Newspapers in the United Kingdom

Newspapers in the United Kingdom industry profile provides top-line qualitative and quantitative summary information including: market size (value and volume 2010-14, and forecast to 2019). The profile also contains descriptions of the leading players including key financial metrics and analysis of competitive pressures within the market. Essential resource for top-line data and analysis covering the United Kingdom newspapers market. Includes market size data, textual and graphical analysis of market growth trends, leading companies and macroeconomic information.

  • The newspaper market is valued as the sum total of all revenues gained from the selling of newspapers including those gained through circulation, subscription (inc. online subscription), and advertising revenue. Newspaper volumes are defined as the average amount of daily newspapers which circulate per issue. Newspapers themselves are defined as paid-for, scheduled publications (therefore this profile excludes free newspapers and their respective circulations) containing articled information, single features, editorials, and advertising prepared prior but made pertinent to the day of publication. All currency conversions in this profile were carried out using constant 2014 average annual exchange rates.
  • The UK newspapers market had total revenues of $6.4bn in 2014, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -8.3% between 2010 and 2014.
  • The UK newspapers market had total revenues of $6.4bn in 2014, representing a compound annual rate of change (CARC) of -8.3% between 2010 and 2014.
  • The performance of the market is forecast to decline further but at a slower pace, with an anticipated CARC of -0.9% for the five-year period 2014 - 2019, which is expected to drive the market to a value of $6.1bn by the end of 2019.

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Macroeconomic indicators provide insight into general trends within the United Kingdom economy

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Table of Contents

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Summary 2

Market value 2

Market value forecast 2

Market volume 2

Market volume forecast 2

Geography segmentation 2

Market rivalry ...

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Executive Summary 2

Market value 2

Market value forecast 2

Market volume 2

Market volume forecast 2

Geography segmentation 2

Market rivalry 2

Market Overview 7

Market definition 7

Market analysis 7

Market Data 8

Market value 8

Market volume 9

Market Segmentation 10

Geography segmentation 10

Market Outlook 11

Market value forecast 11

Market volume forecast 12

Five Forces Analysis 13

Summary 13

Buyer power 14

Supplier power 15

New entrants 16

Threat of substitutes 18

Degree of rivalry 19

Leading Companies 20

Daily Mail and General Trust plc 20

Guardian Media Group plc 23

Trinity Mirror plc 26

News Corporation 29

Macroeconomic Indicators 32

Country Data 32

Methodology 34

Industry associations 35

Related MarketLine research 35

Appendix 36

About MarketLine 36

LIST OF TABLES

Table 1: United Kingdom newspapers market value: $ billion, 2010–14 8

Table 2: United Kingdom newspapers market volume: million units, 2010–14 9

Table 3: United Kingdom newspapers market geography segmentation: $ billion, 2014 10

Table 4: United Kingdom newspapers market value forecast: $ billion, 2014–19 11

Table 5: United Kingdom newspapers market volume forecast: million units, 2014–19 12

Table 6: Daily Mail and General Trust plc: key facts 20

Table 7: Daily Mail and General Trust plc: key financials ($) 21

Table 8: Daily Mail and General Trust plc: key financials (£) 21

Table 9: Daily Mail and General Trust plc: key financial ratios 21

Table 10: Guardian Media Group plc: key facts 23

Table 11: Guardian Media Group plc: key financials ($) 23

Table 12: Guardian Media Group plc: key financials (£) 24

Table 13: Guardian Media Group plc: key financial ratios 24

Table 14: Trinity Mirror plc: key facts 26

Table 15: Trinity Mirror plc: key financials ($) 27

Table 16: Trinity Mirror plc: key financials (£) 27

Table 17: Trinity Mirror plc: key financial ratios 27

Table 18: News Corporation: key facts 29

Table 19: United Kingdom size of population (million), 2010–14 32

Table 20: United Kingdom gdp (constant 2005 prices, $ billion), 2010–14 32

Table 21: United Kingdom gdp (current prices, $ billion), 2010–14 32

Table 22: United Kingdom inflation, 2010–14 33

Table 23: United Kingdom consumer price index (absolute), 2010–14 33

Table 24: United Kingdom exchange rate, 2010–14 33

LIST OF FIGURES

Figure 1: United Kingdom newspapers market value: $ billion, 2010–14 8

Figure 2: United Kingdom newspapers market volume: million units, 2010–14 9

Figure 3: United Kingdom newspapers market geography segmentation: % share, by value, 2014 10

Figure 4: United Kingdom newspapers market value forecast: $ billion, 2014–19 11

Figure 5: United Kingdom newspapers market volume forecast: million units, 2014–19 12

Figure 6: Forces driving competition in the newspapers market in the United Kingdom, 2014 13

Figure 7: Drivers of buyer power in the newspapers market in the United Kingdom, 2014 14

Figure 8: Drivers of supplier power in the newspapers market in the United Kingdom, 2014 15

Figure 9: Factors influencing the likelihood of new entrants in the newspapers market in the United Kingdom, 2014 16

Figure 10: Factors influencing the threat of substitutes in the newspapers market in the United Kingdom, 2014 18

Figure 11: Drivers of degree of rivalry in the newspapers market in the United Kingdom, 2014 19

Figure 12: Daily Mail and General Trust plc: revenues & profitability 22

Figure 13: Daily Mail and General Trust plc: assets & liabilities 22

Figure 14: Guardian Media Group plc: revenues & profitability 24

Figure 15: Guardian Media Group plc: assets & liabilities 25

Figure 16: Trinity Mirror plc: revenues & profitability 28

Figure 17: Trinity Mirror plc: assets & liabilities 28

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