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Books, News and Stationery Retailing in Belgium - Market Summary and Forecasts; Comprehensive overview of the market, consumer, and competitive context, with retail sales value and forecasts to 2020

Published: Jun-2016 | Format: PDF | Verdict Retail | Number of pages: 62 | Code: MRS - 65046

Summary
 With a share of 3.5% of overall retail, the market for books, news, and stationery reached EUR62.43 billion in 2015. Furthermore, the market is forecast to decline at a CAGR of -0.35% over the next five years, to reach a sales value of EUR2.39 billion in 2020. Spend per head on books, news, and stationery will decrease at a CAGR of -0.8% during the next five years.

Key Findings
- E-books are slowly gaining traction in the country due to their convenience and are getting popular among the young age groups 

- The market is dominated by the domestic players

- Online spending on books, news, and stationery is anticipated to increase at a CAGR of 7.24% for 2015-2020.

Synopsis
“Books, News and Stationery Retailing in Belgium - Market Summary and Forecasts” is a detailed sector report providing a comprehensive analysis of the emerging trends, forecasts and opportunities to 2020.

What else does this report offer?

- A thorough analysis of consumer trends changing economic and population factors 

- Both qualitative and quantitative insights and analysis of the shifting books, news and stationery retail dynamics for printed media, stationery and cards from 2010 to 2020

- Sales of books, news and stationery products through the following channels from 2010 to 2020: Music, video, book, stationery and entertainment software specialists; convenience stores (including Independents) and gas stations; online; other specialist retailers; hypermarkets, supermarkets and hard-discounters; cash and carries and warehouse clubs; value, variety stores and general merchandise retailers; department stores; other general and non-specialist direct retailers 

- An overview of key books, news and stationery retailers operating across Belgium and their presence across distribution channels

Reasons To Buy
- Gain a comprehensive knowledge on books, news and stationery sector in the Belgium retail market and develop a competitive advantage from the start of your supply chain

- Investigate current and forecast behaviour trends in books, news and stationery category to identify the best opportunities to exploit 

- Analyze the recommended actions to align your marketing strategies with the crucial trends influencing the consumer behaviour

- Understand the fastest growing categories including printed media and stationery and cards, with insights on performance across key channels from 2010, with forecasts until 2020

- Explore novel opportunities that will allow you to align your product offerings and strategies to meet demand by analyzing the vital economic and population trends, key consumer and technology trends influencing the books, news and stationery market

- Analysis of key international and domestic players operating in the books, news and stationery market - including store counts and revenues that give you a competitive edge - identify opportunities to improve your market share
1 Introduction
1.1 What is this Report About?
2 Executive Summary and Outlook
3 Market Context
3.1 A steadily growing economy with opportunities for retailers
3.1.1 A modest recovery in the economy, indicates a gradual improvement in retail spending
3.1.2 Stable savings rate shows a consistency in retail consumption
3.1.3 Service remains the dominant sector for employment
3.1.4 Improving labour market set to drive retail spending
3.1.5 Improving inflation level may influence retail sales growth
3.1.6 Household consumption expenditure is set to grow with a rise in income
3.2 Balanced demography and social rise in the economy will favour retail market
4 Belgian Shoppers
4.1 Belgium E- Commerce- A poised domestic market
4.2 Belgian food and grocery retailing and changing market leaders
4.3 Belgium- The land of fashion
4.4 Increasing inbound tourists offering growth opportunities in retail sector
5 Doing Business in Belgium
5.1 Summary
5.1.1 Bureaucracy
5.1.2 Business culture
5.1.3 Geography
5.1.4 Infrastructure and logistics
5.2 Key taxation policies
5.3 Belgian tax break is now termed illegal by the European Union
6 Retail - Product Sectors
6.1 Product Sector Analysis
6.1.1 Books, News, and Stationery
6.2 Books, News and Stationery Category Overview
6.2.1 Books, News and Stationery by Channel
6.2.2 Books, News and Stationery by Category
6.3 Books, News and Stationery Category Analysis
6.3.1 Printed Media
6.3.2 Stationery and Cards
6.4 Major Retailers
6.4.1 Books, News, and Stationery
7 Appendix
7.1 Definitions
7.1.1 This report provides 2014 actual sales; while forecasts are provided for 2015 - 2019
7.2 Summary Methodology
7.2.1 Overview
7.2.2 The triangulated market sizing method
7.2.3 Industry surveys in the creation of retail market data
7.2.4 Quality control and standardized processes
7.3 About Verdict Retail
7.4 Disclaimer

Table 1: Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
Table 2: Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales Forecast (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
Table 3: Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
Table 4: Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
Table 5: Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Segmentation (% value), by Channel Group, 2010-2020
Table 6: Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales (EUR mn), by Category 2010-2015
Table 7: Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales Forecast (EUR mn), by Category 2015-2020
Table 8: Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Category 2010-2015
Table 9: Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Category 2015-2020
Table 10: Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Segmentation (% value), by Category, 2010-2020
Table 11: Belgium Printed Media Retail Sales (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
Table 12: Belgium Printed Media Retail Sales Forecast (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
Table 13: Belgium Printed Media Retail Sales (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
Table 14: Belgium Printed Media Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
Table 15: Belgium Printed Media Retail Segmentation, by Channel Group, 2010-2020
Table 16: Belgium Stationery and Cards Retail Sales (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
Table 17: Belgium Stationery and Cards Retail Sales Forecast (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
Table 18: Belgium Stationery and Cards Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2015
Table 19: Belgium Stationery and Cards Retail Sales Forecast (US$ mn), by Channel Group, 2015-2020
Table 20: Belgium Stationery and Cards Retail Segmentation, by Channel Group, 2010-2020
Table 21: Key Books, News, and Stationery Retailers in Belgium
Table 22: Belgium Exchange Rate EUR-US$ (Annual Average), 2009-2014
Table 23: Belgium Exchange Rate EUR-US$ (Annual Average), 2015-2019
Table 24: Verdict Retail Channel Definitions
Table 25: Verdict Retail Category Definitions

Figure 1: GDP Values (Current US$) billion, 2010-2015
Figure 2: Growth Rate of GDP (Constant US$), 2010-2015
Figure 3: GDP Value and Growth (EUR billion, %), 2010-2015
Figure 4: Forecasts for GDP Value and Growth (EUR billion, %), 2015-2020
Figure 5: Gross domestic savings (% of GDP)  2005-2015
Figure 6: Share of Employment by Sector (%), 2005 and 2015
Figure 7: Unemployment Rate (%), 2005-2015
Figure 8: Inflation Growth Rates (%), 2005-2015
Figure 9: Household Consumption Expenditure of Belgium (EUR Billion), 2005 and 2015
Figure 10: Household Consumption Expenditure of Major Countries (US$ Billion), 2015
Figure 11: Growth of Household Consumption Expenditure (%), 2005-2015
Figure 12: Total Population and Growth Rate (Millions, %), 2005-2020
Figure 13: Population Split by Gender (%), 2015 and 2020E
Figure 14: Population Split by Age Group (%), 2015 and 2020E
Figure 15: Per Capita Spend on Retail (EUR), 2005 and 2015
Figure 16: Per Capita Spend (EUR) on Retail by Age Group (%), 2005 and 2015
Figure 17: Rural and Urban Populations (% of total population) 2005, 2015E and 2020E
Figure 18: Major Cities with High Spend on Retail
Figure 19: Doing Business in Belgium
Figure 20: Share of Books, News and Stationery in Total Retail2015 and 2020
Figure 21: Retail Sales Value and Growth (EUR billion, %) of Books, News, and Stationery 2015-2020
Figure 22: Spend-per-Head on Books, News, and Stationery 2015 and 2020
Figure 23: Online Spend in Books, News, and Stationery 2015-2020
Figure 24: Online Share of total Books, News and Stationery Spend 2015 and 2020
Figure 25: Spending per Channel in Books, News, and Stationery (%) 2015 and 2020
Figure 26: Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales and Forecast (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2020
Figure 27: Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Market Dynamics, by Channel Group, 2010-2020
Figure 28: Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Sales and Forecast (EUR mn), by Category 2010-2020
Figure 29: Belgium Books, News and Stationery Retail Market Dynamics, by Category 2010-2020
Figure 30: Belgium Printed Media Retail Sales and Forecast (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2020
Figure 31: Belgium Stationery and Cards Retail Sales and Forecast (EUR mn), by Channel Group, 2010-2020
Figure 32: The Triangulated Market Sizing Methodology

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