Digital media

Web accounts for 72% of entertainment spend, despite rise in physical stores

The internet accounted for 71.8% of the UK’s entertainment revenues in 2015 compared with 28.2% for bricks and mortar stores, according to the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA). However, the UK trade organisation’s latest research claims that the number of physical stores selling music, video and games has reached an all-time high of more than 14,800. […]

Digital video spend to pass packaged media in Netherlands this year

Digital video expenditure is forecast to exceed consumer spending on packaged media in the Netherlands this year, driven by pay TV, video-on-demand and Netflix, according to research by Futuresource Consulting. According to Futuresource, digital expenditure will account for 66% of home video expenditure this year, with the overall digital video market set to grow by […]

Digital media use to grow 11.8% this year

Worldwide consumer digital media use is due to grow 11.8% in 2013, driven by demand for OTT, online and mobile video, as well as social media and games, according to new stats.  US research firm PQ Media estimates that consumer digital media usage – under three categories of the web, mobile and other digital media […]