Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Retail Market for Laptop Computers experienced strong growth since 2007, mainly due to advancements in technology and decreasing average prices. Laptop computers are more affordable and portable than the average desktop computer, making them more attractive to prospective buyers. However, the increase in use of tablets and netbooks may stifle these revenue gains through 2017.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The laptop market is in the growth stage of its life cycle. Over the 10 years to 2017, industry value added, which measures the laptop market's contribution to GDP, is expected to increase at an average annual rate of 13.0%. This rate indicates that the laptop market will far outpace the economy as a whole, while the US economy expands at an average annual rate of 1.8% over the same period.
Over the past decade, the penetration of personal computers in US households has increased dramatically. In fact, the percentage of households with at least one computer has increased from 56.3% in 2001 to 69.0% in 2007, and is estimated to further rise to 76.5% in 2012... purchase to read more