Consumer photobook sales have continued to rise in the USA, growing by nearly 15% in 2012 to 27.5 million units and, in retail value, by 13% to US$770 million. In 2013, volume and value rose to nearly 31 million units and US$845 million respectively.
The market remains dominated by the online channels at the front-end and by several large producers at the back-end.
This report has been prepared as part of the Futuresource Digital Imaging Watch Service and follows the previous USA Photobook Market Track Report, published in Q4 2012. It assesses the development of the consumer photobook market (excluding professional photobooks and all photo-merchandise) in the USA and includes:
- Volume, value and average retail price forecasts through to 2017
- Channel trends
- An overview of front-end and back-end competitive situations.