Repair Services: United States

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This report forecasts US personal consumption expenditures (PCE) on repair services in US dollars in nominal and real (inflation-adjusted) terms to 2020. Total expenditures in nominal terms are segmented by service as follows: audio-visual (A-V) and information processing equipment; household appliances; clothing; furniture, furnishings, and floor coverings; and footwear and leather goods.

To illustrate historical trends, total expenditures and the various segments are provided in annual series from 2005 to 2015. A Market Environment section provides pertinent background on historical trends, key economic indicators, product development, and environmental and regulatory factors. A Segmentation and Forecasts section defines services, discusses market drivers and constraints, identifies substitute services when applicable, and assesses the impact of key drivers and constraints on each service over the forecast period.

Further analysis includes an Industry Structure section, which surveys the supply base and profiles the leading firms competing in the US market. A one-page, introductory Highlights section summarizes key findings from this 24-page report, and a Resources section lists contributing sources as well as resources available for further research.

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