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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 provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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 Investment Chapter

In 2014, the average industry firm is expected to spend about $0.03 on capital for every one dollar spent on labor, indicating a highly labor intensive industry. The tools spent on repairing cell phones are generally inexpensive and widely available. As most of the cost of repair work goes to the replacement of parts, the industry does not require a high level of machinery to conduct the repairs. Industry operators order parts from the phone's original manufacturer or third party manufacturers, remove the damaged portion from the cell phone and replace it.

There are a large number of potential electronic and precision cell phone equipment faults, making repair services very job-specific... 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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