Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The traditional revenue model of UK newspaper publishers has been torn up by 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. Industry revenue is expected to decline at a compound annual rate of 5.7% over the five years through 2015-16. During the current year, the industry is projected to generate revenue of £4.8 billion, a 2.3% decline on the previous year.
The two traditional revenue channels for UK newspaper publishers are advertising and sales of printed newspapers, both of which have contracted in the past five years... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The spread of establishments in the UK Newspaper Publishing industry 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 has the highest proportion of industry establishments according to latest estimates from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), with 18.9% of the total. It is the second most populous region and is the area with the highest level of economic activity... purchase to read more