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Consumer Electronics Manufacturing in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Market Research Report | SIC C26.400 | May 2015

Technical difficulties: The industry switches off due to competition from overseas firms

IBISWorld’s Consumer Electronics Manufacturing market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
B & W Group Limited B & W Group Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£2bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-2.9%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
8,083
Businesses
550
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Consumers love electronic gadgets. Demand for consumer electronics, such as flat-screen TVs, headphones and high-definition sound systems, is growing as prices fall and new products are released. However, the steep drop in prices has negatively affected the value of sales. Additionally, consumer electronics are increasingly being manufactured in foreign countries where labour costs are low and supply chains are deep. The industry is highly globalised, with exports estimated to account for £1.8 billion of revenue and imports for approximately £6.2 billion of domestic demand in 2015-16. However, exports and, to a lesser extent, imports are inflated by re-exports, which are exports of imported products... 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 the availability of relatively low-cost raw materials and labour.

Proximity to suppliers and customers is a major factor affecting the location of establishments in the industry. Establishments benefit from being located near suppliers since this minimises transport costs. Being located near customers also boosts demand because 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 amplifiers.

Industry Products
Radio and TV receiversSound systems, headphones and speakersEvents amplificationVideo games consoles
 
Industry Activities
TVs and TV monitorsradio receiversCD and DVD playersaudio recording and duplicating systemsstereo systems, speaker systems, amplifiers and headphoneshousehold video camerasmicrophonesjukeboxes and karaoke machinesvideo-game consoles


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