February 21, 2023

Future has increased newsstand market share in 2022 according to latest ABC data

Digital powerhouse, Future Publishing, has increased its market share on the UK newsstand by 1.2% to 23.2%, according to the latest Audit Bureau of Circulations (ABC) market share analysis.

Standout 2022 figures include:

  • The Week has seen exceptional growth in UK Newsstand, increasing by 3.7% and outperforming the Current Affairs market in Total Print by 3%.
  • Homes titles have 50.5% of UK newsstand share with three brands outperforming the market: Period Living at 8.6%, Homes & Gardens at 10.4% and Country Homes & Interiors at 10.7%.
  • FourFourTwo has had a fantastic World Cup year with sales up 13% on newsstand and 11% in total print. 
  • What’s on TV once again had the largest single issue sale in the whole market with its Christmas double issue, selling 1,358,192 copies.

In addition, tech brand T3 has seen 1.3% growth over 2022 and women’s lifestyle brand woman&home has grown 1.6%. Heritage brands have also shown strong performances, with Country Life up 1.2% and The Field growing 1%.

Claire Blunt, Chief Operating Officer of Future, said: “We are really proud of our strong performance this year with many of our titles outperforming competition. Gaining in market share proves how much Future is committed to print as we continue to deliver on our strategy to drive revenue share.”