Online Computer & Tablet Sales in the US: Market Research Report

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Online Computer & Tablet Sales Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Electronics, Computers & Appliances | Mar 2015

Kindling the fire: Product innovations and new technologies will spur further industry growth

IBISWorld’s Online Computer & Tablet Sales 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
Amazon Amazon market share
Apple Computer Apple Computer market share
Dell Dell market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Rapid technological change, combined with increased production efficiency, has resulted in falling retail prices for industry products, making them more attractive and affordable for consumers. Over the next five years, improving per capita disposable income and rising consumer confidence about the convenience and security of online purchases will likely secure repeat sales. In addition to improving economic conditions, product innovations and new technologies will further bolster industry growth. Nevertheless, the looming threat of online sales tax may hamper sales and slow profit growth.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Desktop computers

The desktop computers share of industry revenue has declined steadily over the past five year as a greater number of consumers shift their preferences towards laptops and tablets. IBISWorld estimates this segment, once the industry's most dominant segment, has declined to account for 23.0% of revenue in 2015. While individual households continue to purchase desktop computers, PC sales have increasingly come from the business world where they receive greater utilization. Nevertheless, consumers still purchase PC's for their superior computing power and information storage space. IBISWorld anticipates desktop sales will decline further during the next five years due to the advance of tablet, laptop and ultrabook technologies... purchase to read more


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What is the Online Computer & Tablet Sales Industry?

This industry retails desktop, notebook and tablet computers via the internet. While most players purchase goods from domestic and international manufacturers and wholesalers, and then sell them to end consumers, there are also manufacturers that bypass the middleman and directly sell their goods to end consumers.

Industry Products
Industry Activities
Retailing computers via the internetRetailing tablets via the internet

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