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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

IBISWorld’s The Retail Market for Headphones market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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 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.

In-ear buds

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

 


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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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