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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Book, Periodical & Music Stores


Overview: the U.S. Book, Periodical & Music Stores Industry

This report provides answers to key questions about the industry:
What is the total market size (industry revenue)?

This report shows the total market size for the Book, Periodical & Music Stores industry, comprised of total revenues of both public and private companies over the last five years (2012-2017) and current year estimates.

What is the industry outlook?

The industry Outlook and Forecasts show how the Book, Periodical & Music Stores industry is heading over the next five years (2018-2022). Market forecasts account for historical growth, cyclical changes, and general economic outlook.

Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?

The Market Analysis section shows the five-year growth trends for Book, Periodical & Music Stores, year-by-year from 2012-2017.

Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?

Forecasts for 2018-2022 for the industry show the future growth and market opportunity for Book, Periodical & Music Stores companies.

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What is the average company size in the industry?

The average number of employees and average revenue for a typical Book, Periodical & Music Stores company is charted over time for 2012-2017.

How many companies are in the industry?

Track how many companies compete in the Book, Periodical & Music Stores industry, and how the number of companies has changed over the past five years.


Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Book, Periodical & Music Stores: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)


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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis



Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.



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Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Book, Periodical & Music Stores industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Groceries & Other Food Items For Human Consumption Off The Premises

All Other Groceries & Food Items

Candy, Prepackaged Cookies, & Snack Foods

Bottled, Canned, Or Packaged Soft Drinks & Other Nonalcoholic Beverages

Men's Wear, Including Accessories

TV, DVD/Blu-Ray Players & Recorders, Camcorders, Portable Video Players, E-Book Readers, DVDs, Blu-Ray Discs.

Audio Equipment, Musical Instruments (New & Used), Radios, Audio Electronic Components, CDs, Records, Tapes, Audio Books, Sheet

New & Used Computer Hardware, Software, & Supplies, Including Computer Game Software & Tablet Computers

Computer & Peripheral Equipment

Kitchenware & Home Furnishings

Decorative Accessories & Home Furnishings

Books, Including E-Books

Trade Books, Including Fiction, Non-Fiction, Adult, Juvenile.

Mass Market Paperback Books

Religious Books

Textbooks, Including Workbooks On Elementary, High School, & College Levels

Other Books, Including University Press.

Toys, Hobby Goods, & Games

All Other Merchandise

Office, School, & Packaging Supplies

Greeting Cards, Calendars, Maps, Road Atlases

Magazines & Newspapers

Religious Goods, Except Books

Souvenirs & Novelty Items

All Other Merchandise, Excluding Lottery Ticket Sales/Commissions



U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

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Book, Periodical & Music Stores Industry Price Trends

Rise and fall in market prices are affectedd by supply, demand, and the cost of goods/services sold. Higher demand or COGS will put upward price pressure on prices. Higher competition among Book, Periodical & Music Stores companies will put a downward pressure on prices. The chart shows how prices are changing within the industry, month-to-month over the last three years.

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Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Repairs
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Depletion
Domestic production activities deduction
Advertising
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Depreciation
Amortization
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
 
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics




Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Book, Periodical & Music Stores company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Book, Periodical & Music Stores industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Book, Periodical & Music Stores measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.


Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.


Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.



Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 3%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Sales and Related Occupations 81%
Supervisors of Sales Workers 9%
First-Line Supervisors of Sales Workers 9%
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 9%
Retail Sales Workers 72%
Cashiers 17%
Cashiers 17%
Retail Salespersons 55%
Retail Salespersons 55%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics


Book, Periodical & Music Stores Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

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Innovation News

  • Barnes & Noble College Booksellers trademarks "FIRST DAY" - Education services - 02/23/2018
  • Thrift Books Global trademarks "BOOK CLUB HUB" - Providing a website featuring non-downloadable software for managing logistics of book clubs, including setting up clubs, inviting members, tracking the books they have read, scheduling and managing events, and posting group messages; Providing a website that gives computer users the ability to manage logistics of book clubs, including setting up clubs, inviting members, tracking the books they have read, scheduling and managing events, and posting group messages; Providing an interactive website featuring technology that allows users to manage logistics of book clubs, including setting up clubs, inviting members, tracking the books they have read, scheduling and managing events, and posting group messages - 07/25/2017
  • Books-A-Million trademarks "FRIED PIE" - Publication services - 07/25/2017
  • Barnes & Noble College Booksellers patents Swipe-based Confirmation For Touch Sensitive Devices - 07/20/2017
  • Sidewalk raises $7 million in funding. - 05/18/2015
  • Barnes & Noble patents Method And Apparatus For Using Different Graphical Display Technologies To Enable User Interactivity - 04/21/2011




  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Barnes & Noble135
    Barnes & Noble College Booksellers58
    Books-A-Million

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $775,144 on Book, Periodical & Music Stores. It has awarded 130 contracts to 36 companies, with an average value of $21,532 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount





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