The publishing industry produces a variety of publications, including books, magazines, newspapers and directories. The publishing industry produces its material in printed materials or electronic media.
The top five companies covered are Pearson PLC, Bertelsmann, Hachette Livre, China South Publishing & Media Group and Grupo Planeta. Pearson PLC was the largest company in the book publishers market in 2017.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
The global book publishers market was valued at around $128 billion in 2017. North America was the largest region in the book publishers market in 2017, accounting for nearly 40% market share. The USA was the largest country in the market in 2017, accounting for around 30% market share.
The rise in social media and the increasing volume of consumer data is driving growth and innovation in the book publishers industry. Book publishers can have broad and deep visibility into their consumers, distributors and other stake holder data. Publishers with digital first model are investing significantly in building in-house data and analytics team.
The book publishers market includes Newspaper and News, Magazines, Book, and Directory Publishing, Multimedia and Electronic Book Publishers, and Online Book Publishers.