Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The DVD Game and Movie Rental industry is expected to decline over the five years to 2016. The convenience and instant access of Video on Demand and established presence of streaming media have decimated industry demand and forced former major players to bankruptcy. Consumers are increasingly opting to rent movies and games from video streaming applications and downloaded media, which can be viewed or enjoyed across a range of digital platforms. Streaming applications and downloaded media will continue to capture an increasing share of industry demand over the five years to 2021... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
Factors that may prevent or limit a new operator from entering this industry include establishing supply agreements and rising competition from other forms of digital media. With a high level of capital intensity, barriers to entry are significant and increasing as the rental market is rapidly shrinking and being reduced to only a few major players.
Supply agreements for newly released films between established industry players and movie distributors can prevent new companies from offering new releases for rental. Some movies may be tied for release to certain video chains only, which will make growth conditions difficult for new industry players. Moreover, many streaming sites now contract with movie companies to provide films prior to their DVD release... purchase to read more