Stop the press: Rising competition from digital media will suppress demand in mature economies

The Global Newspaper Publishing industry has faced rising external competition from digital media formats, which have lowered the industry's subscription rates and revenue base over the past five years. Over the next five years, greater internet access across the globe will continue to pressure newspaper publishers. Readership and advertising will transition away from print mediums to digital news outlets and platforms, limiting the industry's growth potential. Publisher decline will be more pronounced in advanced economies, although their digital segments are expected to grow. Newspaper publishing is projected to fare better in emerging economies, preventing steeper revenue declines in the global industry...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$130bn
Annual Growth 12-17
-5.0%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
1,176,289,000
Businesses
35,251
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The threat of online media and the exodus of advertising revenue are anticipated to continue
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Global Newspaper Publishing industry remains a significant contributor to the information sector. Nevertheless, the shifting media landscape, ushered in by the proliferation of digital channels and devices, has significantly eroded the importance of print media. This is particularly true in advanced economies, where over the past five years, advertisers have refocused their expenditure on digital outlets, including social media, digital radio, blogs, podcasts and streaming websites. As advertising spending has migrated to the internet, advanced-economy publishers have had to revise their business models; whereas previously newsgathering was funded by advertisers, increasingly it is supported directly by readers through newsstand sales and subscription fees...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Global Newspaper Publishing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Global Newspaper Publishing Industry are

  • Access to niche markets
  • Automation efficiencies
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Global advertising expenditure and Global internet usage in the Global Newspaper Publishing industry impact industry performance..

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    What's in this report

    What is the Global Newspaper Publishing Industry?

    The Global Newspaper Publishing industry produces and distributes newspapers, which includes gathering news; writing news columns, feature stories and editorials; printing newspapers; and selling and preparing advertisements. These enterprises may publish newspapers in print or electronic form, but the industry excludes publications that only publish online.

    Industry Products
  • Circulation
  • Advertising
  • Industry Activities
  • Publishing newspapers in print
  • Publishing newspapers in electronic form
  • Operating newspaper publishers
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Global advertising expenditure
  • Global internet usage
  • Global number of adults aged 35 to 64
  • Global per capita income

  • Current Performance
    Advertising is evolvingDigital threat and opportunityProfitability and industry responseEmerging countries on the rise
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Divergent regional trendsPublishers respond to competitionConsolidation in developed countries
  • Table: Global Newspaper Publishing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Global Newspaper Publishing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Global Car & Automobile Manufacturing
  • Global Wholesale Trade
  • Global Department Stores and General Merchandise Stores
  • Global Convenience Store Chains
  • Global Supermarkets
  • Global Commercial Real Estate
  • Global Advertising Agencies

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Global Basic Organic Chemicals Manufacturing
  • Global Logistics - Road Transport
  • Global Paper & Pulp Mills
  • Global Wired Telecommunication Carriers
  • Other Global Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Circulation
  • Advertising
  • Chart: Global Newspaper Publishing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Readers aged 65 years and over
  • Readers aged 45 to 54 years
  • Readers aged 55 to 64 years
  • Readers aged 35 to 44 years
  • Readers aged 25 to 34 years
  • Readers aged 18 to 24 years
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Global Newspaper Publishing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Global Newspaper Publishing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Global Newspaper Publishing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Global Newspaper Publishing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Global Newspaper Publishing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Global advertising expenditure (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Broadsheet
  • Broadsheet newspapers are relatively large in dimension and are generally associated with more intellectual newspapers, although a trend toward compact newspapers is changing this.
  • Circulation
  • A newspaper's circulation is the number of copies it distributes on an average day.
  • Tabloid
  • Tabloids are generally about half the size of broadsheets, and are often perceived as sensationalist in contrast to broadsheets.
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    The global economy presents its own set of opportunities and threats for businesses in a range of industries. IBISWorld’s Global Newspaper Publishing global market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies globally and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Global Newspaper Publishing market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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