Blockbusted: On-demand streaming services are undermining the viability of video stores

The days of scouring the shelves of the local movie rental store are over for many Australians, as the Video and DVD Hire Outlets industry succumbs to substitution by other home entertainment delivery systems. Many of the larger industry players are exploring alternative delivery models to maintain market share and make use of their short-term rental business knowledge. These alternative models include expanding into DVD rental kiosks (vending machines) and using online movie streaming instead of traditional bricks-and-mortar video hire shops.The pace at which the industry is succumbing to the penetration of new technology is gathering more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The industry remains deeply entrenched in the decline phase of its economic life cycle
  • Demand for the industry’s services has plummeted due to the popularity of online consumption options
  • The industry is likely to shift towards small-scale independent players in specialist segments
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Video and DVD Hire Outlets industry is rapidly succumbing to the penetration of alternative technologies for the delivery of movies and other entertainment media. Cheaper and more convenient movie rental avenues have fuelled external industry competition over the past five years. Faster internet speeds, including the National Broadband Network (NBN), have contributed to the widespread use of legal online streaming and rental services, as well as increased illegal downloads (piracy). Furthermore, many providers of on-demand internet streaming media (including movies and TV shows) have been able to lock in customers by signing them up to ongoing monthly or subscriptions.Against this background, industry revenue is projected to decline at an annualised 23.4% o...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Video and DVD Hire Outlets Industry

    IBISWorld has determined the most important Key Success Factors for the Video and DVD Hire Outlets are:

  • Availability of car parking
  • Having a good reputation
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Real household discretionary income and Demand from internet publishing and broadcasting in the Video and DVD Hire Outlets industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Video and DVD Hire Outlets Industry?

    Industry businesses and vendors are primarily engaged in the hire and sales of pre-recorded video DVDs, HD Blu-ray products and games for personal use. Operators also sell general merchandise such as snack food and drinks. Businesses can operate through a variety of mediums including stores, kiosks and mail order.

    Industry Products
  • DVD and Blu-ray rentals
  • Video game rentals
  • Sales of ex-rentals
  • Confectionery and other goods sales
  • Late fees
  • Industry Activities
  • Pre-recorded electronic media rental (DVD or Blu-ray Disc)
  • Video game rental
  • Sale of new and ex-rental DVDs and games
  • Confectionery, beverage and associated product retailing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Demand from internet publishing and broadcasting
  • TV density
  • Demand from motion picture and video production
  • Average weekly hours worked

  • Current Performance
  • Industry decline
  • Cheaper DVDs
  • New avenues
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Dwindling revenue and jobs
  • Competitive pressures
  • Technology and

    cost concerns

  • Table: Video and DVD Hire Outlets Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Video and DVD Hire Outlets Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Book and Magazine Wholesaling
  • Motion Picture and Video Distribution
  • Soft Drink and Pre-Packaged Food Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • DVD and Blu-ray rentals
  • Confectionery and other goods sales
  • Sales of ex-rentals
  • Late fees
  • Video game rentals
  • Chart: Video and DVD Hire Outlets Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Highest income quintile
  • Fourth income quintile
  • Third income quintile
  • Second income quintile
  • Lowest income quintile
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Video and DVD Hire Outlets Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Video and DVD Hire Outlets

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Video and DVD Hire Outlets Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Video Ezy Australasia Pty Limited, The Network Entertainment Group Pty Ltd, Civic Entertainment Pty Ltd, Leading Edge Group Limited,
  • Table: Video Ezy Australasia Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: The Network Entertainment Group Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Civic Entertainment Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Leading Edge Group Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Video and DVD Hire Outlets Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Video and DVD Hire Outlets Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Blu-Ray Disc
  • Designed to supersede DVDs, Blu-ray Discs have up to ten times the storage capacity of a standard DVD and are therefore used for high-definition video.
  • Cost Per Turn
  • The number of hires of a DVD to recoup initial cost.
  • Internet Protocol Tv
  • A means of downloading video content directly to a TV via a digital set-top box.
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