Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
After a period of declines related to decreasing business sentiment and rising interest rates, the industry is expected to move forward over the next five years. As businesses become more confident and look to new technology like multifunction centers (MFCs) to edge out competition, revenue will benefit. Still, some businesses will be slower to adapt to the improving economy and hold on to existing equipment longer than usual... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The Computer and printer Leasing industry has a high level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 spent on wages, industry operators will devote $1.11 to capital investment. Operators invest in a plethora of costly equipment such as computers, printers, office furniture, copiers, fax machines and various other multi-function equipment. However, because industry equipment has a limited life span and is subject to rapid technological obsolescence (such as computers, and more recently, analog color imaging and MFP equipment), the industry is subject to a high level of depreciation.
In contrast, industry labor costs are relatively low, with wages comprising an almost equal percentage of revenue as depreciation... purchase to read more