Overview

Stop the music: Digital downloads and internet piracy drive industry revenue down

IBISWorld’s Reproduction of Recorded Media 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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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • New media solutions have allowed users to access music and videos more easily than ever before
  • The industry has been extensively damaged by media piracy 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 fast become the preferred method of purchasing media, which has negatively affected the Reproduction of Recorded Media industry over the past five years. New media solutions have allowed users to access music and videos more easily than ever before. Aside from the structural change in media formats, online media piracy has become increasingly problematic. Consumer attitudes towards music piracy and higher bandwidth speeds have resulted in increased illegal download volumes. Similarly, industry imports and exports have contracted, as the need for media reproduction services has declined significantly. As a result, industry revenue is expected to fall by an annualised 3.7% over the five years through 2015-16, to $428.4 million. Revenue is expected to decline by 4.6%...

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    Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The Reproduction of Recorded Media industry is characterised by a moderate level of market share concentration. The top four companies in the industry are estimated to account over 49% of industry revenue in 2015-16. Although large companies are usually likely to increase their grip on major reproduction of recorded media contracts, the declining nature of the industry will mean niche markets will become more important resulting in more success for small businesses.

    There is some scope for new players to enter the industry over the next five years, as being at the forefront of the digital movement will result in significant returns on investment. Man..

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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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    Industry Products

    What is the Reproduction of Recorded Media Industry?

    Companies in the industry are engaged in the physical reproduction of pre-recorded audio, video, software and other data on electronic, optical and magnetic media. Physical types of media 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
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Rent and utilities
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Reproduction of Recorded Media

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External 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 (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Exports (2007-2021)
  • Imports (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)

  • 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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