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 is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
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

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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


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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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