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 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