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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 | Sep 2016

Lagging behind: Local manufacturers struggle with import competition and low demand

IBISWorld’s Consumer Electronics Manufacturing market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
B & W Group Limited B & W Group Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The UK Consumer Electronics Manufacturing industry has been adversely affected by decreasing demand for consumer electronics, such as TVs, headphones and high-definition sound systems, despite lower prices and new product releases. This dip in demand has been influenced by falling consumer confidence and real household disposable income. Furthermore, the steep drop in prices has resulted in an overall decline in the value of sales. 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 amount to £1.5 billion, and imports approximately reaching £1.1 billion through the current year. Furthermore, imports are estimated to satisfy 93.5%... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Consumer Electronics Manufacturing industry has a high level of capital intensity and is estimated to have a capital-to-labour ratio of 1:2.28. This means that for every £1.00 spent on capital, £2.27 is spent on wages.

Both wages and capital are relatively high in the industry. Consumer electronic manufacturing is a high-technology industry, which can involve the use of highly skilled employees in the areas of R&D, production and sales. On the other hand, an increased use of machinery in production processes has increased productivity. The.. purchase to read more


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What is the Consumer Electronics Manufacturing Industry?

Companies in this industry manufacture electronic audio and video equipment for home entertainment, television monitors and displays, video game consoles, public address systems and amplifiers.

Industry Products
TV monitors, receivers and radiosSound systems, headphones and speakersAmplification equipmentVideo games consoles
Industry Activities
TV and TV monitorRadio receiverCD and DVD playerAudio recording and duplicating systemStereo system, speaker system, amplifier and headphonesHousehold video cameraMicrophoneJukebox and karaoke machineVideo-game console

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