Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Electronic and Computer Repair Services industry has declined during the past five years. The increasing affordability of electronics and computers has prompted consumers and businesses to purchase new products rather than replace their existing equipment, and businesses and consumers typically have opted to purchase more advanced products and scrap damaged or outdated goods. In the five years to 2019, the industry will grow marginally, as increasing complexity of consumer devices, computers and other precision instruments will lead to higher demand for repair services. However, the industry will continue to suffer from declining trends, such as falling prices for new electronic and computer equipment... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Computer and office equipment repairs
The largest industry segment is computer and office equipment repairs, generating an estimated 39.7% of total revenue. This category includes the repair and maintenance of computers and peripherals, office machines (e.g. printers), photocopiers and typewriters. Another service this segment performs is recycling inkjet cartridges, which is usually not a sufficient revenue-generating activity in itself. Most companies engage in this activity as an additional service to their repair and maintenance clients.
As a share of revenue, this segment has fluctuated in the past five years, increasing from 34.8% of total industry revenue in 2009... purchase to read more