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

The Online Photo Printing market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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

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Prints on standard photography paper

This segment has lost popularity over the past five years, as digital photo frames rapidly replaced traditional pictures in frames. However, because products in this segment are relatively less expensive than ones in other segments, prints on photography paper enjoyed increased demand in 2011. In the wake of the recession, price-conscious consumers sought out cheaper product options across most industries, including the Online Photo Printing industry. Nonetheless, declines before and after the recession caused this segment to decline to an estimated 26.5% in 2016. As incomes continue to rise and digital photo frames become more popular, this segment is expected to fall as a portion of industry revenue... 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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