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Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair in the UK: Market Research Report

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Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair Market Research Report | SIC S95.220 | Dec 2016

In good nick: Revenue has increased in recent years and is expected to continue to rise steadily

IBISWorld’s Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair 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
British Gas Services Ltd British Gas Services Ltd market share
Dixons Retail plc Dixons Retail plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Threats & Opportunities
  • Industry revenue has grown over the past three years following a period of contraction
  • The trend towards replacement has had a negative influence on the industry's performance
  • More technologically advanced products are expected to boost demand over the next five years
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Household Appliance and Garden Equipment Repair industry has endured mixed conditions over the past five years. In the beginning of the period revenue contracted as improving economic conditions encouraged consumers to replace their goods instead of repairing them. In response to this growing trend, operators lowered their repair prices in an attempt to combat the low prices of appliances. This is particularly noticeable in the market for small appliances, where items have become so cheap that repairs are often not economical. However, there remains a considerable market for the repair of high-quality, expensive appliances, as it is less cost-effective to replace such items. This has attracted entrants to the industry over the past five years... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Household Appliance and Garden Equipment Repair industry is estimated to have a low level of market share concentration. The industry is highly fragmented and dominated by small operators. The industry is diverse and as a result small operators are able to focus on specific markets. According to the ONS, 93.9% of industry enterprises are small owner-operated firms with fewer than 10 employees, which contributes to the low industry concentration.

Industry concentration is lifted slightly by the presence of large companies that have diversified into the appliance repair market. This includes British Gas, which uses its skilled electrical engineers to provide repairs, and Dixons Carphone, which uses brand recognition from the appliance retail sector. Bot.. purchase to read more

Additional Insights for the Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair Industry are

  • Highly trained workforce
  • Having a good reputation
  • Prompt delivery to market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from electrical household appliance retailing and Real household disposable income in the Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair industry impact industry performance... purchase to read more


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    What is the Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair Industry?

    This industry specialises in repairing household appliances such as refrigerators, cookers, washing machines and toasters, and gardening equipment such as lawnmowers, leaf blowers, mulchers and hedge trimmers. This industry does not include the repair of hand-held power tools or central air-conditioning systems. Repairs by manufacturers are excluded.

    Industry Products
    Repairing white goodsRepairing garden equipment Repairing brown goods Selling spare parts
    Industry Activities
    Repairing household electrical appliancesRepairing household gardening equipment

    Table of Contents
    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from electrical household appliance retailing
  • Real household disposable income
  • Number of residential property transactions
  • Ratio of household debt to disposable income
  • Current Performance
  • Ill repair
  • Replacement trends
  • Manufacturer's guarantee
  • Price cuts hit profit
  • Chart: Revenue Growth
  • Industry Outlook
  • Downstream demand
  • Technological developments
  • Creaking margins
  • Table: Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair Industry Revenue Outlook
  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy
  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
  • Key Buying Industries
  • Department Stores
  • Consumers
  • Key Selling Industries
  • Glue & Adhesives Manufacturing
  • Manufacture of Oil-Based Lubricating Oils or Greases
  • Manufacture of Synthetic Rubber in Primary Forms
  • Products & Services
  • Repairing white goods
  • Repairing garden equipment
  • Selling spare parts
  • Repairing brown goods
  • Chart: Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair Industry Products and Services Segmentation
  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Three- and four-person households
  • Industry
  • Households of five or more people
  • One- and two-person households
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair Industry
  • International Trade
    Business Locations
  • Chart: Business Locations by State
  • Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair
  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair Industry
  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    British Gas Services Ltd
    Dixons Carphone plc
  • Table: British Gas Services Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Dixons Carphone plc - financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth
  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
  • Table: Industry Data for the Household Appliance & Garden Equipment Repair Industry
  • Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
  • Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Jargon & Glossary
    Brown Goods
  • Small household appliances such as toasters and microwave ovens.
  • Flail Mower
  • A piece of machinery with small blades attached to chains on a horizontal axis designed to cut through thick vegetation.
  • Mulcher
  • A machine used to break down organic material so that it can later be used as a fertiliser.
  • White Goods
  • Large household appliances that were traditionally finished in enamel, such as refrigerators and washing machines.

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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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