Point and click: Rising consumer acceptance of online shopping is boosting industry growth

Over the past five years, growth in the Online Camera and Camcorder Sales industry has been driven by greater online connectivity. Greater consumer acceptance of online shopping and modest growth in real household discretionary income have also helped to support the industry's performance over the period. As a result, more consumers have used online stores in search of better prices than at traditional bricks-and-mortar stores. Industry revenue is expected to increase by an annualised 6.7% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $249.6 million. This includes an estimated 2.9% rise in 2016-17.The rapid proliferation of smartphones has supported online connectivity over the past five years, with consumers increasingly accessing digital content on their mobile devices...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The popularity of smartphone cameras is expected to continue to threaten the industry
  • The quality of built-in smartphone cameras has reduced demand for industry products
  • The prevalence and improving technology of smartphones will continue to threaten the industry
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The industry has grown steadily over the past five years, supported by greater online activity and the growing popularity of online shopping. The widespread use of smartphones has supported online connectivity and boosted online shopping revenue, as consumers have increasingly purchased items via their mobile devices. However, improvements in built-in smartphone cameras have constrained demand for certain industry products, such as small fixed-lens cameras, as consumers have been using smartphones to take photos. However, industry revenue is expected to rise at an annualised 6.7% over the five years through 2016-17, to $249.6 million. Revenue is projected to grow by 2.9% in 2016-17, aided by stronger discretionary income rises...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Online Camera and Camcorder Sales Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Online Camera and Camcorder Sales Industry are

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Ability to adopt new technology
  • Provision of superior sales service
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Real household discretionary income and Consumer sentiment index in the Online Camera and Camcorder Sales industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Online Camera and Camcorder Sales Industry?

    Industry retailers operate websites that enable consumers to purchase cameras, camcorders and associated goods. Industry participants are either pure-play retailers or bricks-and-mortar stores that also have an online store. Commercial camera equipment such as closed-circuit TV devices are not included in the industry.

    Industry Products
  • Cameras
  • Action cameras
  • Video cameras
  • Accessories and other products
  • Industry Activities
  • Photographic equipment retailing
  • Camera retailing
  • Camcorder retailing
  • Camera accessory retailing
  • Action camera 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
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • IT and telecommunications adoption
  • Demand from online shopping
  • Households with internet access
  • International travel by Australians

  • Current Performance
  • Demand factors
  • Smartphone competition
  • Camera segments
  • Price competition
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Smartphone proliferation
  • Online connectivity
  • Industry structure
  • Regulation and disruption
  • Table: Online Camera and Camcorder Sales Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Camera and Camcorder Sales Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Professional Photographic Services
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Courier Pick-up and Delivery Services
  • Internet Service Providers
  • Photographic and Optical Goods Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Cameras
  • Accessories and other products
  • Video cameras
  • Action cameras
  • Chart: Online Camera and Camcorder Sales Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 25 to 34
  • Consumers aged 35 to 44
  • Consumers aged 45 to 54
  • Consumers aged 24 and under
  • Consumers aged 55 to 64
  • Consumers aged 65 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Camera and Camcorder Sales 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 Online Camera and Camcorder Sales

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Camera and Camcorder Sales Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Kogan.com Limited, JB Hi-Fi Limited,
  • Table: Kogan.com Limited - financial performance
  • Table: JB Hi-Fi Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Camera and Camcorder Sales 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 Online Camera and Camcorder Sales Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Action Camera
  • A compact, lightweight, wearable or mountable camera that captures first-person scenes.
  • Dslr Camera
  • A digital single-lens reflex camera, which is effectively a merger of SLR cameras and digital cameras.
  • Fixed-Lens Camera
  • A camera unable to use interchangeable lenses. Also known as a point-and-shoot camera.
  • Slr Camera
  • A single-lens reflex camera that enables the user to view what the lens sees and has lenses that are interchangeable.
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