Arcade, Food & Entertainment Complexes in the US: Market Research Report

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Arcade, Food & Entertainment Complexes Market Research Report | NAICS 71312 | Sep 2015

Tough competition: Home consoles and online gaming will result in slow revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Arcade, Food & Entertainment Complexes market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Increasing competition from substitutes, such as home consoles and online and mobile gaming systems, has hurt the Arcade, Food and Entertainment Complexes industry. As a result, revenue is expected to increase only slightly in the five years to 2015. To combat the slow growth and rising competition, industry operators will adopt the strategies of successful restaurant-arcades and focus on food and beverage sales... purchase to read more

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Games and admissions

Debit-card and coin-operated games and rides comprise the industry's largest product segment. Debit-card operated facilities, including Dave & Buster's and its power cards, have become increasingly popular in recent years. However, the majority of amusement arcades in the industry continue to rely on traditional coin-operated machines. In 2015, debit-card and coin-operated games and rides are expected to account for 45.1% of total industry revenue, while sales resulting from operators that charge admission to their facilities, rather than charge for each game individually, are anticipated to account for an additional 14.2% of industry revenue in the same year... purchase to read more


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What is the Arcade, Food & Entertainment Complexes Industry?

This industry includes businesses that primarily operate video game arcades and game-focused family entertainment centers, which typically sell food and beverages. Industry operators rent or purchase debit card- or coin-operated arcade games that customers play for a fee. Establishments that primarily focus on gambling games, billiards, miniature golf and other larger-scale or outdoor amusements are not included in this industry.

Industry Products
Debit-card and coin-operated games and ridesFood and beveragesAdmissionsCorporate and party event services
Industry Activities
Operating debit-card and coin-operated games and ridesSelling food and beverages, including alcoholic beveragesProviding corporate and party event services

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