for print books. The decrease in print book sales is only partly being offset by increases in e-book sales; as a result, industry revenue has steadily declined since 2009. Going forward, IBISWorld estimates that revenue for the Canadian Book Publishing industry will decrease at an average annual rate of 1.2% to $1.7 billion in the five years to 2019... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

From 2009 to 2014, revenue for the Canadian Book Publishing industry is expected to decline at an average annual rate of 5.2% to $1.8 billion. Book Publishers serve a variety of functions including marketing, structural and grammatical editing, design and typesetting, sales and protecting intellectual property. Publishers use their reputation and portfolio of authors to reduce printing and overhead costs by establishing creditability with both consumers and retailers. Because of the unique skill sets of top publishers, the premium charged for industry services prevented industry profit margins from shrinking too drastically... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Book Publishing Industry?

The Book Publishing industry edits and designs books. Book publishers also engage in marketing activities and make distribution agreements with operators in the Book, Magazine & Newspaper Wholesaling industry. The industry includes e-book publishing, but excludes authors, who are part of the Performers and Creative Artists industry, or the Printing industry (IBISWorld report 32311CA).

Industry Products
Educational Scholarly, professional and technical booksAdult trade booksChildren's and juveniles' books
 
Industry Activities
Discovering authors, stories or other contentEditing booksDesigning book layout and coversMarketing authors and booksPublishing educational booksPublishing adult trade booksPublishing children's and juveniles' booksPublishing scholarly, professional and technical books


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