Photographic Equipment Retailing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Photographic Equipment Retailing Market Research Report | ANZSIC G4221b | Dec 2014

Faded memories: Smartphones have been reducing demand for industry products

IBISWorld’s Photographic Equipment Retailing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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 4.9% over the five years through 2014-15. 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, consumer sentiment, advances in product technology and features, and international travel by Australians have also driven overall industry performance. Industry revenue is expected to decline over 2014-15, decreasing by 5.2% to $650.0 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. The relative size of 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 and DSLR cameras

The compact, SLR and DSLR camera 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 or general electronic retailers are excluded from the industry.

Industry Products
Compact, SLR and DSLR camerasBridging 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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