Newspaper Publishing in Canada - Industry Market Research Report

Newspaper Publishing in Canada

The Newspaper Publishing industry in Canada is reeling as a result of competition from digital platforms. Typically, industry revenue is dependent on consumers' per capita disposable income levels and print advertising expenditure, which, in turn, are determined by corporate profit. Amid slow growth in total advertising expenditure over the five years to 2019, print advertising has declined sharply. With the advent of mobile devices and the rollout of next generation broadband technology, demand for physical newspapers has steadily declined. Industry publishers have responded by strengthening their digital presence, which has grown considerably over the past five years. Over the five years to 2024, newspaper revenue is expected to continue its descent.

This industry publishes and distributes print newspapers. Companies that only publish online news are excluded from this industry.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.

  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Total advertising expenditure
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2019)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2019)
    • Table Business Locations 2019
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major Players
    • Table Postmedia Network Canada Corporation (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
    • Table Torstar Corporation (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
    • Table Quebecor Inc. (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
    • Table The Globe and Mail (industry-relevant operations) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital Intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs. growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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