Newspaper Printing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Newspaper Printing Market Research Report | SIC C18.110 | Jun 2014

Crumpling up: Revenue is plummeting as consumers choose to read news online

IBISWorld’s Newspaper Printing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Harmsworth Printing Limited Harmsworth Printing Limited market share
Newsprinters Limited Newsprinters Limited market share
Northern & Shell Northern & Shell market share
Trinity Mirror Printing Ltd Trinity Mirror Printing Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry is comprised of companies that print , newspapers or periodicals that at least four times a week on their own behalf or on a contract basis. Competition from online substitutes is wreaking havoc on the Newspaper Publishing industry. Although many publishers have been able to respond to the competition by building their own online brand and attracting advertising revenue from their websites, this is not possible for businesses that derive income from printing physical copies of newspapers. As a result, revenue declines in the Newspaper Printing industry have been savage. Industry revenue is expected to decline at a compound annual rate of 7.1% over the five years through 2014-15, reaching £438.5 million. This includes a forecast decline of 6.5% in the current year... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Newspaper Printing industry is in the decline phase of its economic life cycle. Key signals of this include a declining contribution to the economy, falling revenue and demand and falling participation. Industry value added is projected to decline at a compound annual rate of 9.5% over the 10 years through 2019-20. Over the same period, UK GDP is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.1%. As a result, the industry is making up a smaller portion of the overall economy, a key indicator of its declining life cycle stage.

The industry has been declining for a number of years now, as electronic substitutes (mainly online subscriptions) begin to erode the demand for hard copies... purchase to read more


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What is the Newspaper Printing Industry?

This industry comprises companies that print newspapers on their own behalf or on a contract basis. The industry also includes the printing of periodicals that appear at least four times a week.

Industry Products
Industry Activities
Newspaper printingPrinting periodicals that appear more than four times a week

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