Global Professional Publishing Market Research Report 2022: A $78.5 Billion Market in 2022 from $74.7 Billion in 2021 - Forecasts to 2026

Dublin, April 18, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Professional Publishing 2022-2026" report has been added to's offering.

This Global Professional Publishing 2022-2026 market research report has found that that the total market for this category is valued at $74.7 billion for 2021, which represents a gain of 4.9% over 2020.

This industry includes the following four professional publishing segments: Tax, Accounting, and Business; Legal; Scientific and Technical; and Medical Publishing. The author also forecasts the total market to reach $78.5 billion in 2022, gaining 4.8% over 2022; however, a poor macro environment is expected to dampen some growth through 2026.

In addition to analyzing the market size and segments for these key segments, the report provides details on a wide range of other issues, trends, and forces defining and impacting the global professional publishing market.

These include a breakdown of the market by format, geography, and sources of information; analysis of the macro environment including the impact of government policy, taxes, and R&D; an overview of the product landscape, broken down into online content, journals, books and other formats; and an analysis and profile of the leading players: RELX, Thomson Reuters, Wolters Kluwer, Gartner, S&P Global, IHS Markit, Intuit, Kantar, Sage Group, and Springer Nature.

Also detailed are M&A activity among all segments for 2020, 2021 and 2022; as well as a global perspective and forecast.

Among the key findings highlighted in the report are:

  • The largest segment within professional publishing is Tax, Accounting and Business, which generated revenue of $40.8 billion in 2021, gaining 7.1% year over year.
  • RELX continues its reign at the top of the professional publishing industry, delivering revenue of $8.9 billion in 2021 with a market share of 11.9%
  • Strategic M&A activity, a tight market focus, and application of advanced technology has powered the tax, accounting, and business segment as the growth engine for professional publishing.
  • Content-drive technology, incorporating AI, machine learning and other advanced technologies is creating new opportunities for publishers to drive growth and improve profitability.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Methodology

  • Introduction
  • Definitions by Market Segment
  • Business Publishing
  • Legal Publishing
  • Scientific & Technical Publishing
  • Medical Publishing
  • Elimination
  • Definitions by Format
  • Online Content/ Information Databases
  • Platforms/ Tools & Solutions
  • Abstracting & Indexing Services
  • Journals
  • Books
  • Definitions by Geography
  • Sources of Information
  • Methodology for Estimates and Forecasts

2. Executive Overview

  • Introduction
  • Leading Competitors
  • Competitive Landscape
  • Market Trends
  • Outlook

3. Market Trends

  • Introduction
  • Current Trends
  • Macro Environment Clouds Strategies
  • The Transformation of Content
  • The New Dimensions of Data
  • Government Policy Impacts
  • Superfund Taxes Return
  • New Corporate Tax Increases
  • Sales Taxes Boom
  • The Tax Matrix
  • Legal Revenue Trending Upward
  • The Expanding Universe of Legal Professionals
  • R&D Spending Trends
  • Library Spending Plans
  • Top Issues for Academic Libraries
  • Healthcare Spending Metrics

4. Product Landscape

  • Introduction
  • Online Content
  • Journals
  • Books
  • Other Formats
  • Product Formats by Publishing Segment

5. Leading Competitors

  • Introduction
  • Leading Professional Publishers
  • RELX
  • Company Overview
  • Recent Company Performance
  • Publishing Strategy
  • Innovation
  • Thomson Reuters
  • Wolters Kluwer
  • Gartner
  • S&P Global
  • IHS Markit
  • Intuit
  • Kantar
  • Sage Group
  • Springer Nature
  • Thomson Reuters
  • S&P Global
  • M&A: Tax, Accounting and Business Publishing
  • M&A: Legal Publishing
  • M&A: Scientific & Technical Publishing
  • M&A: Medical Publishing

6. Global Perspective & Forecast

  • Introduction
  • Currency Effects
  • Professional Publishing by Geography
  • Tax, Accounting and Business Publishing
  • Legal Publishing
  • Scientific & Technical Publishing
  • Medical Publishing
  • Market Forecast
  • Global Markets
  • Product Segments
  • Forecast: Leading Publishers

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