Consumer Electronics Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

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Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C26.400 | Sep 2013

Losing power: Manufacturers are shifting production overseas to low-cost labour countries

IBISWorld’s Consumer Electronics Manufacturing 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
B & W Group Limited B & W Group Limited market share
GP Acoustics (UK) Ltd GP Acoustics (UK) Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Consumers love electronic gadgets. Demand for consumer electronics, such as flat-panel TVs, headphones and high-definition video is growing as a result of falling prices and the release of new and enhanced products. However, the steep fall in prices has negatively affected the value of sales. In addition, consumer electronics are increasingly being manufactured in foreign countries where labour costs are low and supply chains are deep. The UK Consumer Electronics Manufacturing industry is expected to generate revenue of £1.9 billion in 2013-14, down 7.7% from 2012-13. The industry is highly globalised, with exports estimated to amount to £1.8 billion and imports to approximately to £6.0 billion in 2013-14. Imports hold a large share of the domestic market... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

The location of establishments in the Consumer Electronics Manufacturing industry is determined by many factors, including historical factors, export markets and relatively low-cost raw materials and labour.

The proximity to suppliers and customers is a major factor affecting the location of establishments in the industry. Establishments benefit from being located near suppliers as this minimises transportation costs. Further, being located near customers will boost demand, as customers tend to purchase from establishments in their vicinity. Therefore, areas in the United Kingdom that are highly populated and that house various downstream manufacturing facilities are more likely to have more consumer electronics manufacturers than other regions... purchase to read more


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What is the Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in the Consumer Electronics Manufacturing industry manufacture electronic audio and video equipment for home entertainment, motor vehicle computers, video game consoles, public address systems and musical instrument amplification.

Industry Products
Radio and TV receiversHome sound systems, headphones, and earphonesEvent amplificationVideo games consolesMiscellaneous
Industry Activities
TVs, TV monitors and displaysradio receiversCD and DVD playersvideocassette recorders and duplicating equipmentaudio recording and duplicating systemsstereo systems, speaker systems, amplifiers and headphoneshousehold video camerasmicrophonesjukeboxes and karaoke machinesvideo-game consoles

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