DVD, Game & Video Rental in the US: Market Research Report

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DVD, Game & Video Rental Market Research Report | NAICS 53223 | Nov 2013

Closing credits: Demand will continue falling as consumers increasingly opt for web media

IBISWorld’s DVD, Game & Video Rental 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.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry is swiftly declining as technology replaces in-store rentals with online downloads and purchases. Competition from substitutes, such as cable TV and internet rentals, will continue to adversely affect industry operators, as they struggle to remain relevant in a changing market. However, as some companies diversify and begin to offer different services, industry operators may have an opportunity to grow... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

This industry is declining, as indicated by recent falls in revenue and profitability, alongside the continuing trends of industry consolidation and store closures. Industry value added (IVA), which measures the industry's contribution to the economy, is expected to decline at an annualized 10-year rate of 17.2% through 2018, which pales in comparison to GDP annualized growth of 2.1% during this time. As a result, the industry's contribution to the economy is diminishing.

Competition from internal and external forces is a main factor contributing to the decline of this industry, as players struggle to keep pace with their rivals and maintain market share. Significant price-based competition exists for industry players on new sell-through releases and other stock titles... purchase to read more


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What is the DVD, Game & Video Rental Industry?

This industry consists of companies that primarily rent prerecorded physical media, usually discs that contain movies or video games. The industry includes subscriptions for mail-distributed and in-store media rentals, but it excludes on-demand and web streaming rentals. Revenue also includes media sales due to built-up late fees. The industry expends surplus copies of media once initial demand for some movie and game rentals dies down, which contributes to revenue.

Industry Products
Kiosk rentalsSubscription-based rentalsBrick and mortar rentals
Industry Activities
Movie rental Video game rental Computer game rental

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