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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 | Jan 2013

Powering up: Laptops are growing in popularity as disposable incomes rise and confidence increases

IBISWorld’s The Retail Market for Laptop Computers market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Amazon Amazon market share
Best Buy Co. Inc. Best Buy Co. Inc. market share
Dell Dell  market share
Walmart Walmart market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$79bn
Annual Growth 07-12
17.9%
Annual Growth 12-17
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Profit
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Employment
354,334
Businesses
103,740
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 Investment Chapter

Laptop retailing has a medium level of capital intensity. Retailers typically invest $0.19 on capital for every dollar of labor. However, this ratio can change depending on a retailer's operations. For example, online retailers tend to have fewer depreciation costs because they do not need to maintain a storefront. Furthermore, wage costs are typically higher at brick-and-mortar stores. Wages are an important cost for industry operators because workers must be hired for customer service, maintaining store displays, processing consumer purchases and maintaining computer systems. Laptop retailers place high emphasis on labor as stores tend to use knowledgeable employees to assist consumers with specific questions.

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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
Sales of full-size laptopsSales of desktop replacement laptopsSales of netbooksSales of subnotebooks


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