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Newspaper Publishing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: 2.5%

The Newspaper Publishing industry has undergone a period of significant change over the past five years. Industry players have been subject to strong competition from new media platforms, which have changed the way consumers access news content. Circulation numbers and readership among major metropolitan and regional newspapers have declined, which has reduced print advertising revenue for newspaper publishers. Although online revenue for industry operators has increased, digital companies such as Facebook and Google have taken up a large share of online advertising spend. Increased digital revenue has not been enough to offset the sharp fall in print revenue. As a result, industry revenue is expected to fall at an annualised 9.2% over the five years...
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Newspaper Publishing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Newspaper Publishing industry is expected to continue declining over the next five years. Competition from digital media is likely to become even more pronounced, challenging the traditional business models of newspaper publishers. Consumers are likely to continue changing the way they consume content, creating challenges for local newspaper publishers. Following their unsuccessful merger attempt, major players Stuff Limited and New Zealand Media Entertainment (NZME) are likely to engage in fierce cost cutting and restructuring initiatives to preserve their profit margins. Industry players are likely to start diversifying their operations to move towards a more profitable business model, potentially trying new strategies such as digital subscript...
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Newspaper Publishing industry statistics

  • business Number of Businesses: 191
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 6,815

Biggest companies in the Newspaper Publishing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Newspaper Publishing in New Zealand industry include Stuff Limited and NZME Limited.

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What is Newspaper Publishing industry?

Industry Definition

Industry players publish newspapers for distribution in New Zealand. The industry includes firms that publish online newspapers to complement their print publications. The industry excludes firms that only publish content online.

Industry Products and Services

  • Metropolitan newspapers
  • Advertisements in metropolitan newspapers
  • Digital advertisements and subscriptions
  • Advertisements in small-scale newspapers
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Newspaper publishing
  • Online news publishing by printed newspaper publishers

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry players publish newspapers for distribution in New Zealand. The industry includes firms that publish online newspapers to complement their print publications. The industry excludes firms that only publish content online.

Main Activities

  • Newspaper publishing
  • Online news publishing by printed newspaper publishers

Similar Industries

Additional Resources

Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

The number of internet subscribers in New Zealand can be used as a proxy for demand for online content. As more consumers have switched to online formats ...
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Internet subscribers
Business confidence index
Consumer sentiment index
Real household discretionary income

Current Performance

Newspapers and declining readership
Fairfax and NZME merger proposal
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Alternative strategies
 Table: Newspaper Publishing in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Newspaper Publishing in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Newspaper and Book Retailing in New Zealand
Advertising and Market Research Services in New Zealand
Supermarkets, Grocery Stores and Convenience Stores in New Zealand
Consumers in New Zealand



Key Selling Industries

Pulp, Paper and Paperboard Manufacturing in New Zealand
Printing in New Zealand
Paper Product Wholesaling in New Zealand




Products & Services

Large industry firms typically sell newspapers to consumers and businesses. However, most revenue for these firms comes from providing advertisement space...
Households and businesses
Other business advertisers
Government advertisers



Demand Determinants

Newspaper publishers generate revenue by selling newspapers to consumers, and selling advertisements within those newspapers to businesses. Over the past ...
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Major Markets

Households and businesses
Other business advertisers
Government advertisers




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Newspaper Publishing in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The industry is highly concentrated, and this has increased over the past five years. The two major industry players account for over 80% of industry reve...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Newspaper Publishing in New Zealand - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Newspaper Publishing in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

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Stuff

 Table: Stuff - financial performance

NZME.

 Table: NZME. - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Newspaper Publishing industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. In 2019-20, for every dollar spent as wages, an estimated $0.10 is invested i...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Newspaper Publishing in New Zealand - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Newspaper Publishing in New Zealand Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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