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The Retail Market for Headphones in the US: Market Research Report

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The Retail Market for Headphones Market Research Report | Retail Market Reports | Computers & Audio Visual Equipment Retail Market | Apr 2014

Keep listening: Demand will grow as incomes rise, but imports will pressure prices

The The Retail Market for Headphones market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$2bn
Annual Growth 09-14
8.4%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
22,246
Businesses
54,626
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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Retail Market for Headphones industry is expected to grow at a slower rate than the overall economy during the 10 years to 2019. Industry value added (IVA), a measure of the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 1.9% from 2009 to 2019, underperforming the US economy, which is expected to grow at an average 2.7% per year over the same period. Typically, an industry whose growth rate rises below the GDP is considered to be in a decline phase of its life cycle. However, analysis of this industry suggests that it is currently in the mature phase of its life cycle.

This is largely due the fact that consumers are using headphones at a high rate as the use of mobile electronics such as smartphones and tablets increase... purchase to read more

 


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What is the The Retail Market for Headphones Industry?

This industry sells headphones through traditional brick-and-mortar outlets, online and by mail-order catalog. The industry excludes hearing aids, headphones packaged with other electronic devices, headphone rental and used headphones.

Industry Products
In-ear budsOver-ear headphonesGaming headphonesWireless headphonesBehind-the-neck headphonesClip-on headphones
 
Industry Activities
Retailing headphones in brick-and-mortar storesRetailing headphones onlineRetailing headphones through catalogs or mail-order forms


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