Global Magazine Publishing: Market Research Report

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Global Magazine Publishing Market Research Report | Dec 2014

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
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 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


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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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