Movie Theatres in Canada: Market Research Report

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Movie Theatres in Canada Market Research Report | NAICS 51213CA | Apr 2014

Reeling it in: As firms upgrade amenities, higher concessions sales will combat falling attendance

The Movie Theatres 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.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

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

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Movie Theatres industry has a medium level of capital intensity, largely due to the rapid adoption of digital screens, projection technology and auditorium upgrades, including stadium seating and higher-quality speaker systems. The installation of IMAX and 3-D projection, in particular, has raised capital intensity for the industry. In 2014, IBISWorld estimates that the average exhibitor spends $0.28 in capital investment for every $1.00 spent on wages. Renovation and upgrade activity has raised the industry's depreciation costs to 4.1% of revenue, up from 3.5% in 2009... 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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Industry Activities
Operating movie theatres and cinemasExhibiting films at festivalsOperating drive-in movie theatres

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