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Video & Game Rental in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

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 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
Market Share of Companies
LoveFilm International Limited LoveFilm International Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Increasing demand for streaming services will continue to threaten industry operators
  • The increasing use of internet-enabled devices has negatively affected the industry’s performance
  • Faster internet speeds are likely to increase demand for VOD services over the next five years
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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

Additional Insights for the Video & Game Rental Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Video & Game Rental Industry are

  • Having an exclusive sales contract
  • Having a loyal customer base
  • Proximity to key markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from television programming and broadcasting and Consumer confidence index in the Video & Game Rental industry impact industry performance... 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

    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 television programming and broadcasting
  • Consumer confidence index
  • Average weekly hours of work
  • Percentage of households with internet access
  • Video games software sales
  • Current Performance
  • DVD delivery
  • Piracy pushes

    down demand

  • Decline of the disc
  • Industry competition
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Streaming success
  • End game
  • No returns
  • Table: Video & Game Rental Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Video & Game Rental Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer & Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing
  • Computer Game Publishing
  • Film, Video & TV Programme Distribution
  • Plastic Packing Goods Manufacturing
  • Products & Services
  • Online subscriptions
  • In-store video rentals
  • In-store game rentals
  • Chart: Video & Game Rental Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • People aged between 35 and 44
  • People aged between 45 and 64
  • People aged between 25 and 34
  • People aged between 18 and 24
  • People aged 65 and over
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Video & Game Rental Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Wages
  • Advertising and marketing
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Video & Game Rental
  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Video & Game Rental Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Amazon Instant Video Ltd
  • Table: Amazon Instant Video Ltd - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Video & Game Rental 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 Video & Game Rental Industry
  • Includes:
  • 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
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Blu-Ray Disc
  • An optical disc that can hold a large amount of data and was designed to supersede the DVD format.
  • Bricks-And-Mortar
  • A retail organisation that has a physical presence on the high street.
  • Peer-To-Peer File Sharing
  • The distribution and sharing of media files using peer-to-peer software that connects to other computers on a peer-to-peer network.
  • Smart Tv
  • A television set with the integration of internet features.
  • Steam
  • A digital distribution platform that provides the installation and updating of games on multiple computers.
  • Streaming
  • Data that is transmitted in a continuous stream while earlier parts are still in use.
  • Video On Demand (Vod)
  • When viewers order a film that they can watch at any time. Films may be rented, streamed or bought.

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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Video & Game Rental market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • 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
    • And of course, much more

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