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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 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

 


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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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