IBISWorld’s Catalog Printing Services procurement research is intended to help you save time and money in the initial research stages of the buying process. Our data and analysis explain the characteristics, pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and negotiation tactics of Catalog Printing Services to help your company negotiate strategically with suppliers. Our report insights also give your company the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives to better manage the sourcing process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Catalog Printing Services - Recent Price Trend

The price of catalog printing services has declined at an estimated annualized rate of 1.2% in the three years to 2017. Falling demand for market services has been the primary reason for the drop in prices. However, declining input costs have also pulled prices downward.During the past three years, businesses have directed an increasing amount of their marketing investments toward digital media...


Catalog Printing Services - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of ownership for catalog printing services is high. Buyers should therefore expect to pay more than 100.0% of the benchmark price in additional annual costs. High total cost of ownership is detrimental to buyers because it is more difficult for them to budget for expenses.The primary additional costs that buyers face in this market are paying for photographers and graphic designers...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of catalog printing services. This service involves printing black and white or color booklets that companies sell or distribute for free to end users. Companies use catalogs to promote their brands or list their available products and services. Typical buyers include advertising agencies, retailers and colleges and universities. Catalog printing services are available from commercial printers and business service centers. This report excludes printing equipment and accessories, as well as other types of printing services, such as fabric printing and industrial printing.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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