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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

IBISWorld’s Camera Stores market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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 Key Buyers Chapter

Concentration in the Camera Stores industry is low, with no company accounting for more than 1.0% of revenue in 2014. About three-fourths of industry establishments employ nine people or fewer and less than 1.0% of establishments employed more than 50 employees, indicating that the vast majority of camera stores are relatively small and serve niche, regional markets. These small stores have a rapport with clients and retain customers with superior customer service, compared to general consumer electronics stores that employ less specialized staff... 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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