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Photofinishing Laboratories Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
- Market Size
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- Market Forecast   .
- Products/Services Breakdown   .
- Revenue per State . .
$ Financial Metrics . .
$ Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
@ Key Companies   .
- Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Photofinishing Laboratories

Overview: the U.S. Photofinishing Laboratories Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:

  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Photofinishing Laboratories: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Photofinishing Laboratories industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Digital Photo And Photofinishing Services

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Photofinishing Laboratories company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Photofinishing Laboratories industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Photofinishing Laboratories measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 3%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers2%
Personal Care and Service Occupations 33%
Animal Care and Service Workers 25%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 24%
Nonfarm Animal Caretakers 24%
Sales and Related Occupations 7%
Retail Sales Workers 5%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 9%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 37%
Other Transportation Workers 30%
Parking Lot Attendants 30%
Parking Lot Attendants 30%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Photofinishing Laboratories Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Top Innovators

CompanyInnovation Score

Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

Latest Industry News

  • Seyacolor launches Canon DreamLabo professional HD photo album printer - Dias. S e y a c o l o r / S a r a s a v i C o l o u r Laboratory (Pvt.) Lt. is a leading photofinishing laboratory in Sri Lanka, trusted and respected by Sri Lanka’s top professional photographers. A subsidiary of Sarasavi Group of Companies, Seya Colour ... (03/07/2016)
  • Seyacolor launches Professional HD photo album printer - Seyacolor / Sarasavi Color Laboratory (Pvt) Ltd. is a leading photofinishing laboratory in Sri Lanka, trusted and respected by Sri Lanka's top professional photographers. A subsidiary of Sarasavi Group of Companies, Seya Color is one of the pioneer ... (03/04/2016)
  • Hands-on: nearly instant photofinishing direct from your smartphone - Fuji formally launched its API this week, which ties in to its wholesale photofinishing services. It has two industrial-style labs located in Greenwood, South Carolina and Portland, Oregon, which for now handle all the mobile orders. Finished prints ... (07/15/2012)
  • Ivey Photo shutters film lab - Ivey Photo, among the few Seattle photo labs still processing professional-grade film ... BIGink bought Ivey Photo's high-capacity, large-scale printing and photofinishing equipment, some scanners, a van and some other equipment, Scholl said. (06/25/2008)
  • CeWe Color Launches UK White Label Photo Service for Ecommerce Sites and Photo Kiosks for Retailers - The DigiFoto maker accepts all media cards and CDs, as well as Bluetooth, to send online images to CeWe Color’s UK photofinishing laboratory (one of the most advanced in the country). Remote access software means that the kiosk automatically downloads ... (07/12/2007)
  • Wal-Mart won't print digital photos that look "professional" - Wal-Mart and other photofinishing labs are refusing to print out digital photos if they appear to have been taken by "professionals" because photographers' associations have frightened them off with the spectre of scanned-in studio shots. Photofinishing ... (06/06/2005)
  • Fuji Snaps Up Wal-mart Business - Fuji said it will purchase Wal-Mart's six photofinishing labs and obtain a long-term agreement to provide developing services for the world's largest retailer. Wal-Mart still will operate its chain of 1,200 one-hour photo labs in its stores. The purchase ... (07/10/1996)
  • Kodak Outbid - outbidding Eastman Kodak Co. for the largest photo-developing business in the U.S. Fuji said it will purchase Wal-Mart's six photofinishing labs and obtain a long-term deal to provide developing services for the retailer. Wal-Mart still will operate its ... (07/09/1996)
  • Fuji to Buy Wal-Mart Photo Plants - Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart is not selling the one-hour photofinishing labs located inside its stores. Wal-Mart shares fell 50 cents to $24 and Kodak lost 75 cents to $74.375, both on the New York Stock Exchange. Fuji's shares fell $1 to $30.375 on ... (07/09/1996)
  • BUSINESS PEOPLE; Qualex Chief's Strategy To Beat Photo 'Minilabs' - Although customers of photofinishing labs operated by Qualex Inc. usually wait 24 to 48 hours to get their photos, the company's new president is relatively unconcerned about the proliferation of laboratories that can process film in under an hour. (05/09/1991)

Government Contracts

In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $181,747 on Photofinishing Laboratories. It has awarded 18 contracts to 7 companies, with an average value of $25,964 per company.   

Top government vendors:

CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

Segments classified within this market research report

This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
Photofinishing services (except one-hour), Film developing and printing (except motion picture, one-hour), Photofinishing labs (except one-hour), etc.

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