Annual Industry Report

EMA’s 2018 Annual Report is now available!

The report provides a comprehensive overview of the home entertainment business and closely examines the home video, video game, and retail components. In the report you will read about the proliferation of delivery options in both video and gaming, the surge in streaming and the push toward original content, the changing face of retail, and the latest on new technologies.

Topics addressed include:

  • Consumer video spending
  • Distributor video revenues
  • Video game spending
  • U.S. video store count
  • Major retailers
  • The sales and rental markets for physical discs
  • Electronic sellthrough
  • Subscription, transactional, and ad-supported video on demand
  • Premium video on demand
  • Digital video gaming
  • Video game consoles and accessories
  • The connected TV
  • Virtual reality
  • 4K Ultra HD

The Report aggregates data from leading industry experts. Contributing companies include comScore, Consumer Technology Association, DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group, Futuresource Consulting, Home Media Magazine, IHS Markit Technology, Frank N. Magid Associates, Media Play News, The Nielsen Company, The NPD Group, Parks Associates, Pew Research Center, and Screen Engine/ASI. The report also features a Q&A with EMA President & CEO, Mark Fisher.