UK's Daily Mail publisher posts 15% drop in quarterly revenue

The publisher of Britain's Daily Mail newspaper said that group revenue fell 15% in the three months to the end of December, dragged down by falls in print advertising revenues at its papers and by cancellations in its events business. Daily Mail and General Trust said that group quarterly revenue came in at 304 million pounds ($416 million), down 15% on an underlying basis, but excluding the impact of cancelled events it was down 5%. At its newspapers, print advertising revenues fell 38%, compared to an 8% rise in digital advertising.

Reuters | London | Updated: 21-01-2021 12:58 IST | Created: 21-01-2021 12:52 IST
UK's Daily Mail publisher posts 15% drop in quarterly revenue
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The publisher of Britain's Daily Mail newspaper said that group revenue fell 15% in the three months to the end of December, dragged down by falls in print advertising revenues at its papers and by cancellations in its events business.

Daily Mail and General Trust said that group quarterly revenue came in at 304 million pounds ($416 million), down 15% on an underlying basis, but excluding the impact of cancelled events it was down 5%.

At its newspapers, print advertising revenues fell 38%, compared to an 8% rise in digital advertising. The group said that the impact of the pandemic meant it was difficult to provide short-term forecasts.

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