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Watch & Jewelry Repair in the US: Market Research Report

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Watch & Jewelry Repair Market Research Report | Consumer Goods & Services | Personal Services | Apr 2013

Out of time: Falling demand and rising competition have pushed the industry into decline

IBISWorld’s Watch & Jewelry Repair market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$504m
Annual Growth 08-13
-4.9%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
16,655
Businesses
13,325
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The industry has been on the decline for the past decade, and revenue will continue to fall over the next five years. Intensifying competition from retailers and manufacturers that offer free or discounted after-sale repair services has reduced demand for the industry. Substitute goods, such as smartphones, have also reduced consumer demand for watches and, thus, repair services. Rising input costs have squeezed profit margins, forcing many operators to exit the industry.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The Watch and Jewelry Repair industry is primarily engaged in providing watch and jewelry repair services. Firms in the industry also offer other repair and rental services and resell refurbished merchandise and parts.

Repair services

Watch and jewelry repair services account for about 85.0% of industry revenue, of which jewelry accounts for about 60.0% and watches and clocks account for about 25.0%. Jewelry repair services include ring sizing, jewelry mounting, prong retipping, stone replacement, custom design, cleaning and polishing, chain soldering, bracelet repair and pearl restringing. Over the past five years, this segment has remained flat overall as a share of revenue, with jewelry repair capturing a larger share of revenue at the expense of watch repair... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Watch & Jewelry Repair Industry?

This industry provides watch and jewelry repair services, including sizing, polishing and battery replacement. Firms in the industry also offer other repair and rental services and resell refurbished merchandise and parts. However, industry participants are stand-alone shops that do not sell new watches or jewelry.

Industry Products
Jewelry repair servicesWatch repair servicesResale of partsResale of refurbished merchandiseOther services
 
Industry Activities
Jewelry repairsJewelry polishingWatch and clock repairsWatch and clock battery replacementSizing servicesStone replacement services


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