DVD to Continue to Be Most Popular Way to View Movies for Next Decade
"While DVD sales and rentals have cooled off from the tremendous growth rates of the past several years, we need to remind ourselves that DVD is the public's favorite way to view movies and will remain so for the foreseeable future," noted Bo Andersen, President of the Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA).
The 2006 Annual Report on the Home Entertainment Industry provides comprehensive data on and analysis of sales and rentals of DVDs, VHS cassettes, and console video games and competing technologies. It is widely used by financial analysts, home entertainment industry executives, journalists, and others who want to understand the current state of the industry and its future prospects. The report may be purchased from the Entertainment Merchants Association online at www.EntertainmentMerchantsAssociation.org or by phone at 800-955-8732.
The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) was established in April 2006 through the merger of the Video Software Dealers Association (VSDA) and the Interactive Entertainment Merchants Association (IEMA). EMA is the not-for-profit international trade association dedicated to advancing the interests of the $32 billion home entertainment industry. EMA represents more than 1,000 companies throughout the United States, Canada, and other nations. Its members operate more than 20,000 retail outlets in the U.S. that sell and/or rent DVDs and computer and console video games.
LAS VEGAS, NV -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 11, 2006 --