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Camera Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Camera Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44313 | Apr 2014

Out of focus: New technologies and competition from large-scale retailers will restrict growth

The Camera Stores 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
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 09-14
-2.1%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
9,802
Businesses
2,002
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Camera Stores industry's performance over five years to 2014 has been far from picture perfect. As the economic downturn reduced consumer spending on industry products such as cameras, revenue plummeted. While consumer spending has since recovered, camera sales have failed to return to prerecession levels, due to the increasing number of individuals that use the cameras on their smartphones. The industry is projected to contract further in the five years to 2019, as product substitution and external competition cut into industry revenue. This is because as camera phone technology advances and smartphones become more ubiquitous, consumers will be less inclined to purchase a separate camera... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

For every dollar it spends on labor, this industry spends about 11 cents on capital. Capital expenditure comes in the form of fixtures and fittings, such as cash registers and security systems. Camera stores employ sales staff to sell cameras, and this constitutes the main wage cost for businesses. Other duties undertaken by employees include customer service, maintaining store displays, processing consumer purchases and operating the photolab. In a bid to keep costs to a minimum while maximizing flexibility, many staff are employed part-time employees... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Camera Stores Industry?

This industry comprises brick-and-mortar camera stores that sell photographic equipment and supplies such as cameras, lighting equipment, film, tripods and other accessories. E-commerce, consumer electronic store and catalog sales are not included in this industry.

Industry Products
CamerasPhotographic equipment and suppliesComputer hardware, software and suppliesAudio equipmentOther merchandiseVideo cameras and gaming consolesRepairs
 
Industry Activities
Camera equipment retailingPhotographic supplies retailingLighting equipment retailing Tripod equipment retailing


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