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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 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.

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

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Simply put, laptops are sold where people live. As with the market for most consumer goods, the location of sales is expected to fall broadly in line with each region's population level and consumer demand. This characteristic, in turn affects the employment level and wage costs of each region. In theory, the greater the number of residents, the stronger is the demand for consumer electronics, including laptops.

IBISWorld estimates that the Southeast region accounts for the largest share of laptop sales, with about 21.3% of revenue. This region is also estimated to account for the highest share of the national population in the United States, at about 19.0%. The West and the Great Lakes represent the second and third largest share of laptop sales, at 19.0% and 17.1%, respectively... 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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