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The Retail Market for Laptop Computers in the US: Market Research Report

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The Retail Market for Laptop Computers Market Research Report | Retail Market Reports | Computers & Audio Visual Equipment Retail Market | Dec 2014

Low battery: Growth from high sales volumes will be threatened by external competition

IBISWorld’s The Retail Market for Laptop Computers 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
Apple Inc. Apple Inc. market share
Dell Dell market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$97bn
Annual Growth 09-14
12.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
430,994
Businesses
122,084
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Due to a number of factors, the laptop market has experienced aggressive growth over the last five years. First, computer products are quickly becoming essential household items, with the percentage of households with at least one computer growing. Additionally, rapid technological advancements combined with efficient production methods have caused retail prices to drop dramatically over the past decade, making computers more affordable than ever before. The laptop market will benefit from the growing popularity of ultrabooks, laptops with reduced size and weight, extended battery life and comparable product performance. In the five years to 2019, industry revenue is expected to increase.... purchase to read more

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Entry costs

Companies planning to start selling laptops should consider the capital requirements of a retail store and the costs of operating an e-commerce website. Analysis suggests that laptop retailers face medium start-up costs related to the establishment, purchase or lease of a retail store. In addition, brick-and-mortar retailers need to acquire sufficient fixtures and fittings, in addition to necessary stock requirements. The initial medium entry costs can pose a barrier to entry for potential entrants.

Product differentiation

There is little product differentiation among players in this industry. While, players can be differentiated by the brands they retail, all operators in essence will offer laptops along with other related accessories... purchase to read more

 


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What is the The Retail Market for Laptop Computers Industry?

This retail market for laptops includes laptop sales made through traditional brick-and-mortar outlets, online websites and by mail order. Laptops are considered personal computers for mobile use but do not include tablet devices or smartphones.

Industry Products
NetbooksSubnotebookFull-size laptopDesktop replacement
 
Industry Activities
Selling full-size laptopsSelling desktop replacement laptopsSelling netbooksSelling subnotebooks


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