Global Magazine Publishing: Market Research Report

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Global Magazine Publishing Market Research Report | Nov 2013

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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report focuses on industry performance in key regions around the world and identifies the leading companies globally.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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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 SWOT Analysis

Low disposable income and a consumer transition to cheaper online products during the past five years dented circulation and advertising revenue by limiting magazine readership. As a result, industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the global economy, is forecast to decline at a 2.4% annualized rate during the 10 years to 2018 as a result of this trend in the industry's major market. Consequently, the industry is projected to contract as a share of world GDP, which is estimated to rise at a 5.4% annualized rate from 2008 to 2018.

The industry is also being affected by the rise of online media. Information technology is allowing people to automatically share opinions, interests and news, which reduces demand for magazines... 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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