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Global Magazine Publishing: Market Research Report

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Global Magazine Publishing Market Research Report | Dec 2016

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.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Forecast
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Global Magazine Publishing industry has struggled over the past five years due to rising competition from online media. As internet penetration has expanded, particularly through mobile devices, consumers have had on-the-go access to digital content alternatives. Although magazine circulation has remained relatively steady, newsstand sales have declined in developed economies, leaving publishers to sell heavily discounted subscriptions in order to bolster their audience and maintain value for advertisers. However, new publishers have emerged across the developing world to cater to emerging middle classes, offsetting closures of print publications in the United States and contributing to a net increase in global industry participation... read more

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Market share concentration in the Global Magazine Publishing industry is low, with no company expected to account for more than 5.0% of total industry revenue. Nonetheless, concentration can vary drastically depending on specific country markets. For example, in the United States, the top four publishers account for an estimated 30.1% 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. Sev.. 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 salesConsumer print ad salesConsumer magazine digital adsTrade magzines
Industry Activities
Periodical publishingMagazine publishingJournal publishingTV guide publishing

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