Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Continued growth in the use of mobile devices and increasing disposable income are expected to drive industry revenue growth in the next five years. Volume sales are forecast to continue benefiting headphone retailers as cheap imports continue to grow as a proportion of the industry's revenue. Additionally, headphone manufacturers are anticipated to increasingly compete through marketing tactics, which will help stores sell higher-end headphones to consumers.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
Retailers sell a variety of headphones with different shapes, sizes and features. People use headphones in conjunction with electronics, especially mobile devices. Headphones may also have features like microphones, and these are included in their respective categories such as in-ear or over-ear headphones.
The most popular kind of headphones are in-ear buds, which account for about 54.0% of headphone retailing industry revenue. Demand for this segment has grown as portable MP3 players and music-ready smartphones have gained in popularity, allowing this segment to increase its share of revenue over the past five years... purchase to read more