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equipment, and businesses and consumers typically have opted to purchase more advanced products and scrap damaged or outdated goods.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 2020, the industry will continue declining, albeit at a slower rate. New, technologically complex products will lead the way for increased repair demand. However, the industry will still suffer from declining trends, as electronics and computer products continue to decrease in price... 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 36.9% of total revenue. This category includes the repair and maintenance of computers and peripherals, photocopying machines, computer terminals, storage devices, printers and CD-ROM drives. 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 declined steadily in the past five years as a result of the trend to replace rather than repair electronic items... purchase to read more