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 2014. 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
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The Arcade, Food and Entertainment Complexes industry operates with a high level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 spent on wages, the industry will allocate $0.37 to capital investment. The industry's level of capital intensity has increased slightly over the five-year period, as the industry allocated $0.32 in capital expenditure per dollar in wages in 2009.
Labor is essential for each of the industry's product offerings, particularly if establishments also operate as restaurants. Employees perform a myriad of tasks, from working cash registers and managing merchandise to aiding the restaurant staff. Consequently, wages are expected to account for 22.3% of total industry revenue in 2014... purchase to read more