Is Packaged Entertainment Media Really on the Way Out?

by on September 25, 2017

As home video viewing patterns continue to evolve, one common prediction is that packaged media is on its last legs. Streaming services have been gaining market share at a steady pace. In fact, streaming media sales eclipsed sales of DVDs and Blu-ray discs for the first time in the last quarter of 2016 — with discs accounting for $ 5.4 billion in annual U.S. sales compared to the $ 6.2 billion haul for SVOD providers such as Amazon and Netflix. However, to paraphrase Mark Twain, the death of packaged media has been greatly exaggerated.

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