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Camera Stores in the US: Market Research Report

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Camera Stores Market Research Report | NAICS 44313 | May 2016

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

IBISWorld’s Camera Stores 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
$2bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-8.0%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
6,494
Businesses
1,590
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Camera Stores industry contracted significantly over the past decade. Intensified competition from online retailers and consumer electronic stores has considerably reduced the number of consumers that purchase items from camera stores, forcing several companies to exit the industry. In the coming years, the shift toward new technologies and large-scale retailers is projected to continue, restricting industry growth and cutting into revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry into the Camera Stores industry are fairly low. As a result, the industry is characterized by a high number of small operators. Heightened competition from e-commerce and consumer electronics stores, however, has deterred potential entrants in recent years. The industry has a low level of regulation and the investment requirements for a new camera store are moderate.

Traditional photofinishing equipment can be a significant investment, costing between $50,000 and $250,000 for a small retail operation; however the cost of digital printing systems is lower, at about $10,000 depending on the equipment. These costs can be lower if buying second-hand equipment. Some new establishments also invest in a web site, which can cost about $2,500... 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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