Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Though low disposable income in developed nations and diminished revenue from advertising hampered the industry during the Great Recession, newly industrialized nations have increased their consumption and demand for magazines in line with their rising standards of living. Magazine operators will increasingly invest in online and mobile applications to attract readers. As a result of these factors, circulation and revenue are expected to expand over the next five years... read more
Industry Key Buyers
The top four industry players are expected to account for just 12.5% of industry revenue in 2014. Nonetheless, concentration can vary drastically depending on specific country markets. For example, in Australia, the top four corporate groups account for an estimated 64.5% of revenue. In the United States, the top four industry firms account for about 20.6% of revenue.
During the past five years, market share concentration has gradually increased due to some consolidation. In addition, technological changes and low disposable income caused many smaller publications to fold... read more