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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 | Feb 2015

Fragile balance: The falling price of cell phones will push replacement rather than repair

The Cell Phone Repair market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$4bn
Annual Growth 10-15
1.7%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
21,758
Businesses
8,117
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Cell Phone Repair industry has experienced strong growth during the past decade as smartphone and data usage have increased. The rising popularity of expensive damage-prone smartphones gave the industry a significant boost. In the coming years, rapid technological change, the falling price of cell phones and rising disposable incomes are expected to encourage the replacement rather than repair of devices.... 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 2020, industry value added (the industry's contribution to the economy) is expected to increase 2.3% on average annually. In contrast, GDP is expected to grow 2.5% 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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