DVD, Game & Video Rental in Canada: Market Research Report

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DVD, Game & Video Rental in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 53223CA | Jul 2015

Game over: Industry revenue will continue to decline amid increasing external competition

IBISWorld’s DVD, Game & Video Rental market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2015, revenue for the DVD, Game and Video Rental industry has severely contracted amid increasing external competition and a wider shift toward substitute services such as on-demand television and subscription-based streaming services. Because of their relative affordability and increasing convenience, more consumers are using these services, decreasing demand for brick-and-mortar stores offering rental services for DVDs and video games. Over the five years to 2020, industry revenue is expected to continue decreasing consumers continue to opt for more long-term services such as subscription-based streaming services... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The location of industry establishments is largely in line with the distribution of the population in Canada. For the most part, television sets and movie playing devices are owned by an overwhelming majority of the population. Similarly, 95.0% of Canadian households own a computer and over 60.0% own at least one game console. Thus, to a limited extent, the distribution of population is more relevant to industry locations than any one geographical factor.

The bulk of industry activity occurs in two primary provinces: Ontario and Quebec. Collectively, IBISWorld estimates that over 70.0% of industry establishments are located in these two provinces, which also account for a little over 60.0% of the national population... purchase to read more


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What is the DVD, Game & Video Rental Industry?

This industry comprises operators that rent out prerecorded media such as movies, television and video games. This industry excludes revenue generated from mail-distributed, kiosk-distributed, on-demand and web streaming rentals.

Industry Products
Prerecorded video rentalVideo game rentalMedia retail salesOther merchandise sales
Industry Activities
Renting video games (both computer and console) Renting video cassettesRenting video DVDsRenting Blu-ray discs

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