Cinema Concessions - France

  • France
  • Revenue in the Cinema Concessions market is projected to reach €1.37bn in 2024.
  • Revenue is expected to show an annual growth rate (CAGR 2024-2029) of 3.41%, resulting in a projected market volume of €1.62bn by 2029.
  • In the Cinema Concessions market, the number of viewers is expected to amount to 42.1m users by 2029.
  • User penetration will be 59.1% in 2024 and is expected to hit 64.3% by 2029.
  • The average revenue per viewer is expected to amount to €35.75.
  • In global comparison, most revenue will be generated in the United States (€9,166.00m in 2024).

Key regions: Germany, Europe, United States, China, United Kingdom

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Analyst Opinion

The Cinema Concessions market in France has seen significant development and growth in recent years. Customer preferences in the Cinema Concessions market in France have shifted towards a more diverse and premium offering.

Customers are increasingly looking for unique and high-quality food and beverage options to enhance their movie-going experience. This has led to a rise in demand for gourmet snacks, craft beers, and specialty cocktails in cinema concessions. Additionally, customers are also seeking healthier options such as organic snacks and gluten-free products.

Trends in the market show that cinema chains in France are capitalizing on these customer preferences by partnering with local gourmet food vendors and breweries to offer exclusive and artisanal products. This not only enhances the overall cinema experience but also helps to differentiate themselves from competitors. Furthermore, cinema chains are investing in innovative and interactive concession stands to create a more engaging and immersive environment for customers.

For example, some theaters have introduced self-service kiosks and touch-screen ordering systems, allowing customers to customize their orders and have a more personalized experience. Local special circumstances in France have also contributed to the development of the Cinema Concessions market. France is known for its rich culinary tradition and appreciation for food and drink.

This cultural aspect has influenced customer preferences and expectations when it comes to cinema concessions. French customers have high standards when it comes to food and beverage offerings, and cinema chains have responded by offering a wide range of high-quality and gourmet options. Additionally, the French cinema industry has a strong focus on promoting local and independent films, and this emphasis on local culture and creativity extends to the concessions as well.

Underlying macroeconomic factors have also played a role in the growth of the Cinema Concessions market in France. The French economy has been relatively stable in recent years, with steady GDP growth and low unemployment rates. This has resulted in increased disposable income and higher consumer spending, including on entertainment and leisure activities such as going to the movies.

As a result, cinema chains have been able to invest in upgrading their concessions and offering a more premium and diverse range of products. In conclusion, the Cinema Concessions market in France has experienced significant growth and development due to changing customer preferences, innovative trends in the market, local special circumstances, and favorable macroeconomic factors. Cinema chains in France have successfully adapted to these changes by offering a diverse and premium range of food and beverage options, partnering with local vendors, and creating an engaging and immersive cinema experience for customers.


Data coverage:

The data encompasses B2C enterprises. Figures are based on the Cinema market, which comprises revenues from box office, advertsing and concessions. The market includes both consumer and advertising spending. All monetary figures refer to consumer spending on tickets and concessions. This spending factors in discounts, margins, and taxes.

Modeling approach / market size:

The market size is determined through a bottom-up approach. We use annual financial reports of the market-leading companies and industry associations, third-party studies and reports, survey results from our primary research (e.g., Consumer Insights), as well as performance factors (e.g., user penetration, price per product, usage) to analyze the markets. To estimate the market size for each country individually, we use relevant key market indicators and data from country-specific industry associations, such as various macroeconomic indicators, historical developments, current trends, and reported performance indicators of key market players. In particular, we consider average prices and annual purchase frequencies.


We apply a variety of forecasting techniques, depending on the behavior of the relevant market. For instance, the S-curve function and exponential trend smoothing are well suited for forecasting digital products and services due to the non-linear growth of technology adoption. The main drivers are GDP per capita, consumer spending per capita, and 4G coverage.

Additional notes:

The data is modeled using current exchange rates. The market is updated twice a year in case market dynamics change. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic is considered at a country-specific level. The data is modeled using current exchange rates. The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Russia-Ukraine war are considered at a country-specific level. The market is updated twice a year. In some cases, the data is updated on an ad hoc basis (e.g., when new, relevant data has been released or significant changes within the market have an impact on the projected development). Consumer Insights data is reweighted for representativeness.

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