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Books, News and Stationery Retailing in South Africa – Market Summary & Forecasts ;Comprehensive overview of the market, consumer, and competitive context, with retail sales value and forecasts to 2019


With a share of 3.1% of overall retail, the market for books, news, and stationery reached ZAR29 billion in 2014. Furthermore, the market is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 6.29% over the next five years, to reach a sales value of ZAR39.3 billion in 2019. Sales from online stores are witnessing significant growth due to a wider product choice. In addition, e-books are also growing, driven by the increasing use of smart phones and related gadgets.

Key Findings

  • Books, news and stationery segment is projected to witness steady growth over the next few years and account for 3.2% of the total retail market by 2019.
  • Spend per head on books, news, and stationery will grow at a CAGR of 5% during the next five years.
  • Online retail channel to post healthy growth in the forecast period.

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Books, News and Stationery Retailing in South Africa Market Summary & Forecasts is a detailed sector report providing a comprehensive analysis of the emerging trends, forecasts and opportunities to 2019.

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 2009 to 2019
  • Sales of books, news and stationery products through the following channels from 2009 to 2019: 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 South Africa and their presence across distribution channels


  • Gain a comprehensive knowledge on books, news and stationery sector in the South Africa 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 behavior
  • Understand the fastest growing categories including printed media and stationery and cards, with insights on performance across key channels from 2009, with forecasts until 2019
  • 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
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