Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

Publishers Association hails ‘biggest year ever for UK publishing’ in latest report

Stephen Lotinga, chief executive of the Publishers Association, has cautioned the industry faces uncertainty in the aftermath of Brexit and in the midst of Covid-19, after the PA reported in its latest yearbook the trade had its “biggest year ever” in 2019.

Although the trade started 2020 in the best shape it has ever been, recording growth in print and digital revenues virtually across the board, Lotinga conceded he was concerned about the industry’s future, in view of the free trade deals with “important” markets still to be worked out and the impact of Covid-19 on publishing revenues. “...

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