Headphones

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Headphones in Japan

Oct 2021

Consumers using TWS earbuds in Japan before the entry of Apple’s AirPods in December 2016 are deemed to be early adopters. Other producers quickly followed as a result of the category’s dynamic growth following Apple’s arrival. Nevertheless, at this…

USD 990
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Headphones in Mexico

Sep 2021

The rate of growth in retail volume sales of headphones is set to slow marginally during 2021. During 2020, demand for headphones was strongly supported by the fact that many more people were working or studying from home due to COVID-19…

USD 990
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Headphones in the Netherlands

Sep 2021

Retail volume sales of headphones surged by more than a fifth during 2020. Lockdown measures spurred demand among homebound consumers who were spending more time watching videos, listening to audio and playing video games, with working and studying…

USD 990
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Headphones in Italy

Sep 2021

2020 saw a surge in the rate of growth of retail volume sales of headphones, as local consumers spent more time at home using electronic devices. The fact that a significant number of people began to work or study at home during the year due to…

USD 990
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Headphones in the Philippines

Sep 2021

The slow vaccine roll-out led to many workplaces continuing remote work conditions and schools persisting with online learning in the Philippines in 2021. Online conferencing has helped drive the growth of headphones, as more consumers look for ways…

USD 990
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Headphones in South Africa

Sep 2021

Demand for headphones remains strong in 2021, as the prevalence of remote working continues to rise as a result of the pandemic. This shift is resulting in remote workers buying or upgrading their headphones, preferably to models with good…

USD 990
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Headphones in India

Sep 2021

Indian consumers have historically used wired earphones due to the bundling of earphones with mobile phones and their economic pricing when bought separately. However, better-quality smartphones offering stable Bluetooth connection, supporting…

USD 990
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Headphones in Austria

Sep 2021

Sales of headphones are set to reach new highs in 2021 as wireless devices remain one of the most dynamic areas of consumer electronics for both convenience and fashion reasons. Waning scepticism amongst many local consumers in terms of battery…

USD 990
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Headphones in Chile

Sep 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought headphones into the spotlight, since for many these products became a necessity while working or studying from home during lockdowns. Previously overlooked as an accessory, many consumers realised that if they were…

USD 990
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Headphones in Ukraine

Sep 2021

Overall demand for headphones has been positively impacted by the pandemic and the home seclusion trend, with the category set to record further retail volume growth in 2021 as some restrictions remain in place. The rise in video calls made from the…

USD 990
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Headphones in the United Kingdom

Sep 2021

Sales of headphones continued to see strong growth in 2020, especially between April and June, when many consumers started setting up their workspace at home to accompany the shift to working from home. Sales during the fourth quarter of 2020 were…

USD 990
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Headphones in Portugal

Sep 2021

The rate of growth in retail current value sales of headphones accelerated sharply during 2020, as COVID-19 restrictions led to a huge number of people working or studying for home. Heightened consumer interest in outdoor exercise as a result of the…

USD 990
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Headphones in Greece

Sep 2021

The key trend during the latter part of the review period was the emergence of mass TWS earbuds. The number of brands of mass TWS wireless earbuds has increased rapidly, and the competitive landscape is becoming more fragmented. However, many…

USD 990
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Headphones in the US

Aug 2021

2020 saw an explosion in sales of headphones in the US, as consumers needed these products to work or learn remotely during COVID-19 lockdowns, or wanted better headphones for recreational purposes. Headphones also benefited from the different needs…

USD 990
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Headphones in Canada

Aug 2021

Having reached double-digit growth during 2020, retail current value sales of headphones are set to decline during 2021. During 2020, a significant number of people working or studying for home bought headphones to help them to concentrate and to…

USD 990
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Headphones in Russia

Aug 2021

Having declined during 2020, as consumers spent more time at home and thus had less need for them, the rate of growth in retail current value sales of headphones will rebound strongly during 2021. Premium TWS earbuds will be the main driver of this…

USD 990
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Headphones in France

Aug 2021

The rate of growth in retail current value sales of headphones accelerated sharply during 2020, with the fact that COVID-19 restrictions led many more people to work or study from home significantly boosting demand for wireless headbands and…

USD 990
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Headphones in Spain

Aug 2021

Retail current value sales of headphones surged during 2020. With many people working or studying from home as a result of COVID-19 restrictions, a growing number of people used headphones to block out distractions and communicate with co-workers.…

USD 990
Country Report

Headphones in South Korea

Aug 2021

Headphones will show strong volume growth in 2021, mainly thanks to the dynamically growing popularity of TWS earbuds. During the COVID-19 pandemic, consumers with few other entertainment options have increasingly turned to OTT services (like Netflix…

USD 990
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Headphones in Saudi Arabia

Aug 2021

The rise in work from home and increased dependency on smartphones for entertainment has led to a surge in demand for premium wireless headbands and TWS earbuds in Saudi Arabia. Whether consumers are seeking better sound quality, comfort, battery…

USD 990
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