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 - Starting a New Business Chapter
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.
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