Photographic Equipment Retailing in Australia: Market Research Report

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

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IBISWorld’s Photographic Equipment Retailing market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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

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Photographic equipment retailers have faced a tough trading environment, with industry revenue expected to decline by an annualised 4.9% over the five years through 2014-15. Despite advances in camera technology, trading conditions have been negatively affected by price deflation, strong price-based competition among players, as well as external competition from electrical and department stores. A shift in consumer shopping habits towards online operators, changes in the way consumers store and develop their prints and the growing popularity of camera-enhanced smartphones and tablets have also affected sales over the past five years. Other contributing factors have included trends in real household discretionary incomes, consumer sentiment and international travel by Australians... 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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