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

The Online Computer & Tablet Sales market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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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 08-13
Annual Growth 13-18
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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


The online sale of computers includes desktop, laptops, netbooks and ultrabooks. IBISWorld estimates that this product segment generates about 60.0% of industry revenue; nevertheless, the segment's share of revenue has been on the decline during the past five years. In particular, desktop sales have struggled. During the fourth quarter of 2012, shipments of desktop personal computers (PCs) declined 6.4% from the same period in 2011, according to International Data Corporation. The decline marked the first year-over-year loss during the holiday season for desktop PCs. Similarly, shipments of laptops are expected to fall 15.0% during the first quarter of 2013 compared with the last three months of 2012, according to IHS... 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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