Magazine & Periodical Publishing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Magazine & Periodical Publishing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 51112CA | Oct 2014

Lifestyle issue: Declining subscription sales and rising digital competition will limit growth

IBISWorld’s Magazine & Periodical Publishing 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 and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Falling demand from consumers and advertisers has damaged the Magazine and Periodical Publishing industry. Industry operators have only slowly recaptured some lost revenue with digital offerings of magazines and periodicals. Moreover, deteriorating demand, coupled with changing industry assistance, has forced many operators to close or reduce total operations. Nonetheless, in the five years to 2018, industry revenue is expected to rebound somewhat, driven by rising consumer disposable income and increased digital diversification... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Magazine and Periodical Publishing industry has a low share of market share concentration, athough market share concentration has risen in the five years to 2014. The top four players in the market account for 30.8% of total industry revenue. Market share concentration has increased in the five years to 2014, as many smaller operators folded. Demonstrating this, the number of enterprises has declined at an average annual rate of 2.4% to 1,570 in the five years to 2014. Operators have struggled due to limited demand, declining print advertising and more stringent industry assistance. Demand for magazines has been limited, as consumer attention has been diverted to digital-only products... purchase to read more


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What is the Magazine & Periodical Publishing Industry?

This industry produces and distributes magazines and periodicals in print and online. This industry does not include firms that exclusively sell online magazines or periodicals.

Industry Products
General interest - EnglishGeneral interest -FrenchBusiness and trade - EnglishBusiness and trade - French
Industry Activities
Selling magazines and periodicalsDistributing magazines and periodicalsResearching topicsEditing articlesDesigning advertisementsDesigning articles

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