RCS (Rizzoli-Corriere della Sera Media Group S.p.A) - Statistics & Facts

RCS MediaGroup S.p.A. (formerly Rizzoli-Corriere della Sera) is an international multimedia publishing company operating in magazines, newspapers, books, radio and TV broadcasting, as well as being active in the advertising sector, with a revenue of 504.1 million euros as of the end of June 2016. Founded in 1972 by Angelo Rizzoli, RCS MediaGroup now provides its products and services in Italy, Spain, Portugal, China, the United States and South America.

The Corriere della Sera, also known as "the Via Solferino newspaper" after the street where it is located, is an Italian daily newspaper published by RCS MediaGroup in Milan with an average daily circulation of 404 thousand copies as of the first half of 2016. Established in 1876, the newspaper now has an online version - corriere.it - which registered 2.6 million unique views as of the June 2016.

La Gazzetta dello Sport is another newspaper owned by RCS MediaGroup, covering various sports. With 183 thousand copies in circulation in the first half of 2016, La Gazzetta dello Sport is one of the most widely read daily newspapers in Italy.

RCS MediaGroup’s presence in the Italian media market is also extended through the magazine industry, publishing the magazines ggi, Amica, Io Donna, Living, Style Magazine, among others, as well as classifying 4th out of eight book publishing houses in Italy in 2015. The market shares covered by RCS in the magazines and book industries were about 4.2 percent of the magazine industry as of June 2016 and 10.3 percent of the book market in 2015.

RCS MediaGroup S.p.A. also operates in the advertising sector. In 2015, the advertising and events revenue of the publishing group reached about 344.9 million euros, a decrease compared to the previous year. The advertising revenue alone in the first half of 2016 amounted to 94.2 million euros in Italy, while in Spain it was 53.1 million euros.

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