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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
Revenue
$438m
Annual Growth 10-15
-11.2%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
4,017
Businesses
639
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 Products Chapter

Prerecorded video rentals

Accounting for an estimated 67.0% of industry revenue in 2015, prerecorded video rentals refers to the rental of DVDs, Blu-ray discs and videocassettes. Individuals and households mostly use these services to watch already released movies and television shows. The majority of industry operators focus on DVD and Blu-ray rentals, as these products are the latest iteration in physical video media. In 2010, VCR penetration was measured as 34.0% by BBN Canada before being discontinued as a statistic because of its irrelevancy. This marks a significant decline from 83.0% in 2005, and hence why videocassette rentals account for an almost negligible share of this segment's revenue... 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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