Entertainment Retailers Association

Digital video services reach almost £3 billion in UK revenue

British consumer spend on entertainment skyrocketed to £9 billion in 2020, with digital streaming services taking up a significant amount of that total. According to a new report from the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA), the entertainment sector revenues of £9.05 billion marked the fastest growth rate since records began thanks to a year in which […]

ERA: Digital accounted for 72.3% of UK video revenues in 2018

Digital accounted for 72.3% of video revenues in the UK in 2018, but DVD and Blu-ray are still important for delivering the top-selling titles, according to trade body the ERA. The Entertainment Retailer’s Association year-end figures show that last year UK digital video revenues were up 26% year-on-year to £1.689 billion, driven by streaming services […]

UK entertainment revenue outstrips print for first time

People in the UK spent more money on music, video and games in 2017 than on books, magazines and newspapers, according to the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA). The UK trade organisation’s latest research claims that last year was the first time in history that revenues from entertainment exceeded those of the printed word, with services […]

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. […]

UK digital video revenues pass £1bn for the first time

Digital revenues from services like Netflix, Amazon Prime and Sky Store exceeded £1bn for the first time last year, according to new research. The UK’s Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA) claims that it is “almost certain” that video will become a majority-digital business in 2016, after digital video revenues grew by 30.3% year-on-year in 2015. Last […]

UK digital video market tops £620 million

The UK digital video market grew by 40.2% to reach £621.4 million (€750 million) in 2013, according to preliminary end of year figures by the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA). The ERA said that video enjoyed its first growth since 2008 thanks to the surge in digital video – which includes iTunes downloads as well as […]