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Mobile Phone Accessories Market: Global Industry Analysis and Opportunity Assessment, 2015 – 2025

MI study offers an 11-year forecast for the global mobile phone accessories market between 2015 and 2025. The market is expected to register a CAGR of 6.9% during the projected period. The study provides market dynamics and trends in all the seven regions which influence the current nature and future status of the mobile phone accessories market over the forecast period.

Report Description

This Future Market Insights report examines the global mobile phone accessories market for the period 2015–2025. The primary objective of the report is to offer key insights into market trends and opportunities in the mobile phone accessories market across the various regions.

The mobile phone accessories market has grown significantly in recent years due increasing adoption of smartphones and tablets. The continuous decrease of mobile phone prices is also supporting market growth. Escalation in disposable income has transformed consumers’ buying and spending trend especially in urban areas. Adoption of mobile devices by tech savvy youth across the globe is significantly contributing to growth in demand for mobile phone accessories. Increasing Internet penetration has uplifted online retailing trend in the mobile accessories due to convenience of cash on delivery payment option and price discounts and wide variety of products offered by e-retailers. The aforementioned factors are anticipated to catalyze growth of the global mobile phone accessories market over the forecast period.

In the next section, FMI covers the mobile phone accessories market performance in terms of global mobile phone accessories market revenue split to better understand dynamics and trends of the mobile phone accessories market. This section also includes FMI’s analysis of key trends, drivers and restraints which are influencing the mobile phone accessories market. Impact analysis of key growth drivers and restraints based on the weighted average model is included in the mobile phone accessories market report to better equip clients with crystal clear decision-making insights.

As highlighted earlier, the global mobile phone accessories market has been segmented on the basis of products into protective case, headphone/earphone, charger, memory card, battery, power bank, portable speaker and others. Furthermore, the market is also segmented by price range into premium, mid and low and on the basis of distribution channel into multi-brand store, single-brand store and online store. Multi-brand store is further sub-segmented into organized store and independent store. The report provides key insights into these segments, sub-segments and categories for a comprehensive understanding of the market.

The next section of the report highlights mobile phone accessories market adoption by region. It provides a market outlook for 2015–2025 and sets the forecast within the context of the mobile phone accessories market ecosystem. This study discusses key regional trends contributing to growth of the global mobile phone accessories market on a worldwide basis and also analyses the extent to which global drivers are influencing the market in each region. Key regions assessed in this report include North America, Latin America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APEJ), Japan and the Middle East and Africa.

All the above sections, by product, distribution channel, price and region, evaluate the present scenario and growth prospects of the mobile phone accessories market for the period 2015–2025. We have considered 2014 as the base year and provide data for the trailing 12 months.

To calculate the mobile phone accessories market size, we have considered revenue generated from the sales of various mobile phone accessories. The forecast presented here assesses total revenue across the mobile phone accessories market. In order to offer an accurate forecast, we started by sizing the current market, which forms the basis of how the mobile phone accessories market is projected to develop in future. Given the characteristics of the market, we triangulated the outcome of three different types of analysis based on supply side, consumer spending and economic envelope. However, forecasting the market in terms of various mobile phone accessories segments and regions is more a matter of quantifying expectations and identifying opportunities rather than rationalising them after the forecast has been completed.

It is imperative to note that in an ever-fluctuating global economy, we not only conduct forecasts in terms of CAGR, but also analyse it on the basis of key parameters such as year-on-year (Y-o-Y) growth to understand the predictability of the market and to identify the right opportunities across the mobile phone accessories market.

As previously highlighted, the mobile phone accessories market is split into a number of segments and sub-segments. All the mobile phone accessories market segments and sub segments in terms of product type, distribution channel, price range and region are analysed in terms of Basis Point Share (BPS) to understand individual segments’ relative contribution to market growth. This detailed level of information is important for identification of various key trends of the mobile phone accessories market.

Also, another key feature of this report is the analysis of key mobile phone accessories market segments, sub-segments and regional adoption and revenue forecast in terms of absolute dollar. This is traditionally overlooked while forecasting the market. However, absolute dollar opportunity is critical in assessing the level of opportunity that a provider can look to achieve, as well as to identify potential resources from a sales and delivery perspective in the mobile phone accessories market.

Furthermore, to understand key growth segments in terms of growth. Future Market Insights developed the mobile phone accessories market Attractiveness Index. The resulting index should help providers identify real market opportunities.

In the final section of the report, mobile phone accessories market competitive landscape is included to provide report audiences with a dashboard view, based on categories of provider in the value chain, presence in mobile phone accessories product portfolio and key differentiators. Key categories of providers covered in the report are mobile phone accessories service providers. This section is primarily designed to provide clients with an objective and detailed comparative assessment of key providers specific to a market segment in the mobile phone accessories market value chain. Report audiences can gain segment-specific vendor insights to identify and evaluate key competitors based on in-depth assessment of capabilities and success in the mobile phone accessories market. Key competitors covered are BYD Inc., Energizer, Sony Corporation, Samsung Electronics, Panasonic Corporation, JVC Corporation, Beats (Apple Inc.), Plantronics Pty Ltd, Sennheiser Electronics GmbH & Co. KG, Bose Corporation, Otterbox, and Griffin Technology.

Key Segments Covered

Mobile Phone Accessories Market

By Product Type




Memory Card

Portable Speaker

Protective Case


By Distribution Channel

Multi-brand Store

Organized Store

Independent Store

Single-brand Store

Online Store

By Price Range




Key Regions/Countries Covered

North America



Latin America




Rest of Latin America

Western Europe





Rest of Western Europe

Eastern Europe



Asia Pacific Excluding Japan (APEJ)




South Korea

Rest of APEJ

Middle East & Africa


North Africa

South Africa

Rest of MEA

Key Companies

Samsung Electronics Limited

BYD Company Limited

Sennheiser Electronic GmbH & Co. KG

Beats (Apple Inc.)

JVC Corporation

Sony Corporation

Plantronics Pty. Limited

Bose Corporation

Philips Electronics Limited

Audio-Technica Corporation

Otterbox Inc.

Griffin Technology

Pelican Products Inc.

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Les équipements de construction de XCMG en voie d’appuyer le projet ferroviaire entre la Chine et la Thaïlande

BANGKOK, 29 décembre 2015 / PRNewswire — XCMG, fabricant mondial de matériel de construction et d’exploitation minière s’est joint à la cérémonie officielle du lancement du projet de chemin de fer Chine – Thaïlande, cérémonie qui a eu lieu le 19 décembre à la gare de Chiang Rak Noi dans la province thaïlandaise d’Ayutthaya.

Le projet de voie ferrée à grande vitesse s’étend sur 845 kilomètres à travers 10 provinces en Thaïlande. Les trains pourront atteindre une vitesse jusqu’à 180 kilomètres à l’heure, avec un potentiel d’amélioration permettant d’envisager 250 kilomètres à l’heure. Il est planifié de terminer les quatre tronçons de construction de la voie ferrée pour une mise en exploitation à l’année 2020.

Liu Jiansen, président assistant de XCMG et directeur général de XCMG Import and Export Co., Ltd, a assisté à cette cérémonie exceptionnelle.

« Figurant parmi les 5 premiers constructeurs au monde d’engins et de solutions d’équipement pour la construction, XCMG va fournir la meilleure qualité de machines et de matériels pour venir en appui au projet ferroviaire entre la Chine et la Thaïlande, » a-t-il déclaré. « Notre ligne de production est la plus exhaustive et elle possède des ensembles complets de machinerie et d’équipement pour la construction de lignes et de ponts de chemin de fer. »

Liu a fait observer que l’idée de base dans cette participation au projet ferroviaire Chine – Thaïlande est au départ d’aider à améliorer le niveau d’infrastructure en Thaïlande ainsi que le niveau de vie des personnes dans cette nation. Dans sa détermination à élever la qualité de vie, XCMG a contribué à d’autres projets d’infrastructure autour du monde.

Début 2015, XCMG a exporté des engins, parmi lesquels des épandeurs régleurs, pour apporter son assistance à la construction de la route nationale 6 au Cambodge. En 2011, ce sont 6 025 unités produites chez XCMG, dont des camions-pompes, des tombereaux, des chargeurs et des rouleaux, qui à Caracas au Venezuela ont aidé à lancer les opérations pour la « Mission de logement au Venezuela ».

XCMG appuie également une vaste partie du marché africain avec des commandes majeures telles que la fourniture d’ensembles complets de matériel pour le chemin de fer Mombasa – Nairobi, d’engins pour l’Éthiopie, de même que 100 m de plate-forme aérienne pour camions de pompiers en Angola.

« Nos produits et services sont essentiels pour que les pays en développement réalisent la construction de leurs infrastructures afin de stimuler le développement économique tout en apportant de nouvelles possibilités d’emploi, » a déclaré Liu. « À l’avenir, XCMG continuera à soutenir de tels projets autour du globe pour assurer des moyens de transport plus pratiques et de meilleures conditions d’existence grâce à un matériel de pointe. »

Pour davantage de renseignements, veuillez visiter :, ou les pages de XCMG sur Facebook, Twitter et YouTube.

XCMG’s Construction Machinery on Track to Support China-Thailand Railway Project

BANGKOK, Dec. 29, 2015 / PRNewswire — Global construction and mining equipment manufacturer XCMG joined the official launching ceremony of the China-Thailand railway project that was held at Chiang Rak Noi Station in central Thailand’s Ayutthaya province on December 19.

The high-speed railroad project spanning 845 kilometers through 10 provinces in Thailand will allow trains to operate at top speeds of 180 kilometers per hour with potential upgrade possibility to 250 kilometers per hour. The four sections of railroad construction are planned to be completed and put into operation by year 2020.

Liu Jiansen, assistant president of XCMG and general manager of XCMG Import and Export Co., Ltd, attended the groundbreaking ceremony.

“As one of the top 5 construction machinery manufacturers and equipment solution suppliers in the world, XCMG will be providing the best quality machinery and equipment to assist the construction of China-Thailand railway project,” he said, “our most comprehensive production line possess complete sets of machineries and equipment for railroad and bridge construction.”

Liu remarked that the initial idea behind participating in the China-Thailand railway project is to help improve the infrastructure level of Thailand as well as people’s living standards in this nation. Committed to boosting quality of life, XCMG has also been assisting infrastructure projects around the world.

Early in 2015, XCMG has exported machineries including pavers to assist the construction of the National Highway 6 in Cambodia. In 2011, 6,025 units of XCMG products including concrete pump trucks, dump trucks, loaders and rollers launched operations for the “Venezuela Housing Project” in Caracas, Venezuela.

XCMG also sustains the largest share of the African market with major orders such as supplying complete sets of equipment to the Mombasa-Nairobi Railway, machinery to Ethiopia as well as 100m aerial platform fire trucks to Angola.

“Our products and service are essential for developing countries to complete their infrastructure construction, which can stimulate the economic development as well as bringing new job opportunities,” Liu said. “In the future, XCMG will continue to support such projects around the world to provide more convenient transportation as well as better living conditions with state-of-the-art equipment.”

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The Siegfried Group Welcomes New Professionals from the Los Angeles Markets for New Hire Orientation

The Siegfried Group, LLP recently hosted new professionals from across the United States at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Marina Del Rey, California. The group learned more about the Firm’s unique model, various departments and functions, and heard Robert L. Siegfried, Jr., CPA, CEO and Founder, speak about the Firm’s higher purpose.

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Siegfried’s New Hire Orientation program is centered on introducing new professionals to the Firm’s extraordinary culture. It is a great opportunity to meet members of Leadership, the Operations team and other fellow Professional Resources, while enjoying an exciting venue. The four-day program includes sessions on the Firm’s structure, Siegfried’s Client Service Delivery Model, Professional Resource expectations, as well as interactive presentations from all of the departments throughout the company. The orientation kicked off with a welcome reception at the Ritz Carlton’s Upper Pool Terrace and throughout orientation, the group was able to enjoy dinners at some of the finest restaurants in the area including La Vecchia Cucina and Cast & Plow.

The Siegfried Group is excited about Elinor Shklaz joining the Firm.

Elinor Shklaz, CA

Elinor is a Chartered Accountant who joins the Los Angeles Market as a Senior Associate. She comes to Siegfried from KPMG South Africa, where she gained three years of audit experience with a primary focus in consumer markets and technology. Thereafter she worked a busy season at PwC Seattle with a primary focus on retail and telecommunications.

Elinor possesses an ability to think out-of-the-box and passionately communicate that unique vision in order to deliver creative and efficient results. Her dedicated work ethic and ability to proactively interact with her clients and her teams, fosters a collaborative work environment. Elinor says, “Working closely with intelligent, dedicated professionals to deliver exceptional results is why I joined Siegfried.”

Elinor balances out her high-paced work day with regular yoga practice. She has travelled to India, Mozambique, Bali and the Drakensburg in South Africa through yoga retreats and seminars. She has an appreciation for art and sketches in her free time. She aims to maintain a balanced lifestyle as a Siegfried Professional, with a creative edge.

About The Siegfried Group, LLP

Established in 1988, The Siegfried Group is a leading, national CPA firm that helps financial executives to enhance both their Leadership and their Lives. The Firm drives Effective Leadership through Leadership Advisory Services and ensures Successful Execution through Talent Delivery Services. Siegfried’s Professionals’ powerful intangibles shine through as they work synergistically with America’s best financial leaders, helping them with their most important work and better ensuring that our clients are “Doing the Right Things, Right.”

For more information about a career at The Siegfried Group, please visit

Contact: Karen Campbell, — (408) 209-2545.

SOURCE: The Siegfried Group, LLP

Nanda Muruttettuwegama assumes duties as Lankapuvath Chairman

Dec 24, Colombo: The Incumbent Chairman of Sri Lanka Broadcasting   Corporation (SLBC) Attorney-at-Law and Legal Educationist, Mr. Nanda Muruttettuwegama assumed duties as the new Chairman of the Lankapuvath Ltd, the National News Agency of Sri Lanka on Wednesday (23).

Expressing his views at the occasion, Mr. Muruttettuwegama stressed that he will do his utmost best to restore the National News Agency of Sri Lanka to its former glory which had weakened due to various reasons in the past.

Mr. Muruttettuwegama, who is the Managing Director of Centre for Professional Studies (CfPS) Law School, has solidified his role as one of the most prominent lawyers in the island-nation. He also holds the position as the Chairman of the Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC) in addition to the Chairmanship of the Lankapuvath Ltd.

Lankapuvath Ltd. was established parallel to National News Agencies of India (Press Trust of India), Malaysia (Bernama News Agency), People’s Republic of China (Xinhua News Agency) etc. and commenced operations in 1978 as a result of an idea generated at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Since then, Lankapuvath Ltd. has remained and operates under its agreement with the Ministry of Parliamentary Reforms and Mass Media in Sri Lanka, as the National News Agency.

Late Veteran Journalist Esmond Wickremesinghe, father of the incumbent Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe has served as the first Chairperson of Lankapuvath Ltd.

The company has five shareholders and primary national media establishments are among them. Namely; Sri Lanka Broadcasting Corporation (SLBC), Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation (SLRC), The Independent Television Network (ITN), Associated Newspapers of Ceylon Limited (ANCL) and The Express Newspapers (Ceylon) Limited.

Lankapuvath National News Agency currently operates as an international news provider for AsiaNet Pakistan (Pakistan), Factiva Dow Jones & Company (United States), New Delhi Television Ltd. (India), Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agencies (OANA, Russian Federation), and Sputnik News Agency (Russian Federation).