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Newspaper Publishing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Newspaper Publishing Market Research Report | SIC J58.130 | Jul 2014

Old news: Industry revenue declines as readers turn to free online content

IBISWorld’s Newspaper Publishing 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
Johnston Press Johnston Press market share
News Corporation News Corporation market share
Telegraph Media Group Ltd Telegraph Media Group Ltd market share
The Daily Mail and General Trust The Daily Mail and General Trust market share
Trinity Mirror plc Trinity Mirror plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£5bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-5.7%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
52,211
Businesses
373
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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The rapidly contracting market for news in the United Kingdom, coupled with falling profit for most major newspaper companies, suggests an industry in decline. Cost-cutting measures have also reduced employment in the industry over the past five years, reducing the total amount of wages paid by industry operators. Consequently, industry value added, a measure of the industry's contribution to the UK economy, is expected to fall at a compound annual rate of 1.6% over the 10 years through 2019-20. Real GDP is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.1% over the same period, meaning newspaper publishing will constitute a decreasing share of the UK economy.

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What is the Newspaper Publishing Industry?

The Newspaper Publishing industry includes businesses that produce articles to publish in print and electronic editions. The industry also includes advertising newspapers, but does not include news agency activities (see IBISWorld report J63.910).

Industry Products
Selling display advertisingSelling classified advertisingSelling newspapersSelling digital subscriptions and advertising
 
Industry Activities
Producing print and electronic newspapersNewsgatheringWriting commentary and editorial pieces


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