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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 | Sep 2015

Fragile balance: Rapid technological change will encourage replacement, rather than repair

IBISWorld’s Cell Phone Repair market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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 tablet usage have increased. The rising popularity of expensive but fragile smartphones has given the industry a significant boost since 2010. 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 Analysis Chapter

The Cell Phone Repair industry grew over the past five years, with revenue rising at an average annual rate of 1.7% to $3.9 billion, including expected revenue growth of 0.9% in 2015 alone. The industry has largely benefited from the widespread popularity of smartphones. These internet-enabled, feature-rich phones are usually too expensive to simply replace without a warranty and typically have fragile screens and hard-to-replace components. These characteristics have encouraged consumers to more frequently turn to professional repair shops. However, the industry has also contended with declining cell phone prices as cell phone technology rapidly evolves... 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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