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 | Nov 2014

A little static: Growth will continue through 2019, but competition will continue to threaten

IBISWorld’s Acoustic & Electric Guitar Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation Fender Musical Instruments Corporation market share
Gibson Guitar Corporation Gibson Guitar Corporation market share
Taylor Guitars Taylor Guitars market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Acoustic and Electric Guitar Manufacturing industry has enjoyed solid growth over the five years to 2014. Stronger consumer sway, indicated by increasing levels of per capita disposable income, has underpinned demand for industry products. Guitars are considered discretionary purchase and are subsequently extremely sensitive to changes in overall economic conditions. Over the five years to 2019, the guitar manufacturing industry is expected to continue growing, albeit at a slower rate than the previous five-year period. Revenue growth is expected to be driven by rises in per capita disposable income, which will lead to more discretionary purchases, such as guitars.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Distribution of establishments in the Acoustic and Electric Guitar Manufacturing industry is based primarily off of the proximity to upstream suppliers and location of large downstream markets. Being located near suppliers of raw material, such as wood and electronic components, lowers transportation costs and speeds up delivery. Similarly, being located near downstream markets allows manufacturers to speed up delivery time and adjust to consumer preferences in a timely manner.


The West region is expected to account for the largest number of establishments with 25.9% of operators... 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 guitarsAccessoriesAmplifiers
Industry Activities
Acoustic guitarElectric guitarElectric bass guitarAcoustic bass guitarAmplifiers and other guitar accessories

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