Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42343 | Jul 2016

Get online: Revenue will benefit from growth in unit sales of computer-related products

IBISWorld’s Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Although growing demand for industry products has benefited the Computer and Packaged Software Wholesaling industry, the rise of the direct sales model has dampened growth prospects for operators. Even though the economy has stabilized and strengthened and corporate profit has grown over the five years to 2016, industry revenue is estimated to decline, as growing downstream demand has not been enough to offset lower per-unit prices and the shifting electronics supply chain landscape. Despite these negative trends, IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue will grow over the five years to... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

There are low, yet increasing, barriers to entry in this industry. While the industry is generally dominated by smaller operators that service a small, regional clientele, larger distributors have an advantage because of their access to finance, economies of scale and stronger vendor relationships. Major vendors typically require that wholesalers attain minimum annual sales of the vendor's products to continue distributing their products. Unit costs, however, including costs associated with warehousing and electronic ordering and information delivery systems, can fall as sales volumes increase, offering an advantage to operators with higher revenue figures... purchase to read more


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What is the Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling Industry?

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in wholesaling computers, computer peripheral equipment, loaded computer boards and computer software. Manufacturers’ sales branches and offices with wholesale functions are included within this industry.

Industry Products
ComputersComputer storage devicesComputer printersPackaged computer softwareOther computer peripheral equipment
Industry Activities
Computer peripheral equipment wholesalingPackaged computer software wholesalingComputers wholesalingComputer disk drive wholesalingLoaded computer board wholesalingComputer motherboard wholesalingComputer printer wholesaling

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