Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Is this the real life, or is this just fantasy?
While fantasy sports have always been popular, the trend has been growing steadily as more people get connected to the internet and mobile devices, making it easier to manage teams and trades. Despite a stumble during the recession when per capita disposable income was low, the industry has posted double-digit annualized growth since 2007. This industry generates most of its revenue from advertisements, so as advertising expenditure grows, it boots Fantasy Sports Services' revenue. As free time decreases, however, there is less time for consumers to join fantasy leagues, potentially hurting revenue.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The Fantasy Sports Services industry displays a low level of market share concentration, with the top four players only accounting for about 27.8% of industry revenue in 2013. While Yahoo, ESPN and CBS are the most visible industry players, online fantasy sport platforms are relatively simple to develop, meaning the industry is comprised of hundreds of small-scale players. Still, these smaller scale players are unlikely to have the global scope that the top industry players have. Industry concentration has increased slightly over the past five years as the public's familiarity with the top players' platforms has led to a consolidation of demand around the companies with the biggest customer base... purchase to read more