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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 | Feb 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
Revenue
$318bn
Annual Growth 11-16
-0.4%
Annual Growth 16-21
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Profit
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Employment
207,892
Businesses
9,395
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 Investment Chapter

There is a low level of capital intensity in the Computers and Packaged Software Wholesaling industry. IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 spent on wages, operators allocate $0.04 on capital expenditures. Low levels of capital are characteristic of many wholesaling industries. Capital is tied up in areas mainly limited to inventories, equipment used in selling (e.g. sales representatives' motor vehicles), warehouses, racking and delivery vehicles and computers and inventory management systems. These costs only make up a small fraction of total industry revenue.

Capital investment in this industry has grown over the past five years. As demand for industry products faltered, sales growth slowed and inventories fell... 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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