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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 | Jun 2015

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 10-15
8.9%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
22,628
Businesses
56,033
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

After a period of stagnation during the recession, rising disposable income levels help spur new discretionary purchases of headphones between 2010 and 2015. The headphone market also benefited from the introduction of new fashionable products. In addition, low-cost imports reduced the average price of headphones, enabling consumers to purchase more products, resulting in an incrase in revenue. In the next five years, continued growth in the use of mobile devices and higher disposable income are forecast to drive industry revenue increases. Additionally, headphone manufacturers are anticipated to increasingly compete through marketing tactics, which will enable stores to sell higher-end headphones to consumers.... purchase to read more

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After a period of stagnation during the recession, rising disposable income levels help spur new discretionary purchases of headphones between 2010 and 2015. Falling unemployment and rising income encouraged consumers to make new purchases of headphones, which they delayed during the recession, or replace older sets with new devices and associated accessories, such as headphones. The headphone market also benefited from the introduction of new fashionable products. A spurt of consumer interest in higher-end headphones, such as Beatbox and Skullcandy brands, resulted in an extreme jump in industry revenue in 2012. In addition, low-cost imports reduced the average price of headphones, enabling consumers to purchase more products... 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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