Photographic Equipment Retailing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Photographic Equipment Retailing Market Research Report | ANZSIC G4221b | Jan 2016

Photo finish: Industry revenue declines as smartphones and tablets reduce demand

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.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Photographic Equipment Retailing industry has faced tough trading conditions, with revenue expected to decline by an annualised 4.4% over the five years through 2015-16. Revenue has struggled due to declines in the average price of cameras, fierce competition from external players (such as general electrical and department stores), and growth in the volume of and demand for grey imports of camera products. Trends in real household discretionary income and consumer sentiment, advances in product technology and features, and international travel by Australians have also affected overall industry performance. Industry revenue is expected to decline in 2015-16, decreasing by 2.0% to $640.0 million... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Products retailed by the industry may be broadly segmented into cameras, camcorders and accessories, and other products and services. Each segment has exhibited modest change over the past five years due to a shift in consumer preferences and the increasing use of smartphones and tablets instead of traditional cameras. Advances in technology, functionality and design have also affected demand for various camera products.

Compact, SLR, DSLR and CSC

The compact, SLR, DSLR and CSC segment is expected to account for 60.0% of industry revenue. Compact cameras (also known as digital or ‘point and shoot' cameras) enable users to shoot photos or videos... 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 websites operated by industry players. Businesses that primarily trade as department stores, general electronic retailers or online-only operators are excluded from the industry.

Industry Products
Compact, SLR, DSLR and CSCBridging camerasCamcorders 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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