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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Outdated: Industry revenue will continue to decline amid increasing external competition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 can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The DVD, Game and Video Rental industry is categorized by a low level of market share concentration, with the largest company in the industry accounting for 2.3% of industry revenue in 2014. Market share concentration has fallen significantly over the five years to 2014, with the bankruptcy of Blockbuster Canada and Rogers Video, the two largest players at the time.

Blockbuster was the largest player in 2009; however, the demise of its US segment resulted in the liquidation of its Canadian assets. After Blockbuster Canada's exit from the industry in 2011, Rogers Video (then owned by Roger Plus) became the largest video rental chain in Canada, followed by Le SuperClub Videotron... 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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