Dublin, Aug. 14, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/6js5fm/global_dvd_and_bd) has announced the addition of the "Global DVD and BD Market 2014-2018" report to their offering.
A DVD is an optical disk used to store information. A DVD capacity ranges from 4.7 GB to 17 GB, over seven times than a CD can store. A DVD can be single-sided or double-sided with multiple layers. A Blu-ray disc (BD) is also an optical disc capable of recording, rewriting and playing back HD videos. BDs supersede DVDs in terms of storing information. BDs use a blue-violet laser that has a shorter wavelength compare to a red laser. This allows BDs to store data more precisely using less space.
The analysts forecast the Global DVD and BD market will decline at a CAGR of (3.64) percent over the period 2013-2018.
The Global DVD and BD market can be segmented into two types: DVD and BD. This report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global DVD and BD market for the period 2014-2018. To calculate the market size, the report takes into account revenues generated from the sale and rental of all types of DVDs and Blu-ray disc.
The report, the Global DVD and BD Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the US, the UK, Japan and Germany; it also covers the Global DVD and BD market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.
Online retailers are increasingly promoting DVDs and BDs and offering attractive packages to consumers. Discounts on the purchase of DVDs or BDs and low-cost combination packs of DVDs and BDs are some such offers. The increasing penetration of the internet has made it easier for consumers to shop online. In competition to these online stores, retail stores are also offering discounts, thus increasing competition and ultimately benefitting the consumer but adversely affecting market growth.
Key Topics Covered:
01. Executive Summary
02. List of Abbreviations
03. Scope of the Report
04. Market Research Methodology
06. Market Landscape
07. Market Segmentation by Type
08. Market Segmentation by Distribution Channel
09. Key Leading Countries
10. Buying Criteria
11. Market Growth Drivers
12. Drivers and their Impact
13. Market Challenges
14. Impact of Drivers and Challenges
15. Market Trends
16. Trends and their Impact
17. Vendor Landscape
18. Key Vendor Analysis
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