Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The DVD Game and Movie Rental industry is expected to decline over the five years to 2016. The convenience and instant access of Video on Demand and established presence of streaming media have decimated industry demand and forced former major players to bankruptcy. Consumers are increasingly opting to rent movies and games from video streaming applications and downloaded media, which can be viewed or enjoyed across a range of digital platforms. Streaming applications and downloaded media will continue to capture an increasing share of industry demand over the five years to 2021... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
For every dollar spent on wages in this industry, about $0.66 is spent on the use and replacement of rental vending machines and distribution equipment. The largest capital costs for industry participants relate to distribution center and building expenses. Rapid depreciation of stock values of past and new releases also exists because demand for new titles often exceeds demand for the titles that were released a few months prior. In this industry, labor is used for a variety of tasks, depending on the company's method of distribution, and can be used in customer service, kiosk maintenance and store upkeep.
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