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

The Newspaper Printing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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 Locations Chapter

London and the South East

London has the most newspaper printing establishments, with over 21.0% estimated to be located in the region. London is the traditional home to newspaper production, with publishers and printers locating there for many years. Although it is not quite so dominant nowadays, the largest proportion of industry establishments are still located in London. The city is the major centre of economic activity and has important transport infrastructure that can facilitate the speedy distribution of newspapers throughout the United Kingdom. The location of newspaper printers is also reflective of population spread. The nature of the production of newspapers means that the publishing, printing and distribution must be carried out in one night... 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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