According to first quarter 2019 CIPA data (shipments), the camera market has started the year under pressure… which is a bad sign for the industry. Continue reading First Quarter 2019 CIPA Data
I had a few moments to look at recent statistics from the Camera and Imaging Products Association (CIPA). Fortunately I still have some old CIPA reports that are no longer posted on the association’s website. These old reports allow me to go back as far as 1951 to look at camera market ‘total shipments’ statistics. What I discovered was that the 2018 camera market was at 1985 levels. Continue reading 2018 Camera Market at 1985 Levels
The June 2017 CIPA statistics are now available, which allowed us to do a brief mid-year analysis. Our assessment is that the camera market is heading for a modest increase over 2016. Continue reading Camera Market Heading for Modest Increase Over 2016
This short article provides readers with a May 2017 camera market update, using the most recent CIPA statistics. Continue reading May 2017 Camera Market Update
I had a quick look at CIPA statistics today which now include November 2016. Over the past three months there has been a bit of a recovery in the fixed lens camera market. As a result Nikon DL prospects look better than they did a few months ago. Continue reading DL prospects look better
This is the third (and possibly final article) in our short series that discusses various aspects of the digital camera market. I have an idea for an article that would describe the importance of various regional camera markets around the globe. Readers will need to let me know if they have any interest in such a piece. This article contains some CIPA information pertaining to interchangeable lens market dynamics.
I had a few minutes today to go on the CIPA website to take a look at the state of the camera market. Not surprisingly the overall numbers show that digital camera sales continued to decline in 2015.
This is the first of a small series of short articles that look at various statistical aspects of the digital camera market. Continue reading Digital camera sales continued to decline in 2015