The numbers are sobering, with one quite notable Canadian exception!
Click on the charts to enlarge them!
On the first chart, take note of the incredible results turned in by Rogers Publishing… up 14.4%… a praiseworthy accomplishment amidst a lot of red ink.
Not only is it one of the few bright spots, it is a huge increase at a time when so many others are posting equally large negatives.
The second chart looks pretty grim, showing sales by retail class of trade, combining U.S. and Canada.
The third chart shows that Canada is doing better than the U.S., although sales are still down. If your sales are flat, or up, you should feel pretty good, given current market conditions.