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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Book Publishing in US$

Millions.

The market for Book Publishing is analyzed by the following Segments:

Consumer Books, Text Books, and Professional Books.The report provides

separate comprehensive analytics for US, Canada, Japan, EMEA,

Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. Annual forecasts are provided for each

region for the period of 2006 through 2015. A six-year historic analysis

is also provided for this market.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers I-2 Data

Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics

I-3 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3 Consumer Books I-3 Text

Books I-3 Professional Books I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. Industry Overview II-1 A Curtain Raiser II-1 Market Structure II-1

Nailing Down Consumer Preferences: A Challenge to Reckon With II-2

Meeting Diverse Consumer Preferences: A Major Prerequisite II-2 Rise in

Publishing of Diet and Health Books II-2 What Does It Take to Publish a

Best Seller? II-3 The Formula for Bestsellers II-3 Blockbuster Books

Like Harry Potter Pep Up the Industry II-3 Potter Magic Enchants One and

All II-3 Publishers Fight to Rope in Reputed Authors II-4 Contracts with

Authors Help Publishers Minimize the Risks Involved II-4 Uncertainties

Shroud New Book Launches II-4 Reading As a Hobby Comes Under Siege II-5

Hopes for a Resurgence of Book Reading Hinge Onto Interactive Publishing

II-5 The Audio Books Trend: Are We Listening? II-5 Target Consumer

Clusters II-6 Current Trends in Audiobooks: An Ear to the Ground II-6

Innovations Fan Consumer Interests II-7 Audiobooks Bundling: An Adroit

Marketing Strategy II-7 Challenges in the Offing II-7 Media

Conglomerates in Book Publishing Shift the Focus on Blockbuster Books

II-7 Quality Takes a Backseat II-8 Infringement of Intellectual Property

Rights: A Cause for Concern II-8 IP Violations: A Bane of the Developing

Countries II-8 Google Slapped With Charges of Copyright Infringement

II-9 Used Books Cast a Long Shadow of Threat II-9 University Press

Publications Sustain Losses Due to Illegal Photocopying II-9 The Retail

Arena II-10 Commission Sales Systems: The Pros & Cons II-10 The

Emergence of Internet & Its Cascading Impact On Book Publishing II-10

Online Retailers Step Up the Pressure on Brick & Motor Retailers II-11

Online Marketing: An Effective Weapon to Ward Off Competition II-11 A

Straight Talk About Digitalization of Content & Its Impact On Book

Publishing II-11 E-Books Still Chasing the Elusive Success II-12 Growth

Forecasts for E-books Tames Down II-12 E-Book Landscape Dotted With

Casualties II-13 Why E-Books Failed to Take Flight? II-13 Compatibility

Issues Plague e-Books II-13 Piracy, IP & Copyright Issues Pose

Challenges II-13 DRM Leaves a Lot to be Desired II-14 Utility of Read

E-books Limited! II-14 Reader’s Knowledge Still Challenged, Especially

in the Developing Markets II-14 E-book Reading Devices Fail on the

Quality Front II-14 Hardcore Readers Exhibit No Signs of Cozying Up to

the Digital Print II-15 Opportunities for E-Books II-15 Targeting the

Right Customer Cluster II-15 Promising Consumer Targets for E-Books

II-15 Promising Content Types for E-Books II-17 Innovations in the

E-book Reading Devices Market II-17 Challenges Extended by E-Books to

Traditional Print Books Fizzle Out II-17 Future of E-books: A Rumination

II-18 Key Statistical Findings II-18

Table 1: Global Trade in Book Publishing (2007): Percentage Breakdown of

Exports by Country Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Mexico, Japan,

Germany, Singapore, S.Korea, India, China, Brazil, HongKong,

Philippines, Taiwan, South Africa, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-18

Table 2: Leading Players in the Global Scientific Publishing Market

(2001): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Reed Elsevier (Elsevier

Science), American Chemical Society, Thomson, John Wiley & Sons, Inst.

Of Electrical & Electronics Engineers, Wolters Kluwer, McGraw Hill,

Taylor & Francis, Springer-Verlag, and Others (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-19

Table 3: Leading Players in the Global Healthcare Publishing Market

(2001): Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for Reed Elsevier, Wolters

Kluwer, Thomson, Ingenix, McGraw-Hill, John Wiley & Sons, and Others

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-19

2. Product Overview II-20 Book Publishing: An Introduction II-20 Book

Publishing: A Dynamic Process II-20 Classification of Books II-21

Consumer Books II-21 Text Books II-22 Professional Books II-22

3. Recent Industry Activity II-23 Penguin Merges Avery Books and Gotham

Books II-23 LexisNexis Merges with Wadhwa Publishers II-23 Random House

and Struik Merge to Form Random House Struik II-23 Fujii and Heinecken

Merge to Form Fujii Associates II-23 Sirak & Sirak Associates and

Billbooks & Associates to Merge II-23 Delmar Takes Over PAL Publications

II-24 Saint Benedict Press Acquires TAN Books and Publishers II-24

Capstone Publishers Completes Heinemann-Raintree Acquisition II-24 Grupo

Planeta Acquires Editis II-24 Sourcebooks Acquires Cumberland House

II-25 Kensington Publishing Completes Holloway House Publishing

Acquisition II-25 Jones & Bartlett Publishers Takes Over Tarascon

Publishing II-25 SAGE to Take Over CQ Press II-25 Random House to Take

Over Monacelli Press II-26 Bonnier Publishing Acquires UK-based Templar

Publishing II-26 here! Networks to Take Over PlanetOut II-27 University

of Toronto Press to Acquire a Publishing Arm of Broadview II-27 Douglas

& McIntyre Publishing Completes New Society Publishers Acquisition II-27

Schofield Healthcare Acquires HealthComm U.K, Continence U.K. II-28

Centum Forays into Book Publishing Market II-28 Regent Acquires Book,

Magazine and Online Publishing Business of PlanetOut II-28 Emerald Group

Acquires Parts of a Book Program of Elsevier II-28 Penguin Acquires

Hamilton Wende’s Novel II-29 Amazon Acquires Stakes in LibraryThing

through AbeBooks Acquisition II-29 Pearson Acquires Additional Equity

Interest in Longman Nigeria II-29 Every Baby Company Signs Joint Venture

Deal with Sterling Publishing II-29 Penguin Agrees with Woongjin to

Publish English Classics in Korean II-30 Bloomsbury Publishing Enters

into Joint Venture with Qatar Foundation II-30 DNL eBooks Enters into

Partnership with Global Reader II-30 Del Ray Manga Enters into

Partnership with Cartoon Network Enterprises II-31 Author Solutions

Forms Partnership with CinnamonTeal II-31 Author Solutions Signs

Agreement with Ten New Partners II-32 John Wiley and LibreDigital Forge

Partnership II-32 Wiley-Blackwell Extends Partnership with The Cochrane

Collaboration II-32 HarperCollins and The Wall-Street Journal Enter into

Publishing Partnership II-33 MSLO’s Emeril Lagasse to Collaborate with

HarperStudio II-33 HarperCollins Inks Alliance with Walden Media to

Create Book Imprint for Kids II-33 John Wiley & Sons Enters into

Agreement with Meredith Corporation II-34 Business Plus Inks a Book

Contract with Mitch Joel II-34 Trident Media Group and Free Press

Acquire Rights for Valerie Bertinelli’s Book II-35 Simon & Schuster

Children’s Publishing Enters into Agreement with D.J. MacHale II-35

Sentinel Acquires Global Rights to Huckabee’s Forthcoming Book II-35

Apress Acquires Best-selling Books’ Rights from SpiderWorks II-35

HarperCollins Acquires Rights for Westlife Autobiography II-36 Sharp

Independent at HarperCollins Acquires Eli Gottlieb’s Forthcoming Novel

II-36 TOKYOPOP to Publish ‘Goth: A Novel of Horror’ II-36 Atria Books

Enters into Global Agreement to Publish Spencer Johnson’s New Book II-36

Titan Books Acquires Global Book Publishing Rights from Egmont II-36 RPM

Enters into a Distribution Agreement with Booksource II-37 DCD Media

Establishes New Publishing Unit, Bags Contract for DVD and Books II-37

SPH Subsidiary Establishes New Book Publishing Business II-37 HMHPC

Establishes New K-12 Unit to Streamline Businesses II-37 Hachette Book

Publishing India Commences Operations II-38 HBG Establishes New

Publishing Arm II-38 McGraw-Hill to Enter Brazilian Publishing Market

II-38 Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Divests College Division to Cengage

Learning II-39 Bertelsmann to Divest North American Book Club Business

II-39 Scholastic Divests Its Direct-to-Home Continuities Business in the

US II-39 Borders Group Divests International Businesses to ARW II-39

Reader’s Digest to Divest Several Assets to Imagine Nation Books II-39

Three Canadian Publishing Imprints Merge II-40 Cappelens Forlag and Damm

& Son Merge to Create Cappelen Damm AS II-40 Ingenta Publishing Merges

with VISTA International II-41 Macmillan Acquires Frank Brothers II-41

CFM Religion Publishing Takes Over Benziger and Resources for Christian

Living II-41 Houghton Acquires Certain Harcourt Businesses to Form

Global Publishing Major II-41 Pearson Acquires Some of Harcourt’s

Business Operations II-42 1105 Media Takes Over Federal Employees News

Digest II-42 Kappa Investment Announces Acquisition of Stake in Bendon

Publishing II-42 Shutterfly Acquires Ownership of Make It About Me II-42

Summit Business Media Takes Over Agent Media II-42 Amazon.com Completes

Acquisition of Brilliance Audio II-43 Shine Holdings Takes Over Alpaca

II-43 Ripplewood Holdings Acquires Reader’s Digest Association II-43

Perseus Books Group Acquires PGW II-44 TigerPress Acquires Van Volumes

II-44 Quarto Group Completes Acquisition of Motor Books International

II-44 Ediouro Takes Over Nova Aguilar II-44 Cooper Square Publishing

Completes Northland Publishing Acquisition II-44 Egmont Serieforlaget

Takes Over Rasmus Klump ApS II-45 Rizzoli International Completes Hugh

Lauter Levin Associates Acquisition II-45 Editis to Acquire Gründ

Publishing II-45 R.R. Donnelley Acquires Von Hoffmann from Visant

Corporation II-45 Profile Books Takes Over Serpent’s Tail II-46 New

Harbinger Publications Takes Over Instant Help Books II-46 Apax and

OMERS Acquire Assets of Thomson Learning and Nelson Canada II-46 Bertram

Capital Takes Over Author Solutions II-46 Author Solutions Takes Over

iUniverse II-47 Hachette Announces Acquisition of PIKA II-47 News

Corporation Acquires Dow Jones II-47 Aschehoug Completes Acquisition of

Forlagene to Form a Publishing Major II-47 edel Music Takes Over

Pabel-Moewig Verlag Book Unit II-47 Objetiva to Take Over Martin Claret

II-48 EMC Takes Over Lawrenceville Press II-48 Forma Publishing to Take

Over Damm Forlag from Egmont II-48 Perseus Acquires Avalon Publishing

Group II-48 The Riverside Takes Over Media Source II-48 Jones and

Bartlett Announces Acquisition of Sandra Smith’s NCLEX Review Books

II-49 Saraiva Takes Over Pigmento II-49 Globe Pequot Completes

Acquisition of Footprint Books II-49 Incisive Media Purchases ALM Media

II-49 Quadrangle Capital Takes Over Dennis Publishing II-49 John Wiley &

Sons Acquires Blackwell Publishing II-50 Editis Acquires Paraschool to

Foray into Interactive Publishing II-50 Fulcrum Concludes Acquisition of

Speck Press II-50 Universal Map Group Takes Over Universal Map

Enterprises II-50 MacMillan to Acquire Angel Estrada’s Textbook Business

II-51 Editis Completes Acquisition of De Boeck Group II-51 LVMH to Take

Over Les Echos II-51 Random House Acquires Controlling Interest in

Virgin Books II-51 Bertelsmann Purchases Stake from Time Warner II-51

Lone Pine Capital Announces Acquisition of Minority Stake in Dogan Yavin

II-52 Citigroup Enhances Stake in Macmillan India II-52 Seven Seas and

Tor Books Form JV for Manga Titles II-52 Quincy Jones Joins Forces with

Robert Thorne to form Quincy Jones Enterprise II-52 Four Publishers in

Spain Form a Joint Venture, Books4Pocket II-53 Random House and Sylvan

Enter into Publishing Partnership II-53 ICF Designates AuthorHouse® as

Official Resource Partner II-53 Thieme Inks Publisher Partnership

Agreement with ebrary II-53 Blurb Enters into Partnership with SmugMug

II-54 Williams Lea Enters into Exclusive Partnership with Reader’s

Digest II-54 Pubnet Inks Multi-Year Deal with BookNet Canada II-54

Wiley-Blackwell Inks Co-Publication Agreement with ISTE II-55 Oregon

Catholic Press and IBS Sign Agreement over ‘IBS Bookmaster’ II-55 Arbor

Books Allies with BeaconOne Insurance II-56 Bridgetech Chooses Harvard

as Content Provider for Its Website II-56 Martin Nutraceuticals Procures

Purchase Order from Chapters II-56 Grand Central Acquires Self-Published

Controversial Novel, America Libre II-57 Del Rey Manga Acquires MAKE 5

WISHES II-57 HarperCollins Acquires Rights to ‘Bright Shiny Morning’

II-57 Walden and Penguin Young Readers Group Acquire Rights to Ingrid

Law’s ‘Savvy’ II-57 Hachette Book Group Signs Agreement with RR

Donnelley to Produce Trade Books II-58 USA Today Inks Deals with Book

Publishers II-58 Scholastic Bags Global Rights to HOTLANTA II-58 PS

Publishing Obtains the Rights to Publish ‘The Language of Dying’ II-58

Chinese Publisher Acquires Rights to Vlad Dracula II-59 Romanian

Publisher Acquires Rights to Sixth Sense II-59 Scholastic Wins

Publishing Rights to Meg Cabot Works II-59 Harcourt Secures Rights to

Publish Two New Books II-59 Kaplan Enters, Extends, and Expands a

Distribution Agreement II-59 Ravenous Romance Launches on the Virtual

Horizon II-59 Xinhua Media to Introduce Digital Interactive Multimedia

Publishing Platform II-60 Random House to Introduce New Imprint II-60

IIL Publishing New York Goes for Online Expansion II-60 Perseus to

Downsize Operations Following Acquisition of Avalon Publishing II-60

4. Product Launches/Innovations II-62 Hyperion to Launch Two New

Non-Fiction Books II-62 Xlibris Announces Release of ‘The Quest Book I’

II-62 Scholastic to Release Paperback Edition of Harry Potter and the

Deathly Hallows II-62 Xlibris Announces Release of ‘Pakrat Bill’ II-62

Zondervan Announces Release of Sarah Palin Biography II-62 Business Plus

Announces Publication of New Mike Krzyzewski Book II-62 RSC Publishing

Releases ‘Molecules of Murder’ II-63 ‘The Ellipse’ Hits Book Shelves

II-63 Silver Dolphin Books Rolls Out New Spring Titles II-63 Delaware

North Companies Releases Cookbook II-63 Balinese-Indonesian-English

Dictionary to be Launched in Singapore II-64 Scholastic Library Rolls

out Science Behind the Scenes™ II-64 HarperCollins and Neopets to Roll

Out a New Series of Books II-64 Tokyopop and Kaplan Partnership

Publishes Vocabulary-Building Manga Series II-65 Scholastic to Introduce

Goosebumps HorrorLand™ II-65 HarperSanFrancisco and NCC Launch NRSV

Bible II-65 Scholastic to Release ‘The 39 Clues’ II-65 SCLG Unveils “Spy

& Medical Files”, Science Behind theScenes, Wicked History II-66 Dabel

Brothers to Publish Dean Koontz Story in Comic Book Form II-66 Scribner

to Publish Steve Martin’s New Book II-66 Blurb Releases BookSmart™ 1.7

Beta Version II-66 Black Box Releases Its Latest Big Book II-67

5. Focus on Select Players II-68 Arcade Publishing, Inc. (USA) II-68

Avalon Publishing Group, Inc (USA) II-68 Barnes & Noble, Inc. (USA)

II-68 Bertelsmann AG (Germany) II-68 Random House, Inc. (USA) II-68

Cambridge University Press (USA) II-69 Grupo Planeta (Spain) II-69

Harcourt, Inc. (USA) II-69 HarperCollins Publishers (USA) II-70 Houghton

Mifflin Company (USA) II-70 Hachette Book Group USA II-70 Informa PLC

(UK) II-71 Taylor & Francis Group Ltd (UK) II-71 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

(USA) II-71 Macmillan Publishers Ltd (UK) II-72 McGraw-Hill Companies,

Inc. (USA) II-72 Pearson PLC (UK) II-72 Penguin Group, Inc. (US) II-73

Reed Elsevier Group PLC (UK) II-73 Scholastic, Inc. (USA) II-74 Simon &

Schuster, Inc. (US) II-74 Shogakukan, Inc. (Japan) II-75 Shueisha, Inc.

(Japan) II-75 Thomson Reuters (US) II-75 W. W. Norton & Company (USA)

II-75 Wolters Kluwer (The Netherlands) II-76

6. Market Perspective II-77

Table 4: Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Book

Publishing by Region – USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

II-77

Table 5: Global Historic Review for Book Publishing by Region – USA,

Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin American Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for

Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-78

Table 6: Global 10-Year Perspective for Book Publishing by Region –

Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA,

Asia-Pacific, and Latin America For Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-79

Table 7: Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Consumer

Books by Region – USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

II-80

Table 8: Global Historic Review for Consumer Books by Region – USA,

Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin American Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for

Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-81

Table 9: Global 10-Year Perspective for Consumer Books by Region –

Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA,

Asia-Pacific, and Latin America For Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-82

Table 10: Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Text Books

by Region – USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin American

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million

for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-83

Table 11: Global Historic Review for Text Books by Region – USA, Canada,

Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin American Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-84

Table 12: Global 10-Year Perspective for Text Books by Region –

Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA,

Asia-Pacific, and Latin America For Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-85

Table 13: Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Professional

Books by Region – USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin

American Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2006 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

II-86

Table 14: Global Historic Review for Professional Books by Region – USA,

Canada, Japan, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and Latin American Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for

Years 2000 through 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 15: Global 10-Year Perspective for Professional Books by Region –

Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for USA, Canada, Japan, EMEA,

Asia-Pacific, and Latin America For Years 2006, 2009 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88

III. MARKET

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

The report profiles 188 companies including many key and niche players

worldwide such as Arcade Publishing, Inc., Avalon Publishing Group,

Inc., Barnes & Noble, Inc., Bertelsmann AG, Random House, Inc.,

Cambridge University Press, Grupo Planeta, Harcourt, Inc., HarperCollins

Publishers, Houghton Mifflin Company, Hachette Book Group, Informa PLC,

Taylor & Francis Group Ltd, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Macmillan

Publishers Ltd, McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc., Pearson PLC, Penguin Group,

Inc., Reed Elsevier Group PLC, Scholastic, Inc., Simon & Schuster, Inc.,

Shogakukan, Inc., Shueisha, Inc., Thomson Reuters, W. W. Norton &

Company, and Wolters Kluwer. Market data and analytics are derived from

primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted

from URL research and reported select online sources.

Global

Book Publishing

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