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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
Revenue
$108bn
Annual Growth 08-13
-6.2%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment ('000)
555
Businesses
16,945
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

Starting a New Business

Companies entering the industry must grapple with reader acceptance of and loyalty to existing titles. Existing periodicals can lock in sales through subscriptions, which are typically a 12-month commitment but can sometimes be as long as three years.

Large established companies in this industry have market power, and they can benefit from economies of scale and scope. For example, large operators can potentially benefit from negotiating lower paper and printing costs. They may be better able to finance new title launches over a wide geographic area or develop new digital products. Large companies also can manage and diversifying risks over more titles and control distribution channels and costs... 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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