Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Electronics repair operators have some potential to benefit from weak economic periods. Businesses and households are more inclined to repair equipment rather than purchase replacements in tougher times. However, the severity of the recession meant revenue simply continued to decline. Contractions in consumer and business spending offset the appeal of repairing electronics. In 2012-13, the early stages of economic recovery are evident to many industries, particularly in credit access and corporate profit, but industry revenue is still expected to fall 1.6% as businesses and consumers alike opt to purchase more advanced products and scrap damaged or outdated products. In the five years through 2012-13, industry revenue will have fallen at an average rate of 2.0%... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
IBISWorld estimates that the Computer and Computer Equipment Repair industry is highly fragmented and small operators dominate the industry. There are large numbers of small to medium-size players in the industry specialising in a small number of repair and maintenance services. IBISWorld estimates the top four players will account for less than 15% of industry revenue in 2012-13. Notable players include IBM, Hewlett-Packard and CSC, together contributing 12.3% of revenue. Effectively however, industry concentration is low.
IBISWorld expects that by the end of 2012-13, the industry will have 3,082 establishments. The high number of establishments is illustrative of the large number of small private businesses that provide services classified under this industry code... purchase to read more