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Photo Printing and Merchandise Market: Desktop Application Projected to be the Most Attractive Mode of Printing Segment During the Forecast Period: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2016-2026

Photo Printing and Merchandise Market: Desktop Application Projected to be the Most Attractive Mode of Printing Segment During the Forecast Period: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment 2016-2026

Mobile application segment is anticipated to expand at a higher CAGR during the period of assessment

By mode of printing, the mobile application segment is expected to register high Y-o-Y growth rates throughout the forecast period. In terms of value, this segment is expected to expand at a CAGR of 4.9% over the forecast period. Various photo printer manufacturers are targeting the market with smartphones connected to printers and this factor is driving the growth of this segment. Mobile application segment is projected to reach more than US$ 2,000 Mn by the end of 2017 and is expected to be valued in excess of US$ 3,000 Mn by 2026 end. The mobile application segment is estimated to gain close to 16% in its market share of the global photo printing and merchandise market by the end of 2026.

Increasing use of smartphones for image capturing and photo sharing expected to drive the development of the mobile application segment during the forecast period

Adoption of smartphones across countries such as China, India, Indonesia and Brazil is increasing, which is leading to increasing internet penetration and popularity of social networking. Mobile phone manufacturers are offering smartphones with high-resolution cameras to meet the requirements of modern photography. These image capturing devices primarily serve spontaneous snapshots, thus supporting the growth of the mobile application segment. Furthermore, growing trend of mobile shopping, e-banking and bring your own device (BYOD) is accelerating market demand for smartphones across the globe, which, in turn, is fuelling the growth of the mobile application segment in the global photo printing and merchandise market. Further, an increasing number of smartphones and improved broadband and wireless connectivity is expected to boost the growth of online photo sharing across various platforms, which in turn is anticipated to drive the growth of the mobile application segment in the global photo printing and merchandise market during the forecast period.

Improvements and advancements in broadband infrastructure worldwide, in turn, leads to significantly improved broadband speed. Moreover, increasing internet penetration and affordability of these services is expected to increase consumption of media content via various devices. This, in turn, is estimated to support the growth of the mobile application segment in the global photo printing and merchandise market over the projected period. e-Commerce companies are focussing on offering online photo printing services. For instance, in 2016, Amazon.com Inc., announced plans to introduce ‘Amazon Prints’, an online photo printing service that enables customers to print digital photos and order photo books and stationery products, in order to enhance its product portfolio and customer base. The growth of such services is creating a robust development in the mobile application segment.

Regional overview of the mobile application segment

In terms of value, the mobile application segment is expected to reach more than US$ 600 Mn by the end of 2017 in North America. The segment is likely to reach close to US$ 140 Mn in 2026, expanding at a CAGR of 6.9% in Latin America. The mobile application segment in the APEJ photo printing and merchandise market is projected to cross US$ 550 Mn by the end of 2017, recording an attractive CAGR of 5.6% over the forecasted period.

Eastman Kodak company launches photography smartphone in partnership with U.K based Bullitt Group

U.S. based Eastman Kodak Company along with U.K. based Bullitt Group has launched a photography enabled smartphone designed to fulfil the users’ passion for photography. Through this new smartphone, photographers can capture exceptional images of high quality irrespective of the environment. This smartphone has a 21-megapixel camera sensor with a custom built camera app. The range of settings includes portrait, HDR landscape, Bokeh, Panorama, sports and night-time along with a smart auto mode.


1. Photo Printing and Merchandise Market - Executive Summary
2. Assumptions & Acronyms Used
3. Research Methodology
4. Market Overview
4.1. Introduction
4.1.1. Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Definition
4.1.2. Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Taxonomy
4.2. Global Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Dynamics
4.2.1. Drivers
4.2.2. Restraints
4.2.3. Trends
4.3. Global Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Forecast, 2016-2026
4.3.1. Global Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Size (Value) Forecast
4.3.1.1. Y-o-Y Growth Projections
4.3.1.2. Absolute $ Opportunity
4.4. Global Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Snapshot (2015)
4.4.1. Market Size By Type
4.4.2. Market Size By Mode of Printing
4.4.3. Market Size By Distribution Channel
4.4.4. Market Size By Region
5. Global Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Analysis, By Type
5.1. Introduction
5.1.1. Y-o-Y Growth Comparison, By type
5.1.2. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis, By Type
5.2. Global Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Forecast By Type
5.2.1. Film Printing
5.2.1.1. Absolute $ Opportunity
5.2.1.2. Market Value Forecast, By Region
5.2.2. Digital Printing
5.2.2.1. Absolute $ Opportunity
5.2.2.2. Market Value Forecast, By Region
5.3. Global Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Type
6. Global Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Analysis, By Mode of Printing
6.1. Introduction
6.1.1. Y-o-Y Growth Comparison, By Mode of Printing
6.1.2. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis, By Mode of Printing
6.2. Global Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Forecast By Mode of Printing
6.2.1. Desktop Application
6.2.1.1. Absolute $ Opportunity
6.2.1.2. Market Value Forecast, By Region
6.2.2. Mobile Application
6.2.2.1. Absolute $ Opportunity
6.2.2.2. Market Value Forecast, By Region
6.3. Global Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Attractiveness Analysis, By Mode of Printing
7. Global Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Analysis, By Distribution Channel
7.1. Introduction
7.1.1. Y-o-Y Growth Comparison, By Distribution Channel
7.1.2. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis, By Distribution Channel
7.2. Global Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Forecast By Distribution Channel
7.2.1. Instant Kiosk
7.2.1.1. Absolute $ Opportunity
7.2.1.2. Market Value Forecast, By Region
7.2.2. Retail
7.2.2.1. Absolute $ Opportunity
7.2.2.2. Market Value Forecast, By Region
7.2.3. Over the Counter
7.2.3.1. Absolute $ Opportunity
7.2.3.2. Market Value Forecast, By Region
7.2.4. Online Store
7.2.4.1. Absolute $ Opportunity
7.2.4.2. Market Value Forecast, By Region
7.2.5. Others
7.2.5.1. Absolute $ Opportunity
7.2.5.2. Market Value Forecast, By Region
8. Global Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Analysis, By Region
8.1. Introduction
8.1.1. Y-o-Y Growth Projections, By Region
8.1.2. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis, By Region
8.2. Global Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Forecast By Region
8.2.1. North America Market Value Forecast
8.2.2. Latin America Market Value Forecast
8.2.3. Asia Pacific excluding Japan Market Value Forecast
8.2.4. Japan Market Value Forecast
8.2.5. Eastern Europe Market Value Forecast
8.2.6. Western Europe Market Value Forecast
8.2.7. Middle East & Africa Market Value Forecast
8.3. Regional Attractiveness Analysis
9. North America Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Analysis
9.1. Introduction
9.1.1. Y-o-Y Growth Projections, By Country
9.1.2. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis, By Country
9.2. North America Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Forecast
9.2.1. Market Value Forecast By Country
9.2.1.1. U.S. Absolute $ Opportunity
9.2.1.2. Canada Absolute $ Opportunity
9.2.2. Market Value Forecast By Type
9.2.2.1. Film Printing
9.2.2.2. Digital Printing
9.2.3. Market Value Forecast By Mode of Printing
9.2.3.1. Desktop Application
9.2.3.2. Mobile Application
9.2.4. Market Value Forecast By Distribution Channel
9.2.4.1. Instant Kiosk
9.2.4.2. Retail
9.2.4.3. Over the Counter
9.2.4.4. Online Store
9.2.4.5. Others
9.2.5. Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Attractiveness Analysis
9.2.5.1. By Type
9.2.5.2. By Mode of Printing
9.2.5.3. By Distribution Channel
9.2.6. Drivers & Restraints: Impact Analysis
10. Latin America Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Analysis
10.1. Introduction
10.1.1. Y-o-Y Growth Projections, By Country
10.1.2. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis, By Country
10.1.3. Key Trends
10.2. Latin America Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Forecast
10.2.1. Market Value Forecast By Country
10.2.1.1. Mexico Absolute $ Opportunity
10.2.1.2. Brazil Absolute $ Opportunity
10.2.1.3. Argentina Absolute $ Opportunity
10.2.1.4. Rest of LATAM Absolute $ Opportunity
10.2.2. Market Value Forecast By Type
10.2.2.1. Film Printing
10.2.2.2. Digital Printing
10.2.3. Market Value Forecast By Mode of Printing
10.2.3.1. Desktop Application
10.2.3.2. Mobile Application
10.2.4. Market Value Forecast By Distribution Channel
10.2.4.1. Instant Kiosk
10.2.4.2. Retail
10.2.4.3. Over the Counter
10.2.4.4. Online Store
10.2.4.5. Others
10.2.5. Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Attractiveness Analysis
10.2.5.1. By Type
10.2.5.2. By Mode of Printing
10.2.5.3. By Distribution Channel
10.2.6. Drivers & Restraints: Impact Analysis
11. APAC excluding Japan (APEJ) Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Analysis
11.1. Introduction
11.1.1. Y-o-Y Growth Projections, By Country
11.1.2. Basis Point Share (BPS) Analysis, By Country
11.1.3. Key Trends
11.2. APEJ Photo Printing and Merchandise Market Forecast
11.2.1. Market Value Forecast, By Country/Region
11.2.1.1. China Absolute $ Opportunity
11.2.1.2. India Absolute $ Opportunity
11.2.1.3. ASEAN Absolute $ Opportunity
11.2.1.4. ANZ Absolute $ Opportunity
11.2.1.5. Rest of Asia Pacific Absolute $ Opportunity
11.2.2. Market Value Forecast By Type
11.2.2.1. Film Printing
11.2.2.2. Digital Printing
11.2.3. Market Value Forecast By Mode of Printing
11.2.3.1. Desktop Application
11.2.3.2. Mobile Application
11.2.4. Market Value Forecast By Distribution Channel
11.2.4.1. Instant Kiosk
11.2.4.2. Retail

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