There's more: Industry revenue will continue to slowly decline as e-commerce gains in popularity

Over the five years to 2015, the Cable Shopping Networks industry suffered through a severe drop in both per capita disposable income and consumer confidence as a result of the recession. The industry is heavily influenced by these aforementioned factors to generate revenue; consequently, the industry has marginally recovered over the past two years thanks to the general economic recovery. Over the next five years, cable shopping networks are forecast to continue to decline due to changing consumer shopping preferences and the increasing popularity of e-commerce...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Forecast Growth 16-21

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Cable shopping networks are forecast to decline due to changing consumer shopping preferences
  • E-commerce retailers such as and eBay directly compete with cable shopping networks
  • Cable shopping networks will be threatened by the expansion of mobile technology
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Barriers to entry in the Cable Shopping Networks industry are high and increasing. The industry is extremely concentrated, with the top four companies accounting for the vast majority of revenue. As e-commerce increasingly dominates the digital retail market, operators are forced to compete for a dwindling pool of potential customers. Moreover, as new options for home entertainment continue to be introduced, such as the availability of shows and movies on the internet and the ability to connect TVs and mobile devices to these online networks, it becomes more difficult to attract customers to cable shopping networks.Industry participants operate with high fixed costs, primarily distribution agreement fees with cable and satellite providers. It ...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Cable Shopping Networks Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Cable Shopping Networks Industry are

  • Aggressive marketing and franchising given the high level of competition
  • Accessibility to consumers
  • Effective cost controls
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per capita disposable income and commerce sales in the Cable Shopping Networks industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Cable Shopping Networks Industry?

    This industry includes companies that use TV programs on subscription or fee-basis cable channels to generate clients and display merchandise. The industry excludes companies that are primarily engaged in generating sales through door-to-door marketing, direct-mail advertising, catalog sales, brick-and-mortar retail or e-commerce.

    Industry Products
  • Apparel and accessories
  • Home products and electronics
  • Jewelry and watches
  • Beauty, health and wellness products
  • Industry Activities
  • Retailing jewelry
  • Retailing electronics
  • Retailing cosmetics
  • Retailing apparel and fashion products
  • Retailing other consumer products
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per capita disposable income
  • commerce sales
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Number of cable TV subscriptions

  • Current Performance
  • Structural decline
  • Scale drives profit
  • Industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Online expansion
  • Industry consolidation
  • Table: Cable Shopping Networks Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Cable Shopping Networks Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Athletic & Sporting Goods Manufacturing
  • Cosmetic & Beauty Products Manufacturing
  • Jewelry Manufacturing
  • Leather Good & Luggage Manufacturing
  • Major Household Appliance Manufacturing
  • Men's & Boys' Apparel Manufacturing
  • Shoe & Footwear Manufacturing
  • Vitamin & Supplement Manufacturing
  • Women’s, Girls’ and Infants’ Apparel Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Home products and electronics
  • Apparel and accessories
  • Beauty, health and wellness products
  • Jewelry and watches
  • Chart: Cable Shopping Networks Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 55 and older
  • Consumers aged 45-54
  • Consumers aged 35-44
  • Consumers aged 25-34
  • Consumers aged 24 and younger
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Cable Shopping Networks Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesMarketing, rent and depreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Cable Shopping Networks

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Cable Shopping Networks Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    QVC Inc., HSN Inc., EVINE Live Inc.,
  • Table: QVC Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: HSN Inc. - financial performance
  • Table: EVINE Live Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Cable Shopping Networks Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Cable Shopping Networks Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Per capita disposable income (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Selling products and goods directly through websites and online portals.
  • Infomercial
  • Alternative form of television advertising, which attempt to sale products through medium-duration commercials.
  • Quadrature Amplitude Modulation (Qam)
  • The modulation scheme used in cable plants to carry digital cable services.
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