Research and Markets: Global E-reader Market 2014-2018 with Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo & Sony Dominating

DUBLIN — (BUSINESS WIRE) — October 22, 2014Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global E-reader Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.

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.

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.

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.

Key Vendors

  • Barnes & Noble
  • Kobo
  • Sony

Other Prominent Vendors

  • Apple
  • Asus
  • Google
  • Hanvon

Key Topics Covered:

  1. Executive Summary
  2. List of Abbreviations
  3. Scope of the Report
  4. Market Research Methodology
  5. Introduction
  6. Market Landscape
  7. Geographical Segmentation
  8. Key Leading Countries
  9. Buying Criteria
  10. Market Growth Drivers
  11. Drivers and their Impact
  12. Market Challenges
  13. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
  14. Market Trends
  15. Trends and their Impact
  16. Vendor Landscape
  17. Key Vendor Analysis

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