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IBISWorld’s Camera & Film Wholesaling market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.


Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Decreasing costs for industry products have exacerbated revenue declines and stagnated profit margins
  • The rise of digital cameras precipitated the decline of other industry products
  • Wholesalers will still have to contend with market saturation for digital cameras

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Digital cameras have driven an increasingly significant portion of the Camera and Film Wholesaling industry. However, the great success of digital cameras has been overshadowed by the increasingly advanced camera technology in smartphones, rendering many industry products obsolete. In the coming years, consumers will continue to opt for a single devise with a built-in camera rather than a separate analog or even digital camera...

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    Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    There is a low level of capital intensity in the Camera and Film Wholesaling industry. IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 spent on wages, operators in this industry allocate $0.05 for capital expenditures. Low levels of capital are characteristic of many wholesalers. As the primary function of the wholesaling industry is to get products into markets, capital in this industry is generally tied up in inventories, warehouses and delivery vehicles. However, these costs only make up a small fraction of total industry revenue, because the distribution process relies heavily on functions that are typically performed by labor, such as taking, preparing and checking orders.

    Capital investment in this industry has shrunk over the past five years. As ..

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    Additional Insights for the Camera & Film Wholesaling Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Camera & Film Wholesaling Industry are

  • Provision of superior after-sales service
  • Having a good technical knowledge of the product
  • Ability to control stock on hand
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    Industry Products

    What is the Camera & Film Wholesaling Industry?

    Industry operators wholesale photographic equipment and supplies, including digital cameras, photofinishing equipment, photographic film, television cameras and projection equipment. This industry does not wholesale office supplies, photocopying equipment, microfilm equipment or household video cameras.

    Industry Products
    Still picture photographic equipment for households
    Motion picture photographic equipment
    Photographic film
    Developing supplies
    Still picture photographic equipment for commercial use
    Other photographic equipment and supplies
    Industry Activities
    Photographic camera equipment and supplies wholesaling
    Television camera wholesaling
    Video camera (except household) wholesaling
    Film developing equipment wholesaling
    Photographic film wholesaling
    Identity recorder wholesaling
    Motion picture camera equipment and supplies wholesaling
    Photo finishing equipment wholesaling
    Photographic equipment and supplies wholesaling
    Projection equipment (e.g., motion picture, slide) wholesaling

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of mobile internet connections
  • Consumer spending
  • Price of diesel
  • Demand from camera stores
  • Demand from photography

  • Current Performance
  • Diminishing demand
  • Digital revolution
  • Wholesale bypass and industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Declining demand for cameras
  • Declining demand for wholesalers
  • Table: Camera & Film Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Camera & Film Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Camera Stores
  • Movie & Video Production
  • Television Production
  • Photography

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Copier & Optical Machinery Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Still picture photographic equipment for households
  • Other photographic equipment and supplies
  • Motion picture photographic equipment
  • Photographic film
  • Still picture photographic equipment for commercial use
  • Developing supplies
  • Chart: Camera & Film Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Other wholesale establishments
  • Businesses for end use
  • Retailers
  • Other
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Camera & Film Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Camera & Film Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Camera & Film Wholesaling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Canon Inc.SYNNEX CorporationFujifilm USA Inc.
  • Table: Canon Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: SYNNEX Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Fujifilm USA Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Camera & Film Wholesaling Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Camera & Film Wholesaling Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Number of mobile internet connections (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
  • A nondigital camera that requires photographic film to develop pictures.
  • Digital Single Lens Reflex (Dslr)
  • A digital camera that uses a mechanical mirror system and pentaprism to direct light from the lens to an optical viewfinder on the back of the camera.
  • Megapixel
  • One million pixels. In digital imaging, a pixel, or picture element, is the smallest item of information in a digital image.
  • Single Lens Reflex (Slr)
  • A camera that typically uses a semi-automatic moving mirror system that permits the photographer to see exactly what the film will capture.
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