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Canadian Heritage - Book Distribution All Hilighted

Canadian Heritage - Book Distribution All Hilighted

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Book Distribution in Canada’sEnglish-Language Market
turner-riggs
 
May 2008
 
 
Book Distribution in Canada’s English-Language Market 
The opinions expressed herein are those of the author and do notnecessarily reflect those of the Department of Canadian Heritage.
Catalog number: CH44-134/2008E-PDFISBN 978-1-100-10319-8May 2008
Turner-Riggs
Strategy Marketing CommunicationsVancouver, British Columbia, Canadaknockknock@turner-riggs.com •www.turner-riggs.com
 
Book Distribution in Canada’s English-Language Market 
TABLE OF CONTENTS
 
Executive Summary • 41.0 Introduction • 6-8
1.1 Distribution Basics • 8
2.0 Trading Partners • 9–23
2.1 The Book Supply Chain in Canada’s English-Language Market • 9–112.2 An Introductory Note on the Participants in the Supply Chain • 122.3 Distributors • 13–162.4 Sales Representation • 17–182.5 Wholesalers • 19–23
3.0 Terms of Trade • 24–29
3.1 A Brief Introduction to the Canadian Book Trade • 24–253.2 Sales and Distribution Costs • 25–293.3 Wholesale Terms • 29
4.0 Issues in Book Distribution • 30–47
4.1 Important Characteristics of Book Distribution • 30–314.2 Efficiency and Technology • 31–334.3 Economies of Scale • 334.4 Inventory Management • 34–364.5 The Role of a Large-Scale National Wholesaler • 37–384.6 The North American Supply Chain • 39–444.7 Price Deflation • 45–464.8 The Publisher-Distributor Relationship • 46–47
5.0 Market Access for Canadian-Authored Titles • 48–54
5.1 Key Market Characteristics and Their Implications • 485.2 The Selection Function • 48–495.3 Publisher Size and Nationality • 49-505.4 Distribution Arrangements for Canadian-Owned Publishers • 50–535.5 The Situation for Canada’s Smallest Publishers • 535.6 Summary • 54
6.0 Digital Distribution • 55–61
6.1 Emerging Digital Distribution Systems • 56–586.2 The Digital Asset Distributor • 59–606.3 The Influence of Market Leaders • 60–61
7.0 Conclusion • 62–63
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