An e-reader is a digital device used to access and read e-books. The specialty of an e-reader is that it is handy, and end-users can carry this device without any extra effort. Moreover, e-reader vendors are offering licenses to access e-books either free of charge or at a discounted price. The whole library of e-books that can be accessed through an e-reader provides a great advantage for end-users compared to moving around localities searching for the right books and spending energy, time, and money. The benefits of e-readers are being realized by potential customers across the globe.
The analysts forecast the Global e-Reader market to grow at a CAGR of -21.17 percent in terms of unit volume sales over the period 2013-2018. In terms of revenue, the market is expected to grow at a CAGR of -29.64 percent over the period 2013-2018.
This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global e-Reader market for the period 2014-2018. To calculate the market size, the report considers the revenue generated from the sales of e-readers. The report presents the current market scenario as well as the forecast of substitute e-reading devices including tablets and smartphones.
The report, the Global e-Reader Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global e-Reader market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
The gradually spreading awareness of e-readers and the demand for application-specific devices are key emerging trends for e-readers globally. The penetration of the internet has provided global transparency to its users, updating them with information on the launch of new devices such as e-readers.
According to the report, one of the key factors driving the growth of the market is the increase in e-learning programs from reputable universities, which has led to growth in demand for e-readers from people across the world. The rapid digitization of books and reading materials in the Education industry and the corporate world has led to demand for e-readers.
Further, the report states that one of the key challenges in this market is the increased penetration of smartphones and tablets. The rapid penetration of these devices in the emerging markets is overshadowing the adoption of e-readers.
The study was conducted using an objective combination of primary and secondary information including inputs from key participants in the industry. The report contains a comprehensive market and vendor landscape in addition to a SWOT analysis of the key vendors.
Key Topics Covered:
01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
03. Scope of the Report
04. Market Research Methodology
06. Market Landscape
07. Geographical Segmentation
08. Key Leading Countries
09. Buying Criteria
10. Market Growth Drivers
11. Drivers and their Impact
12. Market Challengess
13. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
14. Market Trendss
15. Trends and their Impact
16. Vendor Landscape
17. Key Vendor Analysis
18. Other Reports in this Series
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