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Acoustic & Electric Guitar Manufacturing in the US: Market Research Report

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Acoustic & Electric Guitar Manufacturing Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Leisure Product Manufacturing | Oct 2012

Strumming along: Current growth will continue through 2017 at a strong and steady rate

IBISWorld’s Acoustic & Electric Guitar Manufacturing market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation Fender Musical Instruments Corporation market share
Gibson Guitar Corporation Gibson Guitar Corporation market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$969m
Annual Growth 07-12
-4.9%
Annual Growth 12-17
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Profit
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Employment
4,904
Businesses
224
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Acoustic and Electric Guitar Manufacturing industry struck a couple wrong notes in 2008 and 2009, with revenue plummeting as the recession took hold. Those two years brought overall revenue down for the five-year period to 2012, despite a rebound in sales in the latter half of the period. This growth is expected to continue through 2017 as consumers relieve pent-up demand when their disposable income rises. Revenue is expected to reach prerecession levels by the end of the period, but the trade-weighted index and rising import penetration will hinder revenue growth.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Acoustic and Electric Guitar Manufacturing industry has faced a tough five years, with revenue contracting an average of 4.9% annually in the five years to 2012. The revenue declines occurred during the recession years of 2008 and 2009, falling 25.6% and 19.9%, respectively. Industry revenue bounced back somewhat in 2010 and 2011, but has remained well below the 2007 peak due to the severity of the revenue declines during the previous years. But improved market conditions and a growing export market are expected to lead to a 4.9% revenue increase for guitar manufacturers in 2012 to reach $968.8 million for the year.

Shredded consumer market

Musical instruments, such as guitars, are generally discretionary purchases... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Acoustic & Electric Guitar Manufacturing Industry?

This industry manufactures acoustic and electric guitars. Operators that manufacture guitar amplifiers and accessories are also included in this industry.

Industry Products
Acoustic guitarsElectric guitarsBass guitarsAmplifiers and accessories
 
Industry Activities
Acoustic guitarElectric guitarElectric bass guitarAcoustic bass guitarAmplifiers and other guitar accessories


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