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 2015. 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. There is no indication that print sales will regain their strength, which will lead industry operators to seek additional revenue from e-books... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The majority of industry establishments are located in two provinces: Quebec and Ontario. Collectively, these two regions generate over 90.0% of total industry revenue.
According to the Book Publishers Survey, book publishers in Ontario generate nearly two-thirds of industry revenue. Revenue generated in this region is mainly attributed to English-language publishers who account for over 75.0% of regional revenue compared with French-language publishers, who account for the remaining portion. In 2015, Ontario is estimated to contain 38.2% of industry establishments. According to Nordicity, 72.0% of industry operators in the area had been in business for over twenty years in 2011... purchase to read more