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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.

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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

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The industry has medium barriers to entry, and the trend is steady. Competition, both within and external to the industry may deter new players from entering the industry. Operators primarily competed on the basis of price, which is often the driven force behind consumer purchases. Other competing factors included product range and quality, promotions/discounts and the anticipated level of customer service.

The industry exhibits medium concentration, which negatively affected the level of market share available to new entrants. Existing operator account for a sizeable share of industry revenue and benefit financially from their extensive store networks, and brand awareness among consumer groups... 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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