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Book Publishing (Industrial Report) - UK - September 2009

Industrial market reports from MBD industrial (a recognised authority in these markets) have added a new dimension to the breadth of research offered by Mintel. These industrial titles complement Mintel's existing consumer range, covering sectors such as building and engineering, and now featuring new business and professional/office sectors. This data is fully analysed and forecasts amended to reflect the forces affecting the market and industry. Market sizes, major players, key trends and forecasts are included in every report, providing you with a concise insight into each sector, facilitating your decision-making and allowing you to plan a successful future.

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  • Build - Adhesives, Civil Engineering, Thermal Insulation ...
  • Engineering - Aerospace, Process Plant, Valves ...
  • Business - Electronic Components, Gas, Food & Drink Packaging ...
  • Professional/Office - Architects, Freight Forwarding, Quantity Surveyors

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Table of contents

  1. 1. Executive Summary

    • 2. Introduction

      • 2.1 Definitions
        • 2.2 Methodology
          • 2.3 Abbreviations
            • 2.4 Market Positioning
              • Diagram 1: Segmentation of the UK Printed Media Market, 2009
            • 2.5 UK Economy
              • 2.6 Market Factors
              • 3. Market Size And Trends

                  • 3.2 Market Size
                    • Table 1: The UK Book Market, 2005-2009
                    • Table 2: UK Publishers’ Sales of Books, 2006-2009
                    • Table 3: Number of New and Revised Titles Published, 2006-2008
                    • Table 4: UK Publishers’ Sales Returns, 2004-2008
                    • Table 5: UK Publishers’ Volume Returns, 2004-2008
                  • 3.3 Market Segmentation
                    • Table 6: Segmentation of the UK Market for Books, by Type, 2005-2009
                  • 3.3.1 Consumer
                      • Table 7: Segmentation of the UK Consumer Market for Books, by Type, 2004
                      • Table 8: Segmentation of the UK Output of Books by Major Category, 2005
                      • Table 9: Segmentation of the UK Library Loans Major Category, 2006-2008
                    • 3.3.2 Academic & Professional
                      • 3.3.3 Schools
                        • Table 10: Segmentation of the UK Schools Market for Books, by Type of School and Type of Book, 2008
                      • 3.4 Market Trends
                        • 3.4.1 VAT
                          • 3.4.2 Multimedia
                            • Table 11: The UK Audio Book Market, 2003/04-2005/06
                            • Table 12: The UK Audio Book Market, by end use sector, 2003/04-2005/06
                          • 3.4.3 Marketing
                            • Table 13: Marketing Measures Most Likely to Lead to Consumers Spending More on Books, 2009
                            • Table 14: How Readers find out about New Books and Authors, 2009
                            • Table 15: Factors Affecting Book Purchasing Decisions, 2009
                          • 3.4.4 Other Factors
                            • 3.5 Seasonality of Demand
                              • 3.6 Distribution
                                • Diagram 2: UK Book Sales, Market Share by Type of Outlet, 2008
                                  • Diagram 2: UK Book Sales, Market Share by Type of Outlet, 2008
                                  • Table 17: Reasons for Using Bookshops vs Internet, 2007
                              • 4. Supply Sources

                                  • 4.2 Production
                                    • 4.2.1 Overview
                                      • Table 18: Output of UK Publishers, 2004-2009
                                    • 4.2.2 Segmentation
                                      • Table 19: Segmentation of the UK Book Publishing Output, by Type, 2004-2008
                                    • 4.3 Imports
                                      • Table 20: UK Imports of Published Material, 2005-2009
                                    • 4.4 Exports
                                      • Table 21: UK Exports of Published Material, 2005-2009
                                  • 5. Industry Structure

                                      • 5.2 Industry Development
                                          • Table 22: Analysis of the Changes in the Structure of the Book Publishing Industry, 2004-2008
                                          • Table 23: UK Publishing Groups’ Market Shares in Consumer Books, 2005-2008
                                        • 5.3 Structure by Employment
                                          • Table 24: Analysis of the Employment Structure of the Book Publishing Industry, 2007 and 2008
                                        • 5.4 Structure by Turnover
                                          • Table 25: Analysis of the Financial Structure of the Book Publishing Sector, 2007 and 2008
                                        • 5.5 Company Profiles
                                          • 5.5.1 Bloomsbury Publishing
                                              • Table 26: Financial Analysis of Bloomsbury Publishing, 2004-2008
                                              • Table 27: Key Financial Ratios for Bloomsbury Publishing, 2004-2008
                                              • Table 28: Financial Analysis of Dorling Kindersley, 2003-2007
                                              • Table 29: Key Financial Ratios for Dorling Kindersley, 2003-2007
                                            • 5.5.3 Egmont UK
                                              • Table 30: Financial Analysis of Egmont UK, 2004-2008
                                              • Table 31: Key Financial Ratios for Egmont UK, 2004-2008
                                            • 5.5.4 HarperCollins Publishers
                                              • Table 32: Financial Analysis of HarperCollins Publishers, 2004-2008
                                              • Table 33: Key Financial Ratios for HarperCollins Publishers, 2004-2008
                                            • 5.5.5 Headline Publishing Group
                                              • Table 34: Financial Analysis of Headline Publishing Group, 2004-2008
                                              • Table 35: Key Financial Ratios for Headline Publishing Group, 2004-2008
                                            • 5.5.6 Letts Educational
                                              • Table 36: Financial Analysis of Letts Educational, 2003-2007
                                              • Table 37: Key Financial Ratios for Letts Educational, 2003-2007
                                            • 5.5.7 Macmillan Publishers
                                                • Table 38: Financial Analysis of Macmillan Publishers, 2003-2007
                                                • Table 39: Key Financial Ratios for Macmillan Publishers, 2003-2007
                                              • 5.5.8 Pearson
                                                • Table 40: Financial Analysis of Pearson, 2004-2008
                                                • Table 41: Analysis of Turnover, by Division, 2007 and 2008
                                                • Table 42: Key Financial Ratios for Pearson, 2004-2008
                                              • 5.5.9 Pearson Education
                                                • Table 43: Financial Analysis of Pearson Education, 2003-2007
                                                • Table 44: Key Financial Ratios for Pearson Education, 2003-2007
                                              • 5.5.10 Scholastic
                                                • Table 45: Financial Analysis of Scholastic, 2004-2008
                                                • Table 46: Key Financial Ratios for Scholastic, 2004-2008
                                              • 5.5.11 Simon & Schuster (UK)
                                                  • Table 47: Financial Analysis of Simon & Schuster (UK), 2003-2007
                                                  • Table 48: Key Financial Ratios for Simon & Schuster (UK), 2003-2007
                                                • 5.5.12 The Orion Publishing Group
                                                  • Table 49: Financial Analysis of The Orion Publishing Group, 2004-2008
                                                  • Table 50: Key Financial Ratios for The Orion Publishing Group, 2004-2008
                                                • 5.5.13 The Random House Group
                                                  • Table 51: Financial Analysis of The Random House Group, 2003-2007
                                                  • Table 52: Key Financial Ratios for The Random House Group, 2003-2007
                                              • 6. Forecast

                                                  • 6.2 Market Size
                                                      • Table 53: Forecast UK Book Market, 2010-2014
                                                    • 6.3 Market Segmentation
                                                      • Table 54: Forecast Segmentation of the UK Market for Books, by Type, 2010-2014
                                                    • 6.4 Industry
                                                    • 7. Further Sources & Contacts

                                                      • 7.1 Trade Associations
                                                        • 7.2 Trade Magazines
                                                          • 7.3 Trade Exhibitions

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                                                          Book Publishing (Industrial Report) - UK - September 2009

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