Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The traditional revenue model of UK newspaper publishers has been torn up in recent years due to falling demand for print media and declines in advertising revenue. The transition from print to digital has been far from seamless and although the growth rates of digital revenue have been impressive, the digital business is still in its infancy. The industry includes businesses that produce articles for publication in print editions or electronic form, including on the internet. Industry revenue is expected to decline at a compound annual rate of 5.7% over the five years through 2014-15. In 2014-15, the industry is projected to generate revenue of £4.6 billion, a 4.9% decline on the previous year... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Establishments in the UK Newspaper Publishing industry are more widely spread than most industries, which reflects the number of local and regional newspapers in operation around the United Kingdom. The location of newspaper publishing establishments is influenced by the population, economic activity and partly by the historical development of the industry.
London, the South East and Scotland
London has the highest proportion of industry establishments with 18.1% of the total in 2013. It is the second most populous region and is the area with the highest level of economic activity, which encourages a large number of local papers... purchase to read more