Books, News and Stationery Retailing in Middle East & Africa, 2014–2019 : Market Dynamics, Retail Trends and Competitive Landscape

 Published On: Oct, 2015 |    No of Pages: 34 |  Published By: Conlumino | Format: PDF
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Summary

Books, News and Stationery retail market in Middle East & Africa is expected to grow at moderate pace over the next five years. Saudi Arabia is the largest market Books, News and Stationery in the region and will continue to retain its leading position, fuelled by strong economic conditions, a large young population, and growing presence of bookstores in the country. During the next five years, Egypt will continue to witness decline in Books, News and Stationery sales owing to the socio-economic crisis after 2011 revolution, which will normalize the overall positive growth in the region.


Key Findings

• The Middle East & Africa Books, News and Stationery market is forecast to mark over US$12 billion in retail sales by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 3.3%, driven by demand for printed media products

• Saudi Arabia will be the fastest growing Books, News and Stationery market at 7% CAGR during 2014–2019

• A key factor driving sales in the region will be the rising demand for translated and regional language e-books

• Online is the fastest growing channel for Books, News and Stationery at 11.6% CAGR, while specialists retailers hold nearly 70% market share in the region


Synopsis

The “Books, News and Stationery Retailing in Middle East & Africa, 2014–2019” report, published by Conlumino, provides analysis of current and forecast market data for retail sales in different channels in the Books, News and Stationery category across the Middle East & Africa.

What else does this report offer?

• Current market sizes and forecasts for 2019 by country with an assortment of charts that ranks countries based on market size, growth rate, value growth and channel sales

• Market insights based on consumer trends, and changing economic and demographic factors on regional and country basis

• Retail sales and fastest-growing markets for the category group and further breakdown for individual sub-categories that includes printed media, and stationery and cards

• Qualitative and quantitative insights of changing Books, News and Stationery’ retail dynamics across various channels Retail sales, market share, and growth rate of channels included: Music, video, book, stationery and entertainment software specialists; convenience stores (including Independents) and gas stations; online; hypermarkets, supermarkets and hard-discounters; cash and carries and warehouse clubs; value, variety stores and general merchandise retailers; department stores


Reasons To Buy

• Get accurate and reliable retail sales data of the five largest Books, News and Stationery markets in Middle East & Africa: South Africa, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Israel and the UAE for 2014 and forecast for 2019 to identify the largest and fastest-growing market and to discover profitable markets for expansion/entry

• Explore an in-depth analysis of retail sales data by channels to spot leading channels in Books, News and Stationery retail space and develop strategies for specific channels

• Gain access to retail sales data at sub-category level across the region to target key markets for each sub-categories and to analyze their current and future growth prospects

• Learn from consumer insights and retail trends and define your strategies based on the need of consumers and retail landscape in the country

• Make country level comparisons to effectively target new revenue streams and align your marketing strategies with the crucial trends influencing consumer behavior

• Track competitive landscape based on the information about store count and latest developments for key Books, News and Stationery retailers in the region

Table of Contents

Global Summary
Global books, news and stationery retail sales are forecast to reach US$567 billion by 2019, with major impetus from developing economies
China is expected to remain as the largest market for books, news and stationery retailing in 2019, growing at a double digit CAGR
Online and duty free retailers are growing at a faster pace, however, specialist stores will continue to be the largest channel for books, news and stationery sales
Online penetration in the books, news and stationery category is high and is forecast to increase further over the next five years
Snippets of retail trends in Middle East and Africa
Saudi Arabia to remain the most attractive market driven by positive economic growth and young working population
Printed media products accounts for largest share in the region
Online channel is set witness high growth driven by demand for regional language books
Middle East & Africa: Books, News and Stationery Retail Market
Middle East and Africa books, news and stationery markets by value 2014 & 2019 (US$ bn)
Middle East and Africa books, news and stationery share of total retail sales, 2009 (%) and 2019 (%)
Middle East and Africa books, news and stationery markets by growth, 2014–2019 (CAGR %)
Books, news and stationery total retail sales breakdown, 2009, 2014 & 2019 (%)
Top five markets by each product category
Sub-category level sales for individual markets
Top three largest and fastest growing channels in fastest growing markets
Share and growth of channels and top five countries in each channel
Major books, news and stationery retail trends and major retailers operating in Middle East and Africa region

List of Figures

Middle East & Africa books, news and stationery markets by value, 2014 & 2019, (US$bn)
Share of each country in the Middle East & Africa books, news and stationery market, 2014 (%)
Share of each country in the Middle East & Africa books, news and stationery market, 2019 (%)
Middle East & Africa books, news and stationery share of total retail sales, 2009 (%)
Middle East & Africa books, news and stationery share of total retail sales, 2019 (%)
Books, news and stationery total retail sales breakdown, 2009, 2014 & 2019 (%)
Books, news and stationery total retail sales breakdown, 2009, 2014 & 2019 (US$bn)
Top five markets by printed media, 2014–2019 (US$bn)
Top five markets by stationery and cards, 2014–2019 (US$bn)
Sub-category level sales across Middle East and Africa
Middle East & Africa books, news and stationery markets by growth 2014–2019 (CAGR %)
Top three largest and fastest growing channels
Middle East Africa channel share in 2014 and growth rate, 2014–2019 (CAGR, %)
Top five markets for music, video, book, stationery and entertainment software specialists, 2014–2019 (US$bn)
Top five markets for convenience stores (including independents) and gas stations, 2014–2019 (US$bn)
Top five markets for hypermarkets, supermarkets and hard-discounters, 2014–2019 (US$bn)
Top five markets for online, 2014–2019 (US$bn)
Top five markets for other specialist retailers, 2014–2019 (US$bn)
Top five markets for other general and non-specialist direct retailers, 2014–2019 (US$bn)
Top five markets for department stores, 2014–2019 (US$bn)
Top five markets for value, variety stores and general merchandise retailers, 2014–2019 (US$bn)
Top five markets for duty free retailers, 2014–2019 (US$mn)
Top five markets for drug stores and health and beauty stores, 2014–2019 (US$mn)
Top five markets for cash and carries and warehouse clubs, 2014–2019 (US$mn)
Top five markets for vending machines, 2014–2019 (US$mn)

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