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Cell Phone Repair in the US: Market Research Report

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Cell Phone Repair Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Personal Services | May 2014

Decent reception: A wider pool smartphone users will benefit an increasingly saturated industry

IBISWorld’s Cell Phone Repair 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
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 09-14
4.9%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
7,278
Businesses
2,368
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Cell Phone Repair industry has profoundly grown over the past five years due to several factors, including cheaper and more reliable mobile internet and the exploding popularity of smartphones, which are more fragile and therefore more likely to need repairs. Smartphones also feature higher price tags, which have led consumers to repair rather than replace them. However, as the industry reaches market saturation and the cost of replacement becomes more affordable, demand for this industry's services is expected to stall.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Cell Phone Repair industry is in the growth stage of its life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2019, industry value added (the industry's contribution to the economy) is expected to increase 2.0% on average annually. In contrast, GDP is expected to grow 2.7% over the same period.

Internet-enabled smartphones cost more than basic-feature phones and therefore remain more likely to be repaired instead of replaced. Smartphones also have more fragile displays and touchscreens, inaccessible batteries and other breakable parts that make them more likely to need repair. Smartphones currently represent more than two-thirds of all mobile phone sales and half of all mobile phone users... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Cell Phone Repair Industry?

This industry primarily repairs and maintains cell phones. Some operators may also repair tablets such as iPads or other electronic devices as secondary businesses, which are also included in industry revenue. Industry operators include brick-and-mortar stores, which allow customers to bring in their cell phones for repair. Some stores also allow customers to mail in devices that need repairs.

Industry Products
Screen repairWater damage repairBattery replacementCosmetic damage repairOther functional repairs
 
Industry Activities
Repairing cell phonesRepairing smartphonesRepairing tablets


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