Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Printing industry suffered over the past five years due to the decrease in print advertising, as advertisers moved online. This decline is expected to slow over the five years to 2019 as the economy turns around. But falling revenue will still reflect the shift to electronic media... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
Overall, the Printing industry has medium barriers to entry. There is a large number of small firms in this industry and a low level of market share concentration, given that the top four companies in the industry account for less than 25.0% of revenue. The industry has a relatively low level of industry regulation; in general, printing companies face the same environmental regulations that apply to the majority of Canadian manufacturers.
Barriers to entry, however, vary by industry segment and are relatively higher in the more capital-intensive segments. One of the most significant barriers to entry is capital investment in either offset or digital printing presses... purchase to read more