Electronic & Computer Repair Services in the US: Market Research Report

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Electronic & Computer Repair Services Market Research Report | NAICS 81121 | Feb 2014

Fixer-upper: Low-priced gadgets led consumers to replace rather than repair, hurting the industry

IBISWorld’s Electronic & Computer Repair Services 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.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

This industry is one of few that can benefit from weak economic conditions. Therefore, the sluggish economic recovery and persistent high unemployment has presented opportunities for providers of electronic and computer repair services. However, because many electronic gadgets quickly become obsolete due to rapid technological advances, consumers will be tempted to simply replace these items rather than repair them. Nevertheless, high-end electronic items like flat-screen TVs will continue to generate demand for the industry, as these items generally cost less to repair than to replace... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Electronic and Computer Repair Service industry has a low level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every dollar spent on wages, industry operators will spend $0.09 in capital investment. Capital is mainly invested in repair equipment. During the past five years, capital intensity has remained constant; in 2009, for every dollar spent on wages, industry operators also spent about $0.09 in capital investment. This stability is evidenced in the number of industry operators. During the five years to 2014, the number of establishments increased slightly at an annualized rate of 0.2%.

Industry operators also reduced labor expenses in the past five years. The number of employees in the industry fell during the period, declining at an average annual rate of 1.5%... purchase to read more


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What is the Electronic & Computer Repair Services Industry?

Companies in this industry are involved in repairing and maintaining one or more of the following: consumer electronic equipment, computers, office machines, communication equipment and other electronic and precision equipment; items are not sold new. Establishments in this industry repair items including microscopes, radar and sonar equipment, televisions, stereos, video recorders, computers, photocopying machines, communications equipment, scientific instruments and medical equipment.

Industry Products
Consumer electronics (including radio, TV and VCR) repairsComputer and office equipment repairsCommunications equipment repairsOther electronic equipment (including medical equipment) repairs
Industry Activities
Repairing and maintaining consumer electronicsOperating photographic equipment repair shops that do not new photographic equipmentOperating stereo equipment repair shops that do not new stereo equipmentOperating TV repair shops that do not new TVsRepairing and maintaining dental equipmentRepairing and maintaining medical and surgical equipmentRepairing and maintaining optical instruments

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