Free press releases distribution network?

Agency / Source: Futuresource Consulting

Check Ads Availability|e-mail Article


Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!



Photobook Market to Grow 36% in Western Europe this Year Finds Futuresource Consulting - European photobook market on track for continued healthy growth, with demand projected to reach nearly 14.5m units according to new Photobook Market Report from Futuresource Consulting
Photobook Market to Grow 36% in Western Europe this Year Finds Futuresource Consulting

 

PRZOOM - /newswire/ - London, United Kingdom, 2009/10/21 - European photobook market on track for continued healthy growth, with demand projected to reach nearly 14.5m units according to new Photobook Market Report from Futuresource Consulting.

   
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Photography/Digital Photo Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

The European photobook market is on track for continued healthy growth, with demand projected to reach nearly 14.5m units this year, up from 10.7m in 2008, according to a new Photobook Market Report from Futuresource Consulting.

"Although market volumes have been affected by recent economic conditions, the segment has put in a strong performance, with pricing holding up well," says Joanna Wright, Senior Market Analyst, Futuresource Consulting. "In value terms, the European photobook market is establishing itself as a significant contributor to industry revenues, with our projections showing a market value of nearly 400 million Euros by the end of this year."

In line with the Futuresource US photobook study carried out earlier in the year, online continues to drive the bulk of European purchases, accounting for almost 90% of orders in 2008. However, retail volumes will grow as we move forward, encouraged by the introduction of customer-friendly solutions like the Kis Instant Photobook kiosk, Fuji's duplex dry minilab and Kodak's Apex. Future growth will be fuelled by greater availability of services and products, particularly at retail, where promotional activities are expected to increase predominantly through in-store displays and price promotions.

"We carry out in-depth primary research on an ongoing basis, obtaining inputs from a wide range of companies operating in the photobook business, including key manufacturers, vendors, online service providers and retailers," says Wright. "This research is showing us that all Western European countries are displaying similar buying patterns, with a clear distinction between first-time users and repeat purchasers, the latter typically opting for larger formats and more pages."

In terms of photobook production, the market remains fragmented, with a mix of photo brands such as CeWe Color, Photobox and Extrafilm, commercial print houses like SchmidKonz, Infowerk and E-Center, and specialist photobook companies such as Albumprinter and Hofmann, all vying for market share. Futuresource research indicates that there are more than 60 photobook manufacturers in Western Europe alone, with the leading six manufacturers taking more than 50% of the market.

Projections from Futuresource show that more than 23 million photobooks will be shipped in 2012, with online purchases continuing to dominate. Larger format and higher value books will also take a bigger share of the market, along with increased page runs, personalised photo covers, glossy paper stock and embossing all ensuring continued price buoyancy.

For more information or to buy this market report, please contact Joanna Wright on +44 (0) 1582 500 147 or E: joanna.wrightfuturesource-hq.com.

Save the date
The Futuresource Entertainment Summit
10–11 June 2010, London, UK
Covering all business opportunities presented by new home entertainment technologies, platforms and delivery systems, this year's conference focuses on the strategic impact of 3D, the rise of IP connected devices and the changing face of retail, plus revenue stream development and optimisation for Blu-ray and online content services.

Futuresource Consulting (futuresource-consulting.com) is a specialist research and knowledge-based consulting company, providing its clients with expertise in consumer electronics, digital imaging, entertainment media, broadcast, optical manufacturing, storage media and IT.

 
 
Your Banner Ad Here instead - Showing along with ALL Articles covering Photography/Digital Photo Announcements

Replace these Affiliate Programs at ANYTIME! Your banner here within the next hour. Learn How!


 

Agency / Source: Futuresource Consulting

 
 

Availability: All Regions (Including Int'l)

 

Traffic Booster: [/] Quick PRZOOM - Press & Newswire Visibility Checker

 

Distribution / Indexing: [+]

 
 
# # #
 
 
  Your Banner Ad showing on ALL
Photography/Digital Photo articles,
CATCH Visitors via Your Competitors Announcements!


Photobook Market to Grow 36% in Western Europe this Year Finds Futuresource Consulting

Company website links NOT available to basic submissions
It is OK to republish and/or LINK any newswire for any legitimate media purpose as long as you name PRZOOM - Press & Newswire and LINK as the source.
 
  For more information, please visit:
Is this your article? Activate ALL web links by Upgrading to Press Release PREMIUM Plan Now!
|
Contact: Andy C Watson 
01582 500169
 
PRZOOM / PRTODAY - Newswire Today disclaims any content contained in this article. If you need/wish to contact the company who published the current release, you will need to contact them - NOT us. Issuers of articles are solely responsible for the accuracy of their content. Our complete disclaimer appears here.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Issuance, publication or distribution of this press release in certain jurisdictions could be subject to restrictions. The recipient of this press release is responsible for using this press release and the information herein in accordance with the applicable rules and regulations in the particular jurisdiction. This press release does not constitute an offer or an offering to acquire or subscribe for any Futuresource Consulting securities in any jurisdiction including any other companies listed or named in this release.

Photography/Digital Photo via RSSAdd NewswireToday - PRZOOM Headline News to FeedBurner
Find who RetweetFollow @NewswireTODAY



Are you the owner of this article?, Turn it PREMIUM with your LOGO instead - and make it 3rd party Ads-Free! within the next hour!




Read Latest Press Releases From Futuresource Consulting / Company Profile


Read Photography/Digital Photo Most Recent Related Press Releases:

Datacolor Releases Spyder5CAPTURE PRO - The Complete Colour Calibration Solution
Digital Conversions Announces its Scanning Service for Slides, Photos, Negatives & Photo Restoration
Savage Universal to Exhibit New Studio Equipment & Photographic Products At Photokina 2016
Savage Universal Announces Schedule for Live Photography Demonstrations at the 2016 Wedding & Portrait Photography Conference & Expo
Savage Universal Brings Exclusive New Studio Equipment to Market for Amateur & Professional Photographers
Frost & Sullivan Commends DRS Technologies for Leveraging its Technological Expertise to Develop a Pioneering Mid-infrared, Photon-counting Detector
Savage Universal Introduces Continuous Rolls of Printed Background Paper
Datacolor Releases Spyder5 - Next Generation of Monitor Calibration Solutions for Photographers
Black and White Spider Awards Honors Photographer Rod Mountain from Canada
AMS Software Releases Passport Photo Maker 7.0

Boost Your Social Network
& Crowdfunding Campaigns


LIFETIME SOCIAL MEDIA WALL
 
NewswireToday Celebrates 10 Years in Business
Find business coaching, life coaching, executive coaching and corporate coaching, best selling coaching books, ...



PREMIUM Members


Visit  JobsWare.com

Visit  BizJobs.com

Visit  La Bella Bakery Artisan Bakery Arizona







 
  ©2016 PRZOOM — Limelon Advertising, Co.
Home | About PRZOOM | Advertise/Pricing | Contact | Investors | Privacy/TOS | Sitemap | FRANCAIS
newswire, PR free press releases distribution service magazines engine news alert newsroom press room breaking news public relations articles company news alerts newswiredistribution ezine bizentrepreneur biznewstoday digital business report market search pr firms agencies reports distri-bution today investor relation successful internet entrepreneur newswire distribution prtoday.com freenewswiredistribution asianewstoday bizwiretoday USA pr UK today