Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
While the continuing penetration of the internet and rising computer proficiency among households have boosted demand for industry products, firms will suffer. Spending on computers will pick up as the economy begins to recover, but more consumers will turn to big box stores and online outlets for their purchases. As a result of this heightened competition and increasing vertical integration among computer companies, revenue growth will be limited over the next five years... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter
Operators planning to enter this industry should consider the costs associated with the capital requirements of a retail store. Analysis suggests that industry operators will face medium start-up costs related to the establishment, purchase or lease of a retail store. In addition, operators need to acquire sufficient stock, fixtures and fittings. The initial medium entry costs are discouraging for potential entrants.
There is little product differentiation among players in this industry. While, players can be differentiated by the brands they retail, all operators in essence will offer computer and software merchandise along with other related accessories... purchase to read more