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DMGT sells off regional arm

Northcliffe

Daily Mail and General Trust is to sell off its regional newspaper business, Northcliffe Media, to a newly formed group called Local World, which will combine its local titles with those of regional publisher Iliffe News & Media Limited.

Mail launches mobile commerce app

Mail app

Daily Mail readers will soon be able to use smartphones to buy products from their newspaper’s pages in what is thought to be the first mobile commerce service of its kind.

June newspaper market a damp squib

Newspapers

The wettest June since records began appears to have dampened the majority of the national newspaper market’s circulations, according to the latest ABC figures.

DMGT warns of profit fall this year

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DMGT, owner of the Mail newspapers, Metro and a number of business services has warned that full year group operating profit will be lower than last year, dragged down by weak advertising revenues in its newspapers.

Q&A with Metro MD Linda Grant

Metro

Managing director of free newspaper Metro Linda Grant is a former marketer for Capital Radio and Associated Newspapers and most recently commercial development director at MailLife. The Metro brand is now extending across multiple channels. MW: What is the Metro positioning? Linda Grant: “Metro is more than a newspaper – it’s ingrained in people’s daily […]

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