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Magazine & Periodical Publishing in Canada: Market Research Report

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Magazine & Periodical Publishing in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 51112CA | May 2015

Lifestyle issue: Publishers will refocus on strengthening their digital offerings

IBISWorld’s Magazine & Periodical Publishing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-2.3%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Employment
8,530
Businesses
1,540
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Falling consumer demand and lower print advertising revenue have devastated the Magazine and Periodical Publishing industry. Readers, with ever-increasing access to digital media, have opted to consume digital publications instead of printed magazines and periodicals. This trend has been fuelled by the swift adoption of tablet computers and the increasing capabilities of smartphones. In the coming years, publishers will refocus on strengthening their digital offerings. As more consumers adopt the digital form, advertisers will follow suit through higher and more targeted digital advertising. To capture digital advertising, publishers will expand their digital presence, although competition from online-only publications will accelerate... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

English Magazines

English magazines are the most popular industry product, with general interest magazines accounting for 66.3% of industry revenue, and English business and trade magazines accounting for 9.7% in 2015. General interest magazines are publications with content designed for broad, mass consumption and does not typically require specialized knowledge. Business and trade magazines are targeted towards more specific markets with specialized knowledge. In the five years to 2015, English magazines have grown as a share of the overall market, as larger publishers have invested heavily in digital diversification of their more popular, profitable English magazines. Revenue from digital content has slightly slowed the overall decline for English magazines... 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 operators 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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