Archant, founded in Norwich in 1845, claims to be the largest publisher of regional and local lifestyle magazines and associated digital media in Britain. It owns a range of specialist magazine titles and has extended its activities into exhibitions, events and digital media. The group is led by chief executive Jeff Henry, 56. As we went to press, the group reported sales declined to £109.4m and profits to £1.7m.

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Company details
Year2017
Rank247
CompanyArchant
ActivityNewspaper, magazine publisher
LocationNorwich
Sales £m115.5
Operating profit £m4.8
Main shareholdersColman and Copeman families, management and former staff (100%)
Staff1,459
Founded1845
Websitewww.archant.co.uk

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