Articles Tagged ‘Torstar’
John Boynton named CEO of Torstar
The former Aimia and Rogers Communications chief marketer will take the reins from David Holland in March.
Torstar posts improvements in Q4
Revenues from print advertising and subscribers continue to slide, but the media co ended 2016 with a net income rather than a loss.
Printing plant sale leads to positive quarter for Torstar
Declining ad revenue was offset by cost reductions and the sale of its printing plant.
ICYMI: Torstar chief’s plea to MPs, Molson Coors begins agency review
In case you missed it: John Honderich’s speech to Canadian Heritage, Molson Coors’ agency RFP and CF Eaton Centre’s new digital board(s).
Toronto Star to give readers a caffeine jolt
Headline Coffee is the first of what’s expected to be more new startups from the media co as it seeks new revenue streams.
ICYMI: Tarzan Dan to headline Q107; TorStar’s new food pub
In case you missed it: Q107 hires Dan Freeman to host its afternoon drive show; TorStar’s content division launches new pub and Viceland announces its fall premiere dates with some Cancon additions.
Soft national ad market pushes up losses at TorStar
The publisher’s Q2 report shows a net operating loss of $24.3 million, with print ad revenue declining by 16.9%.
TorStar’s David Holland announces retirement
The publishing company is taking the opportunity to cut costs at the highest level following the back-to-back departure of two of his top-level execs.
The Star launches redesigned website
As part of its overall digital transformation, the Toronto publication has introduced a mobile-friendly site.
TorStar reports increased Q1 losses
Falling ad revenues, increased digital investment and restructuring costs were responsible for ballooning quarterly losses.
Paid, non-paid dailies see continued circ drops: CCAB
The audit bureau’s annual report covering 40 member titles charts continuing declines across the country.
VerticalScope boosts Torstar digital, but print slide continues
Executives detail new Star Touch numbers on the fourth-quarter call, which also discussed drops in print ad and flyer revenues and digital gains.
Torstar to close Vaughan printing plant
The closure of the business, which will result in the loss of over 200 full-time jobs, follows the announcement of a deal with Transcontinental.
Metroland Media resumes internal cull
The Torstar division is going through a second round of voluntary buyouts due to a continuing slide in advertising revenue.
Torstar revenue continues slide
Print and subscription drops hurt the media co’s third quarter, as David Holland talks numbers for Star Touch.