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E-Book Market - Segmented by Geography(North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, Middle East and Africa - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)

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E-Book Market - Segmented by Geography(North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, South America, Middle East and Africa - Growth, Trends, and Forecast (2018 - 2023)
Published: October 1, 2018 Content info: 102 Pages
Description

Technical development and sophistication of reading devices that provide an experience similar to that of reading an actual book is the key factor driving the global e-book market. User penetration of e-books is expected to grow at a significant rate recording a CAGR of 3.3% during the forecast period, 2018-2023.

In 2013, e-books held 12.3% of the total books sale and the percentage is expected to rise to 25.8% by the end of 2018. In 2017, traditional publishers sold 10% fewer e-books compared to 2016. This is attributed to the decrease in e-book prices that has led to a decrease in sales by value. As traditional publishers saw a sales drop, customers moved to independent publishers, essentially to Amazon.com.

E-Book Market Dynamics

IPad is one of those device that addresses a large mass of consumers, and enables eBooks to be downloaded simply by way of iBook. In 2015, 69% of the United States customers prefer only reading device as their preference device, attributing to the growth for e-books in the country. In addition to the devices, other factors that drive the global e-books market is the availability of a wide range of e-Books. Many publishers in the recent times recognize the potential of the e-book market, both in terms of volume and profit margins. Hence, larger publishing houses have significantly expanded their e-book portfolio, and most of them publish all new books in printed and digital form.

Publishers have different views with respect to additional content and multimedia enrichment. Additional content is a crucial criterion for special interest literature as it is value addition for consumers and increases further revenue potential in the digital environment.

E-Book Market-Regional Segmentation

The global e-books market is largely dominated by countries like the United States, Canada, Japan, China, and the United Kingdom. North America held the highest market share of 58% in the global e-books market in 2017, out of which the United States recorded the highest market revenue in 2017. With the increasing prominence of e-book in countries like the U.K, Germany, France, Europe holds the second highest market share in the global e-books market. High internet penetration and increase in number of customer preferring e-books, Asia-Pacific is the fastest growing region. With the advent of digitalization and penetration of smart devices, the region is likely to witness considerable growth over the years to come.

E-Book Market Competitive Landscape

The global e-book market is highly fragmented with many independent authors and publishers. Amazon's KDP, Apple's iBooks Author and Smashwords Inc., among others hold a dominant share in the global e-books market. Key players in the market adopt strategies such as joint-ventures and partnerships with small and regional publishers to gain higher market shares.

Major Players - Amazon.com, Inc., Smashwords, Inc, Rakuten Kobo Inc., Blurb, BookBaby, Apple Inc., Barnes and Noble LLC, Archieboy Holdings, LLC., Scribd Inc., Booktango, and Lulu Press, Inc. among others

Key Developments in the Market

January 2018 - Walmart partnering with Rakuten, a Tokyo-based e-commerce business, has planned to sell e-books and audiobooks on its website.

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  • Market segmentation analysis including qualitative and quantitative research incorporating the impact of economic and non-economic aspects
  • Global, regional and country level analysis integrating the demand and supply forces that are influencing the growth of the market
  • Competitive landscape involving the market share of major players along with the key strategies adopted for development in the past five years
  • Comprehensive company profiles covering the product offerings, key financial information, recent developments, SWOT analysis and strategies employed by the major market players
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Table of Contents
Product Code: 65226

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

  • 1.1. Scope of the E-Books Market
  • 1.2. Study Assumptions
  • 1.3. Research Phases
  • 1.4. Study Deliverables

2. E-Books Market Insights

  • 2.1. E-Books Market Overview
  • 2.2. E-Books Market Trends
  • 2.3. Industry Attractiveness - Porter's Five Force Analysis
    • 2.3.1. Degree of Competitive Rivalry
    • 2.3.2. Threat of Substitutes
    • 2.3.3. Threat of New Entrants
    • 2.3.4. Bargaining Power of Buyers
    • 2.3.4. Bargaining Power of Suppliers

3. E-Books Market Dynamics

  • 3.1. E-Books Market Drivers
  • 3.2. E-Books Market Restraints
  • 3.3. E-Books Market Opportunities

4. E-Books Market - Regional Analysis

  • 4.1. North America E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.1.1. United States E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.1.2. Canada E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.1.3. Mexico E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.1.4. Rest of North America E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
  • 4.2. Europe E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.2.1. Germany E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.2.2. United Kingdom E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.2.3. France E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.2.4. Spain E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.2.5. Italy E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.2.6. Russia E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.2.7. Rest of Europe E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
  • 4.3. Asia-Pacific E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.3.1. China E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.3.2. Japan E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.3.3. India E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.3.4. Australia E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.3.5. Rest of Asia-Pacific E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
  • 4.4. South America E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.4.1. Brazil E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.4.2. Argentina E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.4.3. Rest of South America E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
  • 4.4. MEA (Middle East and Africa) E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.4.1. UAE E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.4.2. South Africa E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)
    • 4.4.3. Rest of MEA E-Books Market Size (2018-2023)

5. E-Books Market- Competitive Landscape

  • 5.1. Most Active Companies
  • 5.2. Key Strategies Adopted
  • 5.3. E-Books Market Share Analysis

6. E-Books Market -Company Profiles

  • 6.1. Amazon.com, Inc.
  • 6.2. Smashwords, Inc
  • 6.3. Rakuten Kobo Inc.
  • 6.4. Blurb
  • 6.5. BookBaby
  • 6.6. Apple Inc.
  • 6.7. Barnes and Noble LLC
  • 6.8. Archieboy Holdings, LLC.
  • 6.9. Scribd Inc.
  • 6.10. Booktango
  • 6.11. Lulu Press, Inc.

7. Disclaimer

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