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

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

DVD, Game & Video Rental in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 53223CA | Jul 2014

Outdated: Industry revenue will continue to decline amid increasing external competition

IBISWorld’s DVD, Game & Video Rental market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$561m
Annual Growth 09-14
-14.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
4,801
Businesses
497
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2014, 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 2019, 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

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A moderate amount of capital is required to successfully undertake operations in the industry. Industry operators are largely dependent on location to attract customers. These locations are generally highly populated and near high-traffic spots such as retail strips or malls, which have parking space and are easily accessible. Additionally, the store must have ample storefront space to display merchandise and attract potential customers. Given that rent is estimated to account for 10.0% of industry revenue, the cost to rent or purchase a location can pose a barrier to entry.

Supply agreements for recently released films create barriers to entry. Aside from the difficulty associated with negotiating supply agreements as a new entrant, existing agreements can pose an equal problem... 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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