Big techover: Innovation and falling prices will drive demand for consumer electronics

Over the five years to 2018, the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing industry is expected to grow. The past five years have been characterized by growth in emerging markets and the introduction of new products, leading more people to buy consumer electronics. Innovative products, falling prices, growing household incomes and rising consumer sentiment have supported demand for consumer electronics. still, many industry products have approached market saturation, leading to price competition and downward pressure on profit margins throughout the industry. Meanwhile, consumers have been spending much of their increasing disposable income on mobile devices, further forcing industry operators to lower prices to compete...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1tr
Annual Growth 13-18
1.1%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
15.1m
Businesses
9,072

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Falling prices and innovative products have supported demand for consumer electronics
  • Electronics sales have boomed in emerging economies due to strong economic growth, low penetration rates and falling prices
  • Innovation can drive sales, but can also raise competition, enabling decreased product prices, causing moderate growth
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Factors affecting the location of industry companies include the cost of production; proximity to complimentary industries (e.g. semiconductor and electronics component manufacturing); and historical factors, such as where major players have established their headquarters and where they have links with countries that are major sources of demand.Developed countries, which account for the majority of global demand for consumer electronics, increasingly rely on imports to meet local demand. Often, the value of these imports far exceeds the value of their total industry revenue. Alt...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry are

  • Having contacts in key markets
  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Establishment of brand names
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Global consumer sentiment index and Global internet usage in the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry?

    This industry manufactures electronic audio and video equipment for consumer end use, including home entertainment systems, public address and musical instrument amplifications as well as mobile devices such as cellular phones and tablets. Examples of products include TVs, stereo equipment, speaker systems, consumer video cameras, jukeboxes and video game consoles. However, while mobile devices are included in this industry, computer hardware is not.

    Industry Products
  • Telephones and mobile devices
  • Visual products
  • Audio products
  • Industry Activities
  • Mobile music player
  • DVD player
  • Home theater audio and video equipment
  • Loudspeaker
  • Microphone
  • Public address system and equipment
  • Radio receiving set
  • TV set
  • Cellular phone and mobile device
  • Video camera
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Global consumer sentiment index
  • Global internet usage
  • Global number of mobile telephone subscriptions
  • Global per capita income
  • GDP of the BRIC nations
  • Technological change for the Global Entertainment sector

  • Current Performance
    Product trendsRegional demand and production trendsProduction capacity
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    A shift in technologyManufacturing trends
  • Table: Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Global Wholesale Trade
  • Global Department Stores and General Merchandise Stores
  • Global Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Global Plastic Product & Packaging Manufacturing
  • Global Semiconductor & Electronic Parts Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Telephones and mobile devices
  • Visual products
  • Audio products
  • Other
  • Chart: Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Retailers
  • Wholesalers
  • Manufacturers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Labor
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.,
  • Table: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Global Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • Global Consumer Spending (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Cathode Ray Tube (Crt)
  • A TV or computer screen that works by moving an electron beam back and forth across the back of the screen.
  • Cd
  • A disc of plastic polycarbonate with a diameter of 12 centimeters that contains digital information, typically music, encoded onto a metallic surface.
  • Dvd
  • A type of disc with similar physical dimensions to a CD. However, the pits in a DVD are much smaller and closer together than on CDs; it is general used for movies.
  • Liquid Crystal Display (Lcd)
  • A type of display that uses liquid crystals; these screens are always flat and use electrical currents to change individual pixels on the screen.
  • Mp3 Player
  • An electronic device for playing digital audio files in the MP3 format.
  • Offshore
  • The relocation of a company's business process, such as manufacturing or accounting, from one country to another, whether the work is outsourced or stays within the company.
  • Outsource
  • To procure goods or services under contract with an outside supplier.
  • Plasma Tv
  • A TV display technology in which each pixel on the screen is illuminated by a tiny bit of plasma (charged gas).
  • Ultra High-Definition Tv (Uhdtv)
  • A digital TV display format in which the horizontal screen resolution is on the order of 4000 pixels (4K UHD) or 8000 pixels (8K UHD).
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