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

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

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IBISWorld’s Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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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. In the coming years, industry revenue will benefit from growth in unit sales of computer-related products brought on by continued economic recovery. Wholesalers will also benefit from computer manufacturers' increased productivity resulting from consolidations and technological innovations... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

While demand for computers and related equipment has grown considerably in the five years to 2016, computer wholesalers have endured increasing price competition and a shift by manufacturers toward direct-sales models. Although private investment in computers and software increased at an average annual rate of 4.5% in the five years to 2016, the price of computers and peripheral equipment decreased at an annualized rate of 4.0% over the same period. Demand for industry products has grown in the wake of lower prices, but many operators have not been able to sell enough additional equipment to counteract decreasing per-unit prices. As a result, revenue is expected to decrease at an average annual rate of 0.4% in the five years to 2016, totaling $317.7 billion... 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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