Pixelated future: Smartphones that include cameras will present a problem for the industry

IBISWorld’s Online Camera & Camcorder Sales 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

  • Smartphones’ progressively higher-quality cameras threaten industry growth
  • Increasing penetration of mobile devices with built-in cameras is hurting industry demand
  • Manufacturers are gradually incorporating technology similar to digital cameras into their phones

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Online Camera and Camcorder Sales industry is expected to trend higher as falling unemployment, rising per capita disposable income and increasing consumer sentiment have helped bolster revenue growth. Additionally, consumers will be more likely to purchase items online as a result of more secure payment methods. However, the increasing quality of photos taken via a digital camera built into a smartphone will likely hurt the industry over the next five years...

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    Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

    The Online Camera and Camcorder Sales industry has a medium level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages, industry operators will spend $0.15 in capital investment. The vast majority of industry revenue is allocated toward purchasing the products sold and little is spent on wages or depreciable assets, accounting for 5.3% and 0.8% respectively. However, capital spending has risen at a rate outpacing wage costs, boosting industry capital intensity over the five years to 2016.

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    Additional Insights for the Online Camera & Camcorder Sales Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Online Camera & Camcorder Sales Industry are

  • Provision of superior after sales service
  • Having a good reputation
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of mobile internet connections and Percentage of households with at least one computer in the Online Camera & Camcorder Sales industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Online Camera & Camcorder Sales Industry?

    This industry is composed of e-tailers that sell video cameras, cameras, tapes, discs, video recorders and combination electronic game and disc players. Brick-and-mortar sales of these products are not included in the report.

    Industry Products
    Cameras and photo equipment
    Camcorders and video equipment
    Compact discs, records and tapes
    Industry Activities
    Online retailing of cameras
    Online retailing of camcorders
    Online retailing of tapes and discs
    Online retailing of electronic DVD devices
    Online retailing of electronic game devices

    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
  • Percentage of households with at least one computer
  • Demand from photography
  • Consumer Confidence Index
  • Per capita disposable income

  • Current Performance
  • Positive trends
  • Crippling competition
  • Structural changes
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Positive trends
  • External competition
  • Internal competitive
  • Table: Online Camera & Camcorder Sales Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Camera & Camcorder Sales Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Photography
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Camera & Film Wholesaling
  • Movie & Video Distribution

  • Products & Services
  • Cameras and photo equipment
  • Other
  • Camcorders and video equipment
  • Compact discs, records and tapes
  • Chart: Online Camera & Camcorder Sales Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 35 to 44
  • Consumers aged 45 to 54
  • Consumers aged 55 and older
  • Consumers aged 25 to 34
  • Consumers aged 24 and under
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Camera & Camcorder Sales Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesRent and utilitiesDepreciationOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Online Camera & Camcorder Sales

  • Basis of Competition
    Internal competitionExternal competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Camera & Camcorder Sales Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Amazon.com Inc.
  • Table: Amazon.com Inc. - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Camera & Camcorder Sales 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 Online Camera & Camcorder Sales 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
    Jargon & Glossary
  • Stores that have a physical presence and location, as opposed to online retailers.
  • Digital Single-Lens Reflex (Dslr)
  • A digital single-lens reflex camera combines the optics of a single-lens reflex camera, however, it uses digital imaging sensors as opposed to photographic film.
  • Digital Versatile Disc
  • A digital versatile disc, or DVD, provides greater storage capacity than compact discs and are used for consumer video and audio digital formatting.
  • Mirrorless Interchangeable-Lens Camera (Milc)
  • A mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera is a type of digital camera that provides an interchangeable lens mount and does not have a mirror reflex optical viewfinder.
  • Point-And-Shoot Camera
  • Designed for simple operations, point-and-shoot cameras use focus-free lenses or autofocus, in conjunction with automatic systems for setting exposure options. They are also called compact cameras.
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