Knight-Ridder: Commercial Print Revenue Down

Share this content:
Commercial print revenue for publisher Knight-Ridder Inc. was down in December as the company saw across-the-board revenue declines in 2001, the company said.


The decline in commercial print was evident in the company nonadvertising and noncirculation revenue, which fell 41 percent to $8.9 million in December 2001, compared to December 2000. For the year, revenue in the category fell $133.4 million in 2001, a 25.2 percent decrease compared to 2000.


Overall revenue for Knight-Ridder in 2001, including advertising and circulation revenue, fell 8.2 percent to $2.9 billion, compared with $3.1 billion in 2000. The company said it faced soft markets for all its major revenue-generating businesses, although general and classified revenues were down slightly less than they had been in November.


Knight-Ridder, San Jose, CA, is the nation's second-largest newspaper publisher and operates two newsprint companies.


close

Next Article in Direct Mail

Sign up to our newsletters

Company of the Week

Since 1985, Melissa has helped thousands of companies clean, correct and complete contact data to better target and communicate with their customers. We offer a full spectrum of data quality solutions, including global address, phone, email, and name validation, identify verification - available for batch or real-time processes, in the Cloud or on-premise. Our service bureau provides dedupe, email/phone append and geographic/demographic append services for better targeting and insight. For direct mailers, Melissa offers easy-to-use address management/postal software, list hygiene services and 100s of specialty mailing lists - all with competitive pricing and excellent customer service.

Find out more here »

Career Center

Check out hundreds of exciting professional opportunities available on DMN's Career Center.  
Explore careers in digital marketing, sales, eCommerce, marketing communications, IT, data strategies, and much more. And don't forget to update your resume so employers can contact you privately about job opportunities.

>>Click Here