Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The industry's growth has been stagnating, particularly in developed markets, where digital media is increasingly replacing print form. The global recession also reduced consumer spending and advertising budgets, which ultimately led to a drop in commercial printing. However, growth in developing markets has somewhat mitigated the industry's revenue declines and industry revenue is forecast to grow in the five years to 2020... read more
The Global Commercial Printing market is concentrated in North Asia, Europe and North America. Geographic distribution of commercial printers is largely based on population size, per capita disposable income and activity in advertising and publishing industries. North America and Europe continue to dominate the geographic distribution of industry revenue, with an estimated 21.1% and 30.8% of revenue, respectively. However, as these countries increasingly digitalize and trend towards online content, printing industries have declined.
Consequently, the industry comprises the largest number of establishments and, therefore, revenue in North Asia... read more