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Video & Game Rental in the UK: Market Research Report

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Video & Game Rental Market Research Report | SIC N77.220 | Mar 2017

Game over: Revenue continues to fall as online streaming services become increasingly popular

IBISWorld’s Video & Game Rental 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
LoveFilm International Limited LoveFilm International Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£161m
Annual Growth 12-17
-15.7%
Annual Growth 17-22
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Profit
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Employment
1,216
Businesses
261
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Operators in the Video and Game Rental industry rent out media and games to consumers through in-store operations or online portals. This does not include streaming services through video on demand (VOD) or the provision of downloadable games. The industry is highly fragmented, with a host of independent stores, but is also dominated by a single major company, namely Amazon Instant Video. The industry has been marred by cultural changes such as the development of VOD. This has brought intense competition from external operators like Netflix who can get exclusive rights to media content and allow consumers to stream it easily through portable devices... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Video and Game Rental industry is considered to have a moderate level of market concentration, with one remaining substantial player in the market, Amazon Instant Video Ltd, which accounts for 50.6% of market share, and a significant number of small local stores. Following the exit of Blockbuster, the industry now consists of a highly concentrated online rental market and a largely fragmented bricks-and-mortar segment. Amazon Instant Video, formerly LoveFilm UK Ltd, was one of the first movers in to the rental-by-post segment and then progressively absorbed many of the other online video rental businesses. The.. purchase to read more

 


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What is the Video & Game Rental Industry?

Operators in this industry rent films, TV programmes and games in stores or over the internet. The industry does not include the provision of media through streaming services such as video on demand (VOD) or downloadable games.

Industry Products
In-store video rentals Online subscriptionsIn-store game rentals
 
Industry Activities
Renting films, TV programmes and other media productions in-storeRenting films, TV programmes and other media productions onlineRenting video games


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