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.

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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
Annual Growth 07-12
Annual Growth 12-17
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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


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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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