Those who trade online continue to hold certain advantages over their offline competitors. Convenience is a major plus point for anyone in the digital sector, and that element has helped create million-dollar businesses around the world.
Many online industries can also thrive in uncertain economic conditions, and that’s why the growth continues.
Whether you’re looking to run a casino online, or provide any form of ecommerce site, it’s a perfect time to look ahead and discuss which digital sectors will succeed in Canada across 2024.
The statistics show that movie theatres provided the fastest growing industry in Canada in 2023. These locations experienced over 30% growth in revenue on the previous year, and the sector is optimistic for 2024.
The theatres obviously rely on the wider film industry which produced some blockbusters this year.
Oppenheimer and Barbie were big box office successes, and they have laid out a challenge for future releases. Once the theatres move on to the next big production, those films hit the subscription streaming sites such as NetFlix and Prime.
In 2024 and beyond, those services should continue to enjoy significantly increased revenue.
Online casino play continues to perform strongly and there is room for even more growth in 2024. The industry is expected to build globally, while Canada is perfectly placed to take advantage.
Since the United States relaxed its laws on online sports betting and casinos in 2018, there has been a focus on North America, and Canadian providers have benefitted.
The sector also continues to innovate, and some exciting developments are expected in 2024 and beyond.
Most operators already have live casino rooms on their schedules, and these help provide an experience similar to playing in the real world.
Augmented reality and virtual reality have just started to appear in games, and they will play more of a part in the months to follow.
Further down the line, it’s also likely that the Metaverse will have a positive impact on online casino play.
In summary, this is an exciting and fast-moving industry that is set to develop even further in 2024.
When the world’s largest online taxi booking services starts delivering takeaways, you know that this must be a lucrative industry.
Take out food has always been popular, but its demand increased significantly from 2020 onwards, and the sector has yet to see a slowdown.
Restaurants are enjoying extra revenue while online third parties, who process and deliver the orders, are increasing in number.
While more consumers are starting to head out and enjoy meals within the restaurant environment, takeout orders continue to produce impressive revenue and the forecast for 2024 is positive.
Meeting that special person out in the real world seems to be a thing of the past. More and more online dating sites are hitting the digital world, which suggests that we have yet to reach saturation point.
The site Snack is a success story from recent years, and it offers something new: a kind of mix between traditional online dating and social media that is video led.
This industry is successful for many reasons, but it’s partly the diverse range of themes that keep returning serious figures for online dating.
The most successful affiliate marketers can make seven-figure sums from their work.
While there are very few who will reach this kind of revenue, it remains a popular sector that provides solid overall revenue.
Affiliate marketers act as a form of broker, directing traffic to a sales site.
If a consumer makes a purchase having arrived at the website via an affiliate link, the referrer takes a percentage of the sale.
While hard work and dedication are required to make a successful affiliate marketing business, they are relatively easy to set up, and that’s why they are so popular.
As an overall industry, the ease of start-up makes it an ongoing online success.
Many of us are time poor: We are so busy with our work and career that home life starts to suffer.
The question of work/life balance is always difficult to address, and that’s why virtual assistants are so sought after.
An online VA can take care of basic office work, while others will take on more complex tasks such as accounts and tax filing.
Their contributions to the overall business help the owners to concentrate on the running of the company, while hopefully freeing up valuable time to address that work/life issue.
While there are no guarantees, past results and expert predictions suggest that each of these industries will thrive in 2024 and beyond.
Whether you’re looking for investment opportunities or maybe even starting a business yourself, these are strong options as we move into the new year.