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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 | The Retail Market for Computers & Audio Visual Equipment | 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.

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Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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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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The Retail Market for Headphones industry is expected to grow at a faster rate than the overall economy during the 10 years to 2020. Industry value added (IVA), a measure of the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to increase at an annualized rate of 4.4% from 2010 to 2020, outperforming the US economy, which is expected to grow at an average 2.5% per year over the same period. Typically, an industry whose growth rate rises above the GDP is considered to be in a growth phase of its life cycle. However, analysis of this industry suggests that it is currently in the mature phase of its life cycle.

The industry experienced a sharp rebound following the recession that propelled industry revenue into double digit growth in 2012 and 2013... 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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