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Online Photo Printing in the US: Market Research Report

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Online Photo Printing Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Lifestyle Services | Jun 2016

Picture perfect: Increasing internet access and photo sharing will keep revenue on the rise

IBISWorld’s Online Photo Printing 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
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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 11-16
11.7%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
5,748
Businesses
851
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Online Photo Printing industry is benefiting from a continuing consumer shift toward photo sharing. Over the past five years, social networks and links to other photo sharing sites encouraged consumers to store and print pictures through online channels. An increasing number of broadband and mobile internet connections also facilitated consumer access to such websites, contributing to industry growth. During the next five years, technological advancements will continue to prop up industry expansion. Rising internet and mobile access will enable more consumers to print photos online, and industry marketing will attract consumers through social media and mobile applications.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

The initial setup costs for a new retail establishment in the traditional Photofinishing industry can be very high, since the photo processing equipment can cost between $50,000 and $250,000 for a small retail operation. These costs can be lower if buying secondhand equipment. Some new establishments also invest in a website, which can cost about $2,500. Costs are also significantly lower if setting up a digital printing establishment, as available computer supplies would most likely cost less than $10,000.

In the Online Photo Printing industry, entry is relatively easy, especially for operators that outsource the photofinishing process to a wholesale lab... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Online Photo Printing Industry?

This industry offers photo printing services online. It does not include printing services within brick-and-mortar stores like Target and CVS. Online photo printing is not the same as digital photo printing, but rather is a subset as they must be in digital form for customers to order online. Digital photos could be printed within an actual store, however, it would not be included in this industry. Further, commercial web-enabled printing services are excluded from this industry.

Industry Products
PhotobooksPrints on paperSpecialty photo paperOther servicesEnterprise services
 
Industry Activities
Producing photographic prints on traditional photo paperProducing photographic prints on other media, including ceramic, cardboard, metal and fabricProducing photographic slidesProducing photographic enlargements


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