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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The DVD, Game and Video Rental industry has strongly contracted in the 10 years to 2020. Industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the economy, is expected to be declining at an average annual rate of 12.1% over the 10 year period. Over the same period, Canada's GDP is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 2.2%. The stark difference between the two rates is indicative of an industry in the declining stage of its industry life cycle. This suggests that the industry's contribution to the economy is and continues to decrease as employment and profit margins shrink.

External competition is the largest contributor to the decline of this industry... 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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