Movie Theatres in Canada: Market Research Report

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Movie Theatres in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 51213CA | Jan 2015

Great preview: Higher concessions sales will combat falling attendance rates

IBISWorld’s Movie Theatres 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.

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Movie theatre performance is tied largely to the success or failure of major blockbuster releases. On the whole, attendance at movie theatres has been slipping, partly due to the growing popularity of video-on-demand streaming services. Exhibitors have been combating falling attendance by emphasizing concessions and other merchandising. During the next five years, exhibitor revenue will continue to depend on films' ability to draw attendance. As major players upgrade theatres and add amenities, independent venues will find competing difficult, and many are expected to close down... purchase to read more

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The Movie Theatres industry has a high level of market share concentration, with the two largest theatre chains generating almost three-quarters of the industry's revenue. The combined market share of Cineplex Inc. and Landmark Cinemas account for 69.8% in 2015. Cineplex is the leading force in the industry in terms of revenue; it operates in lucrative metropolitan markets (e.g. Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver) and makes about $7.3 million per location, about three times the industry average. The company holds a dominant 65.5% market share alone. Empire Theatres had a presence in the less-populated Atlantic Provinces before selling its theatres to Cineplex and Landmark in the end of 2013; Landmark Cinemas focuses operations in the western regions... purchase to read more


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What is the Movie Theatres Industry?

This industry comprises businesses that primarily exhibit movies. It includes cinemas, drive-in and outdoor movie theatres, and film festival exhibitors.

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Operating movie theatres and cinemasExhibiting films at festivalsOperating drive-in movie theatres

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