IBISWorld’s Digital Stock Images procurement research is intended to help you save time and money in the initial research stages of the buying process. Our data and analysis explain the characteristics, pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and negotiation tactics of Digital Stock Images to help your company negotiate strategically with suppliers. Our report insights also give your company the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives to better manage the sourcing process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Digital Stock Images - Recent Price Trend

Prices for digital stock images have been rising at an estimated annualized rate of 1.1% in the past three years. Input cost growth is one of the factors driving the increase in price. Most digital stock image suppliers are microstock and macrostock websites that must purchase their images from other sources. To this end, suppliers are heavily impacted by changes in the prices of images...


Digital Stock Images - Total Cost of Ownership

Buyers of digital stock images do not need to purchase any other services or products to make use of their images. The total cost of ownership for digital stock images is consequently low, which is beneficial to buyers. However, while there are no mandated costs for buyers, there are other services or products that buyers may want to consider buying in conjunction with their digital stock images...


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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of digital stock images. Digital stock images are commercial images licensed to buyers for multiple purposes, including use in advertising and editorial content. Microstock websites, macrostock websites, media organizations and photographers are the primary suppliers of digital stock images. Microstock and macrostock websites typically resell stock images provided by other sources, while media organizations and photographers offer their own images. This report does not cover stock video footage or stock music.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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