Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Appliance and home electronics wholesalers took a hit when disposable income dropped during the recession. But as the economy has recovered, the industry has started to improve thanks to rising consumer sentiment. The green movement will also help drive the industry's rebound. As consumers become more environmentally conscious and the government continues to offer rebates to buyers of energy-efficient appliances, wholesalers will experience increased demand for these products... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The TV and Appliance Wholesaling industry has a low level of capital intensity. This level is typical for industries within the wholesale sector since they require both human labor and investment in capital assets for their daily operations. In 2013, $0.11 is estimated to be allocated for capital assets for every dollar spent on wages.
The main function of the wholesaling industry is to get the product to market. Therefore, the industry requires experienced workers for daily tasks such as marketing products, taking, preparing, checking and shipping orders to customers. In addition, since this industry exhibits high internal competition, sales personnel are required for industry operators to help form relationships with key retailers... purchase to read more