Articles Tagged ‘Torstar’


Torstar first quarter revenue down 6.6%

Growth in distribution was not enough to offset declines in print advertising revenue for the Toronto Star parent company.


The Grid announces beer and cider festival

The September event builds on the Torstar weekly’s roster, including the Toronto Music Run, Burger Week and Cocktail Week.


The Grid and Aux launch music-fuelled night run

The event will be jointly produced between the two titles in Toronto this August, with plans to expand to other Canadian cities in the future.

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The Grid to redesign on heels of design award

A narrower, more magazine-like format of the Torstar-owned weekly will hit news boxes and retail April 10.


Toronto Star changes sales structure

The Torstar paper is moving its sales operations to Metro to provide a single and national point of contact for marketers in Canada.

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Metro rolls out a new front-page ad format

The waterfall wrap, a multi-page unit that reveals new content as readers flip through, launched with an ad from Mazda Canada.


Torstar posts Q3 losses

The media company attributed its media segment losses to declines in newspaper ad revenue, while digital losses were due to lower revenues at Wagjag and Workopolis.

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Future of print: The Grid eyes larger events presence

Publisher and editor Laas Turnbull talks about the weekly’s plans to add three new events to its slate in 2014, including a spring edition of its Cocktail Week.

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Torstar revenue sees second-quarter decline

The media co attributed its losses in the media segment to declines in print advertising revenue at newspapers, while digital losses were due to lower revenues at Wagjag.


Torstar down in first quarter

The company saw a drop of $9 million in its media group because of ongoing print ad revenue declines.


Juice Mobile signs with Metro

The company has signed a deal to represent the Torstar paper’s mobile inventory to advertisers.


Newspaper circ down across the country: CCAB

Paid circulation for 2012 was down across the board, with the largest loss from the Winnipeg Sun.


Toronto Star tops in TO: NADbank

The Torstar paper pulled in the most readers both in print and online for the city according to the latest numbers.


Toronto Star announces restructuring

The Torstar paper is outsourcing page production and most print design work and reducing staff levels in other areas following revenue challenges.


The Grid grows sales team

The Torstar-owned weekly promotes Carrie Gillis to associate publisher and adds to the sales team.