6 News Stand Business Success Stories [2024]

Updated: November 1st, 2023
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Here are some real life success stories of starting a news stand business:

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-> How much does it cost to start a news stand business?
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-> Examples of established news stand business

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1. The Newsette ($40M/year)

How much they make: $40M/year
How much did it cost to start: $15K
Current team size: 38


The Newsette's Daniella Pierson on how to prove your haters wrong

This case study shines a light on Daniella Pierson, the founder of The Newsette, who managed to grow her newsletter from 15,000 to over 500,000 subscribers and increase its revenue from one million dollars to 40 million dollars in only a few years, securing herself a spot as one of the richest women of color in the United States.

Daniella started The Newsette over 9 years ago
Daniella grew the business to $3.33M/month
It cost Daniella $15000 to start the business
Read by 785 founders

4. MarketWatch

MarketWatch is a website that provides financial information, business news, analysis, and stock market data.

They have over 3 million followers and provide real-time market updates (every minute) to their followers. The platform is especially useful for those experienced in trading and the stock market.

Where they're located: Washington, Washington, D.C., United States
Website traffic: 81.9M/month


5. NBC News

Go to NBCNews.com for breaking news, videos, and the latest top stories in world news, business, politics, health and pop culture.

Where they're located: New Valley Governorate, Egypt
Website traffic: 82.5M/month


6. News18

Read CNN-News18 breaking news, latest news from India and World including live news updates, current news headlines on politics, cricket, business, entertainment and more only on News18.com.

Where they're located: Dighalia, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh
Website traffic: 106M/month