Newspaper Printing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Newspaper Printing Market Research Report | SIC C18.110 | Nov 2013

Out of print: Industry revenue plummets as news moves online and demand declines

IBISWorld’s Newspaper Printing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry is comprised of companies that print, on their own behalf or on a contract basis, newspapers or other periodicals appearing at least four times a week. Competition from online substitutes is wreaking havoc on the Newspaper Publishing industry. While many publishers have been able to respond to the competition by building their own online brand and thus 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 5.8% over the five years through 2013-14 to reach £459.8 million. This includes a forecast current year decline of... 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 10.4% over the 10 years through 2018-19. Over the same period, UK GDP is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.3%. 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 other periodicals appearing more than four times a week

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