Books, News and Stationery Retailing In Belgium-Market Summary & Forecasts; Comprehensive Overview Of The Market, Consumer, And Competitive Context, With Retail Sales Value And Forecasts To 2020: Ken Research

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.


“Books, News and Stationery Retailing in Belgium-Market Summary & 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


Ken Research
Ankur Gupta, Head Marketing & Communications

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