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

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Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42343 | Oct 2014

System update: Increased demand will boost revenue but external competition offers concern

IBISWorld’s Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$288bn
Annual Growth 09-14
1.8%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Employment
209,224
Businesses
9,173
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Computer and Packaged Software Wholesaling industry is expected to increase during the five years to 2014, as a result of growing demand for laptops and tablets. However, while demand for computers, computer accessories and software is growing, revenue for wholesalers has been hindered by the practice of wholesale bypass, in which manufacturers forego wholesale distributors and sell directly to end users or resellers. In the five years to 2019, revenue will benefit from growth in unit sales of computer-related products, brought on by the economic recovery. In addition, wholesalers will also benefit from computer manufacturers' increased productivity as a result of consolidations and technological innovations... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The top two companies in this industry are expected to account for about 5.0% of industry revenue in 2014, indicating a low market share concentration for the industry. In fact, this industry is characterized by a large number of small players that generally cater to their local or regional market only. Concentration is low due to the limited economies of scale to be gained. While larger industry players typically have higher profit margins than lower ones, they cannot make significant gains by becoming entrenched nationwide due to the high cost for good transportation that would cause. Instead, firms tend to operate regionally... 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
Desktop computersLaptop computersPackaged softwareComputer monitorsHard drivesPrinters and scannersMice and keyboards
 
Industry Activities
Computer boards, loaded, merchantrsComputer peripheral equipment merchantrsComputer software, packaged, merchantrsComputers wholesalingDisk drives, computer, merchantrsLoaded computer boards merchantrsMother boards merchantrsPeripheral equipment, computer, merchantrsPrinters, computer, packaged, merchantrs


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