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Photographic Equipment Retailing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Photographic Equipment Retailing Market Research Report | ANZSIC G4221b | Dec 2013

The big picture: Photographic equipment retailers struggle with online competition

IBISWorld’s Photographic Equipment Retailing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$705m
Annual Growth 09-14
-2.3%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
2,038
Businesses
520
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Photographic Equipment Retailing industry has been affected by tough trading conditions, with revenue expected to decline by an annualised 2.3% over the five years through 2013-14. Revenue has struggled due to declines in the average price of cameras, fierce competition from external players (such as general electrical stores and department stores), and growth in the volume of and demand for grey imports of camera products. The overall performance of the industry has also been driven by trends in real household disposable income, consumer sentiment, advances in product technology and features, and fluctuations in the number of domestic trips taken by Australian consumers. Industry revenue is forecast to post weak growth over 2013-14, rising by 0.4% to $705.0... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry exhibits a low level of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on wages, $0.06 is spent on capital. As a retail industry, labour costs are an integral part of daily operating expenses. The cost of labour for operators is influenced by the number of people employed, the wage rate and the store's trading hours. Store staff are required to undertake a range of tasks including customer service, inventory control and store display.

Capital expenditure for operators includes the purchase of cash registers, POS systems, store fixtures and fittings. The use of computerised systems across the industry that provide a link between suppliers and retailers has improved efficiency for operators and enabled players to better manage their store stock levels... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Photographic Equipment Retailing Industry?

Operators in the industry primarily retail photographic equipment including cameras, camcorders, projectors and photographic accessories. Products sold by the industry are sourced from wholesalers and sold to consumers via bricks-and-mortar stores or internet websites that are operated by industry players. Businesses that primarily trade as department stores or general electronic retailers are excluded from the industry.

Industry Products
Cameras and accessoriesVideo cameras and accessoriesOther products and services
 
Industry Activities
Camera retailingPhotographic equipment retailingPhotographic film or paper retailingProjectors retailingDigital camera accessory retailingDigital photo printingVideo camera retailing


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