Claverley Company

Wolverhampton’s Express & Star— the nation’s biggest-selling regional evening newspaper is among more than 25 local titles owned and published by this firm. Claverley’s revenue comes from newspapers, printing and marketing of computer systems to the publishing industry. These activities contributed to sales of £168.5m in 2007. The company remains in family hands and is chaired by Douglas Graham.

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Company details
Year2008
Rank245
CompanyClaverley Company
ActivityPublisher, printer
LocationWolverhampton
Sales £m168.5
Operating profit £m4.4
Main shareholdersDouglas Graham and family
Staff2,301
Founded1973
Websitewww.expressandstar.com

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* supplied by Company   † annualised figure   ‡  profit = ebitda