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Examine the World Online Books Market

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World Online Books Market

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Online Books in Millions of US$. The specific product segments analyzed are Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Latin America. Annual forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2000 through 2015. The report profiles 167 companies including many key and niche players worldwide such as Abebooks Inc., Alibris, Amazon.com Inc., Barnes & Noble, Inc., Books24X7, Books-A-Million, Inc, Borders, Inc., eBay, Indigo Books & Music Inc., Kinokuniya Company Ltd, Oxfordbookstore.com, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Waterstone's, and WHSmith.co.uk. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-2

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

Consumer Books I-3

Children's Books I-3

Academic & Professional Books I-3

Other Books I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. Market Dynamics II-1

Outlook II-1

Trends II-1

Convenience and Discounts Propel Online Book Sales II-1

Major Online Companies Compete to Shape Online Books Market II-1

Google Jumps Onto the Bandwagon of Online Booksellers II-2

Survival of the Fittest-The Current Market Mantra II-2

Thriving Online Used Books Market II-2

Factors Affecting Online Purchasing II-2

Advantages of Online Book Retailing II-2

Unlimited Selection II-2

Competitive Pricing II-3

Creating Proprietary Content II-3

Customizing and "Up-selling" II-3

Reduced Dependence on Distributors II-3

Key Segments II-3

Consumer Books II-3

Children's Books II-3

Academic & Professional Books II-3

Other Books II-3

2. The E-Book Industry II-4

E-Books: Redefining the Book Industry II-4

Publishers Woo Libraries to Increase E-Books Sales II-4

Factors Affecting Purchase of E-Books II-4

An Overview of Various Revenue Sources in the E-Book Market II-4

Lucrative for E-Publishers, Authors and IT Companies II-5

Emerging Security Platforms II-5

Distinction between eBook Technology Platforms II-5

PDF Vs OEB: The Battle for E-Book Formats II-5

E-Book Formats and their Supporting Readers II-6

Table 1: Devices Used by E-Book Readers (2004): Percentage

Breakdown by Device - Desktop Computers, LaptopComputers,

PDA, Dedicated Readers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6

3. Product Launches II-7

AbeBooks.com Introduces Novel Online Book Recommendation System II-7

Google and Bavaria State Library To Launch Books Online II-7

E-Yearbook.com Launches Website for Old College Yearbooks II-7

Motivate Publishing Launches booksarabia.com II-7

Abebooks.com Launches New Section on Potter mania II-7

Amazon Join Hands with Maruzen II-7

UTSA Bookstore to Launch Edoption Website II-7

Cosmox and Nieuwsmedia Roll Out Online Bookstore II-8

Books24x7(R) Launches Online Reference on Technology Issues II-8

WOWIO Launches Website with Free Download of Books II-8

Tower Records Opens Online Bookstore II-8

Safari Books Launches Safari Library II-8

State Library of Kansas To Unveil New Online Audio Books II-8

SPA Launches BooksfromScotland Online Portal II-9

Books24x7(R) Launches ExecBlueprintsTM II-9

Amazon.com Launches the Arthur Celebrity Audiobook II-9

ReadersParadise.com Introduces New Books II-9

Books24x7 Presents EngineeringPro II-9

Books24x7 Introduces ExecSummaries II-9

Audio Books from King County Library System II-9

Pearson Introduces Online Version of 300 US College Textbooks II-10

Amazon Introduces "Search Inside the Book" Feature for Online

Book Shopping II-10

MCJ to Offer E-Books Online for Reading on Cell Phones in Japan II-10

Fictionwise Launches Libwise II-10

Snagabook.com Provides Online Service to Students II-10

InScribe Publishing Launches babEbook II-10

4. Recent Industry Activity II-11

CDON AB to Acquire Finnish Online Bookstore II-11

ValueSetters to Merge with 30fold LLC II-11

Xinhua Media to Acquire Dangdang.com II-11

Amazon.com Acquires Brilliance Audio II-11

BookSurge and Kirtas Allies with Universities & Public Libraries II-11

Princeton University Library Partners with Google II-12

a1books Forays into the Indian Online Retail Market II-12

Google Partners with Texas Varsity II-12

Telmex Partners with ClickandBuy and e-Libro II-12

Borders to Recommence Online Book Trading II-12

Ingenta Eyes Online Book Market II-12

AbeBooks Acquires IberLibro.com II-13

Sydinvest Acquires Stake in Bookline II-13

Abebooks Acquires Stake in LibraryThing.com II-13

Oak Hill Acquires Alibris II-13

Abebooks Acquires FillZ II-13

Books24x7(R) Partners with CCH II-13

Google Enters into Partnership With UC II-14

Oxford Bookstore Allies with Mobile 365 II-14

Abebooks Acquires BookFinder.com II-14

CITTIO Joins Forces with Safari Books Online II-14

The New York Public Library Enters into a Partnership with Google II-14

SUPC Enters into an Agreement with ebrary II-14

Microsoft Corp. Enters into a Deal with British Library II-15

ebrary Enhances Public Library Complete Collection II-15

Wiley InterScience Releases New Sales Model for Online Books II-15

VitalSource Technologies Launches VitalSource Store II-15

Amazon.com Inc. Acquires Joyo.com Ltd II-16

Google Partners with Stanford II-16

Abebooks Provides Room for New Books II-16

YesAsia.com Establishes Online Bookstores in Singapore, Taiwan

and China II-16

BooksInPrint.com Launches Children's Section II-16

NetLibrary Alliances with Gale to Offer Downloadable E-Books II-16

OfficeMax Sets up Online Bookstore II-16

Council of Logistics Management's Online Bookstore II-17

Bookshare.org, Online Library for Visually Impaired II-17

National Geographic Launches Online Book Club for Kids II-17

Bertelsmann Reorganizes Online Book Club II-17

upFront.eZine Unveils New CAD-orientated Online Bookstore II-17

Powell Establishes New Warehouse II-17

SkillSoft Purchases Books24x7 II-17

Booxtra Takes Over Buecher.de II-18

Amazon Purchases Mediantis II-18

Amazon.com Acquires Borders.com II-18

Pearson Education and netLibrary in Partnership II-18

Adobe Inks Agreement with Amazon, InterTrust, Palm II-18

Simon & Schuster Sells Digital Books Online II-18

Plus Inaugurates Online Store II-18

Afrocentric Bookstore Enters E-Commerce Business II-19

GreatUnpublished Establishes Online Business II-19

WHSmithco.uk Signs Up Services of JustBooks.co.uk II-19

E-Book Systems Releases FlipBrowser Gold Software II-19

Bertelsmann Revamps Online Business Structure II-19

Pearson and O'Reilly Associates Unveils Safari Books Online II-19

OverDrive and MediaBay Sign an Agreement II-19

5. Focus on Select Global Players II-20

Abebooks Inc. (abebooks.com) (Canada) II-20

Alibris (alibris.com) (USA) II-20

Amazon.com Inc. (USA) II-20

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (barnesandnobleinc.com) (USA) II-20

Books24X7, Inc. (books24x7.com) (USA) II-21

Books-A-Million, Inc (USA) II-21

Borders, Inc (borders.com) (USA) II-21

EBay Inc. (USA) II-21

Indigo Books & Music Inc. (Canada) II-21

Kinokuniya Company Ltd (kinokuniya.co.jp) (Japan) II-22

Oxfordbookstore.com (India) II-22

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (USA) II-22

Waterstone's (waterstones.com) (UK) II-22

WHSmith.co.uk (UK) II-22

6. Global Market Perspective II-23

Table 2: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Online Books by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23

Table 3: World Long-term Projections for Online Books by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-23

Table 4: World 10-Year Perspective for Online Books by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-24

Table 5: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Consumer Books by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25

Table 6: World Long-term Projections for Consumer Books by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25

Table 7: World 10-Year Perspective for Consumer Books by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-26

Table 8: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Children's Books by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-27

Table 9: World Long-Term Projections for Children's Books by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-27

Table 10: World 10-Year Perspective for Children's Books by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-28

Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Academic & Professional Books by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

Table 12: World Long-Term Projections for Academic & Professional Books by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, & Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-29

Table 13: World 10-Year Perspective for Academic & Professional Books by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-30

Table 14: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Other Books by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31

Table 15: World Long-term Projections for Other Books by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-31

Table 16: World 10-Year Perspective for Other Books by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) Middle East and Latin America Markets for Years 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-32

III. MARKET

1. The United States III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Outlook III-1

Market Trends III-1

Online Book Market-A Threat to Independent Bookstores III-1

Tracking Purchase Patterns III-1

Table 17: US Book Sales by Product Segment: 2005-2006 (US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-1

Table 18: Leading Players in the US Market for Online Books (2005(E)) - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Company for Amazon.com, Barnesandnoble.com, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 19: Online Purchases in the US by Category (In Percentage) (2002 & 2005(E))- Clothing/Apparel, Computer Software/Hardware, Books, Tickets (Concert/Events/Movie), Music, Videos (CDs/DVDs), Consumer Electronics, Flowers, Groceries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 20: Number of Hours Spent on Various Media: 2000 (In %) - Television, Radio, Recorded Music, Daily Newspapers, Consumer Books, Consumer Magazines, Home Video, Consumer Online Access, Home Video Games (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 21: Book Sales in the US by Sales Channel (2005(E)) - Large Chain Bookstores, Book Clubs, Independent/Small Chain Bookstores, Internet, Mail Order/Catalogs, Mass Merchandisers (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-3

Table 22: Children's Books Sales by Category: 2001 (In Million Units) - Picture/Storybooks, Coloring/ Activity Books, Nonfiction Books, Series/Chapter Books, Novelty Books, Religious Books, Educational Workbooks, Leveled Readers, Classic Literature, Sound Books, Reference Books (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4

Table 23: US Children's Books Sales by Distribution Channel: 2001 (In Million Units) - Book Clubs/Mail Order/Book Fairs, Bookstores, Mass Merchandisers, Dollar Stores, Variety Stores, Drugstores, Supermarkets, Warehouse Clubs, Toy Stores, Craft/Hobby Stores, Internet (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-4 e-Books Market: Exhibiting Maximum Potential III-5

Used Books Market: Advantage Online III-5

Table 24: Percentage Breakdown of Used Book Revenues in the US by Location (2003-2005)- Book Stores, Online and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Table 25: Percentage Breakdown of Used Book Unit Sales in the US by Location (2003-2005)- Book Stores, Online and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-5

Product Launches III-6

Strategic Corporate Developments III-8

Leading Players III-13

B.Market Analytics III-15

Table 26: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 27: US Long-term Projections for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

Table 28: US 10-Year Perspective for Online Books Parts by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets for 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

2. Canada III-17

A.Market Analysis III-17

Outlook III-17

Key Players III-17

B.Market Analytics III-18

Table 29: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 30: Canadian Long-term Projections for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 31: Canadian 10-Year Perspective for Online Books by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets for 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

3. Japan III-20

A.Market Analysis III-20

Outlook III-20

Japanese Book Market III-20

Key Player III-20

B.Market Analytics III-20

Table 32: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 33: Japanese Long-Term Projections for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

Table 34: Japanese 10-Year Perspective for Online Books by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets for 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

4. Europe III-22

A.Market Analysis III-22

Outlook III-22

Europeans Spending More Online III-22

Table 35: Percentage of Expenditure Spent Online by European Consumers: By Country -Denmark, France, Italy, Netherlands, Spain, Sweden, UK (In %) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

B.Market Analytics III-23

Table 36: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Online Books by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 37: European Long-term Projections for Online Books by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 38: European 10-Year Perspective for Online Books by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for France, Germany, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 39: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 40: European Long-term Projections for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 41: European 10-Year Perspective for Online Books by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets for 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-26

4a. France III-27

A.Market Analysis III-27

Outlook III-27

Table 42: Leading Online Purchases in France (2000 & 2005(E)) (In %) - Leisure Travel, Music, Books, Stocks/Mutual Funds, ToysFrench Books Market (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 43: French Trade Book Sales: 1999-2001 (US$ Million) - Fiction, Practical Books, Reference Books, Children's Books, Art Books, Cartoon Strip Books, Current Events/Essays, Religious Books, Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

Table 44: French Trade Book Sales: 1999-2001 (In Percentage) - Fiction, Practical Books, Reference Books, Children's Books, Art Books, Cartoon Strip Books, Current Events/Essays, Religious Books, Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 45: Sales of Children's Books in France: 1998-2001 (In US$ Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

B.Market Analytics III-30

Table 46: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 47: French Long-term Projections for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 48: French 10-Year Perspective for Online Books by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets for 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

4b. Germany III-32

A.Market Analysis III-32

Outlook III-32

Table 49: Leading Online Purchases in Germany (2000 & 2005(E)) (In %) - Books, Clothes, Music, PC Software, and Electronics (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 50: Market Share of German Online Book Companies in terms of Value Sales: 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 51: Retail Sales of Books in Germany: 2004 (% Share in Terms of Value through Various Distribution Channels) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-33

Product Launch III-33

B.Market Analytics III-34

Table 52: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 53: German Long-term Projections for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

Table 54: German 10-Year Perspective for Online Books by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets for 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

4c. The United Kingdom III-36

A.Market Analysis III-36

Outlook III-36

Shopping-A Key Online Activity III-36

Table 55: Percentage Breakdown of Online Spending By Category in the Year 2005 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

Online Book Market III-36

Table 56: UK Book Market by Categories (2000 & 2005(E)) - Percentage Breakdown by Category for Fiction, Non-Fiction, Children, Academic and Professional, Scientific, Technical, and Medical School Textbooks, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 57: Book Market in the UK: 1997-2000 (In billion Units) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 58: Online Sales of Books in the UK: 2003-2006 (In Percentage) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 59: UK Books Market (2006) - Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales by Retail Distribution Channel for-Waterstones, Amazon, WH Smith, Book clubs & mail order, Borders, Tesco, Other Specialists, Other stores, Other Supermarkets, Other Internet and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 60: Major Companies in the UK Online Books Market (2005(E)) (In Percentage) - Amazon, BN.com, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

Strategic Corporate Developments III-38

Key Players III-39

B.Market Analytics III-40

Table 61: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 62: UK Long-term Projections for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 63: UK 10-Year Perspective for Online Books by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets for 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41

4d. Rest of Europe III-42

A.Market Analysis III-42

Outlook III-42

Netherlands III-42

Table 64: Leading Online Purchases in the Netherlands: 2000 & 2005(E) (In %) - Music, Books, PC Software, Leisure Travel, Electronics (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-42

Strategic Corporate Developments III-42

B.Market Analytics III-43

Table 65: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 66: Rest of Europe Long-term Projections for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 67: Rest of Europe 10-Year Perspective for Online Books by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets for 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

5. Asia-Pacific III-46

A.Market Analysis III-46

Outlook III-46

Table 68: Asian Online Books Market by Region: 2000 & 2005(E) (In Percentage) - South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, China, India, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand, and Indonesia (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

A Brief Overview of Select Markets III-46

India III-46

Table 69: Percentage Breakdown of Online Books Sales Ranked by City: 2006 (In Percentage) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Korea III-47

Table 70: E-Commerce Market in Korea: 2003 & 2005(E) (In Percentage) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 71: Popular Product Categories Purchased Online in Korea by Size of Purchase: (2000 & 2005(E)) - Computers/Accessories, Home Appliances/ Electronics/Communications, Books, and Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 72: Popular Product Categories Purchased Online in Korea by Number of Purchases: (2000 & 2005(E))- Books, Computers/Accessories, Music/Video/Instruments/Others (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

China III-49

Overview III-49

Table 73: Major Online Purchases in China: 2004 (In %) - Books, Computer Software, Food/Groceries, Prerecorded Music, Computer Hardware, Entertainment, Travel Related Services, Prerecorded Video (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

Table 74: Leading Online Purchases in Hong Kong: 2004 (In %) - Groceries, Books, Furniture, PC Hardware, PC Software (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Google Competes With Baidu III-50

Australia III-50

Table 75: Leading Online Purchases in Australia: 2004 (In %) - Books, Music, Groceries, PC Software, PC Hardware (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-50

Strategic Corporate Developments III-50

Key Player III-51

B.Market Analytics III-52

Table 76: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 77: Asia-Pacific Long-term Projections for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, & Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 78: Asia-Pacific 10-Year Perspective for Online Books by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets for 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-53

6. The Middle East III-54

A.Market Analysis III-54

Outlook III-54

Service Launch III-54

B.Market Analytics III-54

Table 79: Middle East Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 80: Middle East Long-term Projections for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 81: Middle East 10-Year Perspective for Online Books by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets for 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

7. Latin America III-56

A.Market Analysis III-56

Outlook III-56

Strategic Corporate Development III-56

B.Market Analytics III-56

Table 82: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 83: Latin America Long-term Projections for Online Books by Product Segment - Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2011 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 84: Latin America 10-Year Perspective for Online Books by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for Consumer Books, Children's Books, Academic & Professional Books, and Other Books Markets for 2000, 2007 & 2010 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

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