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Consumer Magazines Market Report Plus 2014 Product Image

Consumer Magazines Market Report Plus 2014

  • Published: January 2014
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • 168 Pages
  • Key Note Publications Ltd

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Bauer Consumer Media Ltd
  • DC Thomson and Co Ltd
  • Egmont UK Ltd
  • Future Publishing Ltd
  • Haymarket Media Group Ltd
  • Hearst-Rodale UK Ltd
  • MORE

This Market Report examines the consumer magazines market in the UK. Although the market observed some improvement during 2010 and 2011, the total consumer magazines market declined once again in 2012 and 2013, with the authors estimating total revenues to have fallen by 1.9% and 0.9%, respectively. This reflects the ongoing decline in print circulations, which have continued to fall over the past decade; as well as a reduction in advertising and ancillary revenue over the past couple of years.

The flat economic growth that has hit the UK since the 2008/2009 recession has also served to put downwards pressure on the market in recent years, with marketing and advertising budgets continuing to remain restricted, along with household expenditure.

Another significant factor behind the decline in print magazine circulations experienced in the UK over the past few years has been the digital migration of readers to online channels, with many people opting to use free online news sites or social media networks in order to read up on the latest gossip and news. Increased uptake of mobile devices in the UK — with over half (51%) of UK adults now owning a smartphone and just READ MORE >

Foreword

Executive Summary

Market Definition

REPORT COVERAGE

MARKET SECTORS

MARKET TRENDS

Long-Term Decline in Magazine Circulation Continues But Some Sectors Showing Promise

Are Publishers Becoming Retailers and Vice-Versa?

The Digital Migration

ECONOMIC TRENDS

MARKET POSITION

The UK

Overseas

Market Size

THE TOTAL MARKET

By Value

By Volume

BY MARKET SECTOR

Print Magazines

Digital Magazines

Industry Background

RECENT HISTORY

NUMBER OF COMPANIES

EMPLOYMENT

REGIONAL VARIATIONS IN THE MARKETPLACE

DISTRIBUTION

HOW ROBUST IS THE MARKET?

LEGISLATION

KEY TRADE ASSOCIATIONS

Association of Newspaper and Magazine Wholesalers

Professional Publishers Association

Competitor Analysis

THE MARKETPLACE

MARKET LEADERS

Bauer Consumer Media Ltd

Condé Nast International Ltd

DC Thomson and Co Ltd

Dennis Publishing (UK) Ltd

Egmont UK Ltd

Future Publishing Ltd

Haymarket Media Group Ltd

Hearst-Rodale UK Ltd

Immediate Media Company London Ltd

IPC Media Ltd

Northern and Shell PLC

MARKETING ACTIVITY

Main Media Advertising Expenditure

Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats

STRENGTHS

WEAKNESSES

OPPORTUNITIES

THREATS

Buying Behaviour

INTRODUCTION

OVERVIEW

PURCHASING BEHAVIOUR

"I Am Purchasing Fewer Magazines Than Last Year"

"I Purchase Magazines on a Regular Basis"

"If I Do Purchase a Magazine I Like to Browse, and Buy a Different Title Each Time Rather Than the Same Title as Last Time"

"I Am Purchasing More Magazines Than Last Year"

ATTITUDES TOWARDS MAGAZINES

"I Think Magazines Are Too Expensive For What They Are"

"I Think Consumer Magazines Are Generally Well Produced and Engaging"

"I Think The Quality of Magazines Has Declined Over The Past Few Years"

METHOD OF PURCHASE

"I Have Purchased a Magazine From a Retail Store or Newsagent in the Past Months"

"I Have Taken Out a Magazine Subscription in the Past Months"

"I Have Purchased a Digital Magazine Using My Smartphone/Tablet Computer in the Past Months"

Current Issues

GOVERNMENT AND PRESS GO HEAD-TO-HEAD ON NEW PRESS REGULATIONS

LADS' MAGS FORCED TO 'COVER UP' WITH MODESTY BAGS

OFFICE OF FAIR TRADING DECIDES AGAINST FURTHER INVESTIGATION INTO NEWSPAPER AND MAGAZINE DISTRIBUTION SECTOR

MEDIA TO BLAME FOR RISING DISSATISFACTION OF BODY IMAGE

LAUNCHES AND CLOSURES

The Global Market

OVERVIEW

THE US

CANADA

EUROPE

PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

SOUTH AFRICA

Forecasts

INTRODUCTION

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK

FORECASTS TO

MARKET GROWTH

FUTURE TRENDS

The Multichannel Magazine

Roll Out of Fourth-Generation Network

Interactive Technology

Company Profiles

INTRODUCTION

DEFINITIONS

Turnover (Sales)

Pre-Tax Profit

Profit Margin

Average Remuneration

Sales per Employee

FURTHER INFORMATION

BAUER CONSUMER MEDIA LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

Structure

Brand Information

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

CONDÉ NAST INTERNATIONAL LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

Structure

Brand Information

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

DC THOMSON and COMPANY LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

Structure

Brand Information

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

DENNIS PUBLISHING (UK) LTD

Previous Name and Date of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

Structure

Brand Information

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

EGMONT UK LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Codes

Structure

Brand Information

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

FUTURE PUBLISHING LTD

Previous Name and Date of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Codes

Structure

Brand Information

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

HAYMARKET MEDIA GROUP LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

Structure

Brand Information

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

HEARST-RODALE UK LTD

Previous Name(s) and Date(s) of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Codes

Structure

Brand Information

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

IMMEDIATE MEDIA COMPANY LONDON LTD

Previous Name and Date of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

Structure

Brand Information

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

IPC MEDIA LTD

Previous Name and Date of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

Structure

Brand Information

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

NORTHERN and SHELL PLC

Previous Name and Date of Change

Principal Activities

SIC Code

Structure

Brand Information

Recent Developments

FINANCIAL PROFILE

Sales

Profits

Employees

Balance Sheet/Ratios

Further Sources

Associations

Publications

General Sources

Government Publications

Other Sources

Understanding Consumer Survey Data

Number, Profile, Penetration

Social Grade

Standard Region

- Bauer Consumer Media Ltd
- Condé Nast International Ltd
- DC Thomson and Co Ltd
- Dennis Publishing (UK) Ltd
- Egmont UK Ltd
- Future Publishing Ltd
- Haymarket Media Group Ltd
- Hearst-Rodale UK Ltd
- Immediate Media Company London Ltd
- IPC Media Ltd
- Northern and Shell PLC

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