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Publishing in the United Kingdom


Publishing in the United Kingdom

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Price $250.00
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Publisher Business Insight
Date of Report Feb 8, 2010
Quick Overview
Datamonitor's Publishing in the United Kingdom industry profile is an essential resource for top-level data and analysis covering the Publishing industry. It includes data on market size and segmentation, plus textual and graphical analysis of the key trends and competitive landscape, leading companies and demographic information.

Scope

* Contains an executive summary and data on value, volume and/or segmentation

* Provides textual analysis of Publishing in the United Kingdom’s recent performance and future prospects

* Incorporates in-depth five forces competitive environment analysis and scorecards

* Includes a five-year forecast of Publishing in the United Kingdom

* The leading companies are profiled with supporting key financial metrics

* Supported by the key macroeconomic and demographic data affecting the market

Highlights

* Detailed information is included on market size, measured by value and/or volume

* Five forces scorecards provide an accessible yet in depth view of the market’s competitive landscape

Why you should buy this report

* Spot future trends and developments

* Inform your business decisions

* Add weight to presentations and marketing materials

* Save time carrying out entry-level research

Market Definition

The publishing market consists of books, newspaper and magazines segments. The book publishing industry comprises publishers of academic, professional, general and other (fictions, non-fiction etc) books. The market value of this segment refers to the domestic B2C sales of books only at the retail sales price (RSP). The newspaper and magazine segment value is calculated as the revenues generated by publishers from B2C sales of copies of their products, and does not include advertising revenues. Any currency conversions used in the creation of this report have been calculated using constant 2009 annual average exchange rates.

For the purposes of this report, Europe consists of Western Europe and Eastern Europe.

Western Europe comprises Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

Eastern Europe comprises the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russia, and Ukraine.
Table of Contents
TABLE OF CONTENTS
EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 2
MARKET OVERVIEW 7
Market definition 7
Research highlights 8
Market analysis 9
MARKET VALUE 10
MARKET SEGMENTATION I 11
MARKET SEGMENTATION II 12
FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS 13
Summary 13
Buyer power 15
Supplier power 17
New entrants 18
Substitutes 20
Rivalry 21
LEADING COMPANIES 22
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC 22
Guardian Media Group plc 26
News Corporation 30
Pearson plc 37
MARKET FORECASTS 43
Market value forecast 43
MACROECONOMIC INDICATORS 44
APPENDIX 46
Methodology 46
Industry associations 47
Related Datamonitor research 47
Disclaimer 48
ABOUT DATAMONITOR 49
Premium Reports 49
Summary Reports 49
Datamonitor consulting 49

LIST OF TABLES
Table 1: United Kingdom publishing market value: $ billion, 2005–09(e) 10
Table 2: United Kingdom publishing market segmentation I:% share, by value, 2009(e) 11
Table 3: United Kingdom publishing market segmentation II: % share, by value, 2009(e) 12
Table 4: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: key facts 22
Table 5: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: key financials ($) 24
Table 6: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: key financials (£) 24
Table 7: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: key financial ratios 24
Table 8: Guardian Media Group plc: key facts 26
Table 9: Guardian Media Group plc: key financials ($) 28
Table 10: Guardian Media Group plc: key financials (£) 28
Table 11: Guardian Media Group plc: key financial ratios 28
Table 12: News Corporation: key facts 30
Table 13: News Corporation: key financials ($) 35
Table 14: News Corporation: key financial ratios 35
Table 15: Pearson plc: key facts 37
Table 16: Pearson plc: key financials ($) 40
Table 17: Pearson plc: key financials (£) 40
Table 18: Pearson plc: key financial ratios 41
Table 19: United Kingdom publishing market value forecast: $ billion, 2009–14 43
Table 20: United Kingdom size of population (million), 2005–09 44
Table 21: United Kingdom GDP (constant 2000 prices, $ billion), 2005–09 44
Table 22: United Kingdom GDP (current prices, $ billion), 2005–09 44
Table 23: United Kingdom inflation, 2005–09 45
Table 24: United Kingdom consumer price index (absolute), 2005–09 45
Table 25: United Kingdom exchange rate, 2005–09 45

LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 1: United Kingdom publishing market value: $ billion, 2005–09(e) 10
Figure 2: United Kingdom publishing market segmentation I:% share, by value, 2009(e) 11
Figure 3: United Kingdom publishing market segmentation II: % share, by value, 2009(e) 12
Figure 4: Forces driving competition in the publishing market in the United Kingdom, 2009 13
Figure 5: Drivers of buyer power in the publishing market in the United Kingdom, 2009 15
Figure 6: Drivers of supplier power in the publishing market in the United Kingdom, 2009 17
Figure 7: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the publishing market in the United Kingdom, 2009 18
Figure 8: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the publishing market in the United Kingdom, 2009 20
Figure 9: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the publishing market in the United Kingdom, 2009 21
Figure 10: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: revenues & profitability 25
Figure 11: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC: assets & liabilities 25
Figure 12: Guardian Media Group plc: revenues & profitability 29
Figure 13: Guardian Media Group plc: assets & liabilities 29
Figure 14: News Corporation: revenues & profitability 36
Figure 15: News Corporation: assets & liabilities 36
Figure 16: Pearson plc: revenues & profitability 41
Figure 17: Pearson plc: assets & liabilities 42
Figure 18: United Kingdom publishing market value forecast: $ billion, 2009–14 43





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