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Falling flat: The increasing popularity of digital downloads has caused revenue to decline

IBISWorld’s Reproduction of Recorded Media market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • New media solutions have allowed users to access music and videos more easily than ever before
  • Media piracy has damaged the industry over the past five years
  • Price decreases will further undermine demand for physical media and reduce industry profit

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Online downloads have become the preferred method of purchasing media, which has had a negative effect the Reproduction of Recorded Media industry over the past five years. New media solutions have allowed users to access music, videos, software and games more easily than ever before. Aside from the structural change in media formats, online media piracy has become increasingly problematic. Consumer attitudes towards piracy, and higher bandwidth speeds have caused the volume of illegal downloads to increase. Similarly, industry imports and exports have contracted, as the need for media reproduction services has declined. As a result, industry revenue is expected to fall by an annualised 5.4% over the five years through 2016-17, to $412.5 million. Revenue is expected to decline by 4.7%...

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    Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Reproduction of Recorded Media industry has faced considerable challenges over the past five years. Digital downloads have surpassed physical sales, which have declined over the period. The rise of digital media has been the major factor affecting the industry. The industry has also been increasingly exposed to music and video piracy. Greater bandwidth speeds and the rising adoption of technology have reduced demand for industry products, as consumers have sourced products illegally, and media owners and operators have reduced reproduction demand volumes.

    The weaker Australian dollar since 2013-14 has made it less cost-effective for industry customers to engage foreign reproduction firms. Whi..

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    Additional Insights for the Reproduction of Recorded Media Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Reproduction of Recorded Media Industry are

  • Control of distribution arrangements
  • Establishment of export markets
  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from motion picture and sound recording activities and Demand from publishing (except internet and music publishing) in the Reproduction of Recorded Media industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Reproduction of Recorded Media Industry?

    Companies in the industry reproduce pre-recorded audio, video, software and other data on electronic, optical and magnetic media. Physical media types include vinyl records, CD, DVD and Blu-ray Disc products.

    Industry Products
    CD duplication and replication services
    DVD duplication and replication services
    Blu-ray Disc duplication and replication services
    Mastering services
    Other reproduction services and products
    Industry Activities
    Mass duplication of software
    Blu-ray Disc replication
    Pre-recorded audio tape reproduction
    Pre-recorded vinyl record reproduction
    Pre-recorded CD-ROM reproduction
    Pre-recorded DVD reproduction
    Pre-recorded videotape reproduction

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from motion picture and sound recording activities
  • Demand from publishing (except internet and music publishing)
  • Households with internet access
  • Demand from video and dvd hire outlets
  • Demand from video game, dvd and recorded music retailing
  • Trade-weighted index

  • Current Performance
  • Digital uptake
  • Vinyl resurgence
  • Battling piracy
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Digital sales
  • Piracy problems
  • Trade slump
  • Table: Reproduction of Recorded Media Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Reproduction of Recorded Media Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Information Media and Telecommunications
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Education and Training
  • Public Administration and Safety

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Aluminium Rolling, Drawing and Extruding
  • Photographic and Optical Goods Manufacturing
  • Plastic Pipe and Plastic Packaging Material Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • DVD duplication and replication services
  • CD duplication and replication services
  • Blu-ray Disc duplication and replication services
  • Other reproduction services and products
  • Mastering services
  • Chart: Reproduction of Recorded Media Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Music and entertainment companies
  • Publishing and printing companies
  • Software publishing companies
  • Other enterprises and institutions
  • Exports
  • Government bodies
  • Education sector
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Reproduction of Recorded Media Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Reproduction of Recorded Media

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Reproduction of Recorded Media Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    SCA Music Holdings (Australia) Pty LtdTechnicolor Pty LimitedRegency Media Pty Ltd
  • Table: SCA Music Holdings (Australia) Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Technicolor Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Regency Media Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Reproduction of Recorded Media Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Reproduction of Recorded Media Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Exports (2008-2022)
  • Imports (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Blu-Ray Disc
  • A successor to DVDs and potentially the last major physical media before digital file transfer becomes the dominant form of transmitting all entertainment and media.
  • Cloud Computing
  • The transmission of data and other computing resources via the internet. This allows data to be stored remotely and accessed through the network.
  • Digital Media
  • Music or movies in electronic formats as opposed to content stored on physical products such as CDs and DVDs.
  • Duplication
  • Duplication involves the copying of data from a CD master copy or original to multiple CDs, or copying from a DVD, USB or hard drive to another DVD.
  • Peer-To-Peer
  • File sharing websites that allow users to transfer data directly to one another.
  • Replication
  • Used when a large volume of CDs or DVDs are required, replication involves the stamping of discs. After set-up costs, replication is cheaper to carry out than duplication.
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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