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Global Book Publishers Market to grow at 3.9% through 2032 | Specialty Store Remain the Leading Sales Channel

The book publishers market is expected to surpass a valuation of US$ ~ US$ 93 Bn in 2022 and at a CAGR of approximately ~3.9% through 2032.

The market for books was dominated by regional book stores and specialty stores in 2022 when they accounted for the biggest revenue share (32.4%). All the current bestseller genres can be found in a nearby bookstore. Additionally, purchasing books from the neighborhood shop keeps money flowing inside the local economy.

Key Takeaways from the Book Publishers Market Study

  • In 2022, North America controlled the market and accounted for the highest portion of revenues due to the region’s abundance of independent publishers and publishing firms.
  • Friction books are thought to provide the biggest value share in the market for book publishers in terms of book type.
  • According to estimates, the book publishing industry is dominated by East and South Asia.
  • “With the emergence of social and technological changes, the rivalry between firms in the global book publishers market is becoming more intense.
  • A few players in the market are creating a seed fund instead of buying author services, while others are partnering with the newly acquired author services company or merging with a competitor,” says an FMI analyst.

Impact of COVID-19 on the Market

The books market has shifted as a result of the new coronavirus pandemic. People’s ability to leave their homes and get closer to bookstores during the first lockdown in 2020 will have an impact on how many hard copies of books are sold.

However, as the greatest way for readers to adopt new trends, the demand for e-books and audiobooks is rising. Additionally, systems like online education and immersive learning promote market expansion.

Presumably, the introduction of the newest software, hardware, and educational resources will offer a platform for readers to have a real-world experience. As people had free time after finishing their work during the pandemic, many people formed the habit of reading books and novels.

Who is winning?

Leading manufacturers of books are focused on aggressive promotional strategies and advertisements that have driven sales growth of books globally. Major players present in the book publishers market are IDW Publishing, Morris Publishing, MARVEL, Scholastic Inc., Penguin Random House, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt., Pearson, MacMillan Publishers, Simon & Schuster, Inc., HarperCollins Publishers, Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, Hachette Book Group, Planeta, and China South Publishing & Media Group Co., Ltd. among others.

Global Book Publishers Market by Category

By Books Type, Global Book Publishers Market is segmented as:

  • Cookbooks
  • History
  • Science Friction & Fantasy
  • Religion & Inspiration
  • Fiction
  • Mystery
  • Romance
  • Others (Horror, Comic, Biographies, etc.)

By Region, Global Book Publishers Market is segmented as:

  • Supermarket/Hypermarket
  • Retail Shops
  • Specialty Stores
  • Online Retailers
  • Other Sales Channel

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