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Consumer Electronics Stores in the US - Industry Market Research Report


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Consumer Electronics Stores in the US

Consumer electronics and appliances are staples in American households and include a wide range of items, from DVD players to refrigerators. The Consumer Electronics Stores industry, which largely relies on discretionary purchases of such products, has been plagued by sluggish growth in per capita disposable income and consumer confidence over the past five years. In the coming years, the economic recovery will drive renewed consumer spending and carry the industry into a somewhat stunted comeback. In light of mounting competition from online retailers, industry companies will be sustained by consumers who prefer to shop for big-ticket items in-store.

Consumer electronics stores retail a range of new appliances, electrical goods and home entertainment products, such as dishwashers, TVs and computers. Many stores also offer repair services and some stores sell used goods. This industry does not include stores that primarily sell computers (Computer and Software Stores, IBISWorld Report 44312).

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Per capita disposable income
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Best Buy Co., Inc. (industry-specific operations) - financial performance
    • Table GameStop Corporation (industry-specific revenue) -- financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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