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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 | Feb 2013

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

IBISWorld’s Online Computer & Tablet Sales market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Amazon Amazon market share
Apple Computer Apple Computer market share
Dell Dell  market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$21bn
Annual Growth 08-13
10.7%
Annual Growth 13-18
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Profit
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Employment
16,224
Businesses
4,676
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 Investment Chapter

The Online Computer and Tablet Sales industry has a high level of capital intensity, with most investment requirements in the form of warehouse space, computer equipment and warehouse staff. For every dollar spent on labor, the average operator will invest about $0.38 in capital improvements in 2013. Capital intensity has increased slightly during the past five years. Companies are increasingly investing in technology to improve productivity and sales efficiency.

Online retailers outlay capital on technology to establish, implement and maintain their websites. Establishing and maintaining databases requires computers, printers, software programs for electronic payment system, firewalls and more... 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
ComputersTablets
 
Industry Activities
Retailing computers via the internetRetailing tablets via the internet


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