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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 | Jun 2016

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

The DVD, Game & Video Rental market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the five years to 2016, 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 next five years, industry revenue is expected to continue decreasing as 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 less than 5.0% of industry revenue in 2016. Market share concentration has fallen significantly over the five years to 2016, with the bankruptcy of Blockbuster Canada and Rogers Video, the two largest players at the time.

Blockbuster was the largest player prior to the recession; 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
Nonsubscription rental Subscription rental
Industry Activities
Renting video games (both computer and console) Renting video cassettesRenting video DVDsRenting Blu-ray discs

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