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Consumer Electronics in the United Kingdom

  • ID: 603477
  • Report
  • August 2020
  • Region: United Kingdom
  • 84 pages
  • Euromonitor International
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COVID-19 had minimal net impact on consumer electronics, with a volume growth of 2% expected to be recorded in 2020, slightly down on 2019 when growth of 3% was registered. On the positive side, demand for improved entertainment and communication combined with a thirst for home improvement during lockdown, but these factors were offset by the closure of showrooms and the consequent inability to browse/test, and by financial instability.

The Consumer Electronics in United Kingdom report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the in-home, portable and in-car consumer electronics products markets at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market- be they new product developments, distribution or pricing issues. Forecasts illustrate how the market is set to change.

Product coverage: Computers and Peripherals, Digital Cameras by Type, In-Car Entertainment, In-Home Consumer Electronics, Portable Consumer Electronics, Tablets by OS.

Data coverage: market sizes (historic and forecasts), company shares, brand shares and distribution data.

Why buy this report?

  • Get a detailed picture of the Consumer Electronics market;
  • Pinpoint growth sectors and identify factors driving change;
  • Understand the competitive environment, the market’s major players and leading brands;
  • Use five-year forecasts to assess how the market is predicted to develop.
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Executive Summary
  • COVID-19 impact on consumer electronics
  • COVID-19 country impact
  • Company response
  • Retailing shift
  • What next for consumer electronics?
Market Data
  • Table 1 Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 2 Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: Value 2015-2020
  • Table 3 Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 4 Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 5 NBO Company Shares of Consumer Electronics: % Volume 2016-2020
  • Table 6 LBN Brand Shares of Consumer Electronics: % Volume 2017-2020
  • Table 7 Distribution of Consumer Electronics by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 8 Forecast Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: Volume 2020-2025
  • Table 9 Forecast Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: Value 2020-2025
  • Table 10 Forecast Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 11 Forecast Sales of Consumer Electronics by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
Disclaimer

Global Macroeconomic Environment

Global Industry Environment

Sources
  • Summary 1 Research Sources
Key Data Findings

2020 Impact
  • Covid-19 drives new growth, particularly for peripherals
  • Desktops lose relevance as laptops progress
  • Apple retains leadership, but cedes some share to smaller players
Recovery and Opportunities
  • Uncertainty set to rock sales as economic challenges beckon
  • Laptops remain most buoyant product area
  • Economic impact hits desktops severely
Category Data
  • Table 12 Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 13 Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: Value 2015-2020
  • Table 14 Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 15 Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 16 Sales of Computers by Category: Business Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 17 Sales of Computers by Category: Business Value MSP 2015-2020
  • Table 18 Sales of Computers by Category: Busines Volume Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 19 Sales of Computers by Category: Business Value MSP Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 20 Sales of Laptops by Form Factor 2018-2020
  • Table 21 Sales of Tablets by Operating System 2015-2020
  • Table 22 NBO Company Shares of Computers and Peripherals: % Volume 2016-2020
  • Table 23 LBN Brand Shares of Computers and Peripherals: % Volume 2017-2020
  • Table 24 Distribution of Computers and Peripherals by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 25 Forecast Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: Volume 2020-2025
  • Table 26 Forecast Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: Value 2020-2025
  • Table 27 Forecast Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 28 Forecast Sales of Computers and Peripherals by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 29 Forecast Sales of Computers by Category: Business Volume 2020-2025
  • Table 30 Forecast Sales of Computers by Category: Business Value MSP 2020-2025
  • Table 31 Forecast Sales of Computers by Category: Busines Volume Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 32 Forecast Sales of Computers by Category: Business Value MSP Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 33 Forecast Sales of Laptops by Form Factor 2020-2025
  • Table 34 Forecast Sales of Tablets by Operating System 2020-2021
Key Data Findings

2020 Impact
  • COVID-19 further dampens growth in an already struggling market
  • In-dash media players decline less sharply than other entertainment options
  • Consolidation intensifies as importance of brand loyalty increases
Recovery and Opportunities
  • Steep decline is set to continue
  • Connected cars benefit from government support and are shaping innovation
  • Automobile workshops remain popular among enthusiasts
Category Data
  • Table 35 Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 36 Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: Value 2015-2020
  • Table 37 Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 38 Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 39 NBO Company Shares of In-Car Entertainment: % Volume 2016-2020
  • Table 40 LBN Brand Shares of In-Car Entertainment: % Volume 2017-2020
  • Table 41 Distribution of In-Car Entertainment by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 42 Forecast Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: Volume 2020-2025
  • Table 43 Forecast Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: Value 2020-2025
  • Table 44 Forecast Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 45 Forecast Sales of In-Car Entertainment by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
Key Data Findings

2020 Impact
  • COVID-19 triggers further decline in home audio and cinema
  • Internet retailing continues to gain share from specialists
  • Samsung and Sony benefit from appeal to sound enthusiasts
Recovery and Opportunities
  • As impact of COVID-19 eases, sales still struggle due to demand for convenience
  • Wireless speakers pose challenge but offer opportunities for home cinema and speaker systems
  • Quality improvements likely to hinder replacement purchases
Category Data
  • Table 46 Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 47 Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: Value 2015-2020
  • Table 48 Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 49 Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 50 NBO Company Shares of Home Audio and Cinema: % Volume 2016-2020
  • Table 51 LBN Brand Shares of Home Audio and Cinema: % Volume 2017-2020
  • Table 52 Distribution of Home Audio and Cinema by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 53 Forecast Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: Volume 2020-2025
  • Table 54 Forecast Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: Value 2020-2025
  • Table 55 Forecast Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 56 Forecast Sales of Home Audio and Cinema by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
Key Data Findings

2020 Impact
  • COVID-19 worsens rate of decline as consumers postpone large purchases
  • Internet retailing asserts its presence within competitive home video
  • LG leads but loses share to smaller players and cheaper options
Recovery and Opportunities
  • Swift recovery in home video
  • Technological innovations now standardised but MicroLED could prove key disruptor
  • Strategic decisions for television manufacturers as technology reaches crossroads
Category Data
  • Table 57 Sales of Home Video by Category: Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 58 Sales of Home Video by Category: Value 2015-2020
  • Table 59 Sales of Home Video by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 60 Sales of Home Video by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 61 Sales of LCD TVs by Network Connectivity: % Retail Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 62 Sales of OLED TVs by Network Connectivity: % Retail Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 63 NBO Company Shares of Home Video: % Volume 2016-2020
  • Table 64 LBN Brand Shares of Home Video: % Volume 2017-2020
  • Table 65 Distribution of Home Video by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 66 Forecast Sales of Home Video by Category: Volume 2020-2025
  • Table 67 Forecast Sales of Home Video by Category: Value 2020-2025
  • Table 68 Forecast Sales of Home Video by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 69 Forecast Sales of Home Video by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 70 Forecast Sales of LCD TVs by Network Connectivity: % Retail Volume 2020-2025
  • Table 71 Forecast Sales of OLED TVs by Network Connectivity: % Retail Volume 2020-2025
Key Data Findings

2020 Impact
  • Lack of new experiences during lockdown restricts demand for imaging devices
  • Mirrorless cameras offer bright spot in weakened camera market
  • Duo at top extend lead thanks to mirrorless appeal
Recovery and Opportunities
  • Recovery is expected to be slow and gradual
  • Mirrorless cameras continue to offer opportunity
  • Digital camcorders struggle, as digital cameras offer high quality video
Category Data
  • Table 72 Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 73 Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: Value 2015-2020
  • Table 74 Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 75 Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 76 Sales of Digital Cameras by Type: % Retail Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 77 NBO Company Shares of Imaging Devices: % Volume 2016-2020
  • Table 78 LBN Brand Shares of Imaging Devices: % Volume 2017-2020
  • Table 79 Distribution of Imaging Devices by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 80 Forecast Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: Volume 2020-2025
  • Table 81 Forecast Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: Value 2020-2025
  • Table 82 Forecast Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 83 Forecast Sales of Imaging Devices by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 84 Forecast Sales of Digital Cameras by Type: % Retail Volume 2020-2025
Key Data Findings

2020 Impact
  • COVID-19 shifts demand to e-readers
  • Portable media players see a speed up in their inevitable phase-out
  • Wireless speakers continue to thrive despite lockdown
Recovery and Opportunities
2021 expected to see return to growth
  • E-readers and portable players likely to tip back into prior patterns of deep decline
  • Wireless speakers continue to innovate and expand
Category Data
  • Table 85 Sales of Portable Players by Category: Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 86 Sales of Portable Players by Category: Value 2015-2020
  • Table 87 Sales of Portable Players by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 88 Sales of Portable Players by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 89 NBO Company Shares of Portable Players: % Volume 2016-2020
  • Table 90 LBN Brand Shares of Portable Players: % Volume 2017-2020
  • Table 91 Distribution of Portable Players by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 92 Forecast Sales of Portable Players by Category: Volume 2020-2025
  • Table 93 Forecast Sales of Portable Players by Category: Value 2020-2025
  • Table 94 Forecast Sales of Portable Players by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 95 Forecast Sales of Portable Players by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
Key Data Findings

2020 Impact
  • COVID-19’s impact on mobile phones is marginally positive
  • Industry focus is trained on 5G readiness
  • Premium players lead, but COVID’s legacy may be growth in economy end phones
Recovery and Opportunities
  • Volume growth will remain limited as the market hits saturation
5G to fuel forecast period growth
  • Major players will look to services in order to grow profits
Category Data
  • Table 96 Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 97 Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: Value 2015-2020
  • Table 98 Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 99 Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 100 Sales of Smartphones by Screen Size: % Retail Volume 2018-2020
  • Table 101 NBO Company Shares of Mobile Phones: % Volume 2016-2020
  • Table 102 LBN Brand Shares of Mobile Phones: % Volume 2017-2020
  • Table 103 Distribution of Mobile Phones by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 104 Forecast Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: Volume 2020-2025
  • Table 105 Forecast Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: Value 2020-2025
  • Table 106 Forecast Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 107 Forecast Sales of Mobile Phones by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 108 Forecast Sales of Smartphones by Screen Size: % Retail Volume 2020-2025
Key Data Findings

2020 Impact
  • Lockdown triggers renewed interest in activity wearables
  • Smart wearables continues to thrive with a focus on aesthetics
  • Apple extends its lead, while lower priced brands also build share
Recovery and Opportunities
  • The COVID boom for activity wearables is expected to be short lived
  • Underlying consumer trends will continue to support uptake of wearables
  • The emergence of smart hearables expected to shake up the market
Category Data
  • Table 109 Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 110 Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: Value 2015-2020
  • Table 111 Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: % Volume Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 112 Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: % Value Growth 2015-2020
  • Table 113 NBO Company Shares of Wearable Electronics: % Volume 2016-2020
  • Table 114 LBN Brand Shares of Wearable Electronics: % Volume 2017-2020
  • Table 115 Distribution of Wearable Electronics by Channel: % Volume 2015-2020
  • Table 116 Forecast Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: Volume 2020-2025
  • Table 117 Forecast Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: Value 2020-2025
  • Table 118 Forecast Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: % Volume Growth 2020-2025
  • Table 119 Forecast Sales of Wearable Electronics by Category: % Value Growth 2020-2025
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