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

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Market share concentration within the Acoustic and Electric Guitar Manufacturing industry is high, with the top four companies accounting for an estimated 82.5% of industry revenue in 2014. Fender Musical Instruments Corporation and Gibson Guitar Corporation dominate the US manufacturing landscape, with nearly all of their upscale product lines assembled in the United States. Combined, the brands account for more than half of industry revenue. Additionally, Taylor Guitars and C.F. Martin and Co. command a large share of the acoustic manufacturing space. The remaining share of industry

revenue is divided between small-scale, low-output manufacturing firms that produce specialized or handcrafted electric and acoustic guitars... 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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