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Global Magazine Publishing Market Research Report | Dec 2015

The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Magazine Publishing global market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at an international level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Revenue
$100bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-0.3%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment ('000)
564
Businesses
17,250
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Global economic volatility and the rise of accessible internet has severely diminished advertising revenue and circulation for the Global Magazine Publishing industry, which has been slow to recover. Alternative media, including quickly expanding online content, is increasingly competing for readers' time and for advertising spending. However, new technologies represent expansion opportunities for magazine publishers. Online distribution models and e-zines make it easier for companies to sell their products to new markets. This will be propelled by rising living standards and disposable income in newly industrialized countries like China, India and Brazil, which house a significant share of the world's population.

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Industry SWOT Analysis

Low disposable income and a consumer transition to cheaper online products during the recessionary years dented circulation and advertising revenue by limiting magazine readership. This trend cut into industry revenue and viability significantly over the five years to 2015. As a result, industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the global economy, is forecast to increase at a mere 1.5% annualized rate during the 10 years to 2020. By contrast, world GDP is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 3.4% during the same period. The Global Magazine Publishing industry is expected to contract as a share of world GDP over the next 10 years, signifying an industry that is in the decline stage of its life cycle... read more

 


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What is the Global Magazine Publishing Industry?

The Global Magazine Publishing industry comprises enterprises that publish magazines or periodicals. These businesses carry out the operations necessary for producing and distributing magazines and other periodicals, such as gathering, writing and editing articles, and selling and preparing advertisements. These enterprises may publish magazines and other periodicals in print or electronic form.

Industry Products
Consumer magazine subscriptionsConsumer magazine newsstand salesDigital consumer magazinesOther periodicals
 
Industry Activities
Periodical publishingMagazine publishingJournal publishingTV guide publishing


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