Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
After a slight dip in 2009, revenue has grown since and is expected to continue to do so in the five years to 2018. New technology, including tablets and netbooks, will keep consumers interested in the products that the Retail Market for Personal Computers deals with (which excludes smartphones). A rise in consumer confidence and per capita disposable income means that consumers will likely buy more personal computers.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
Establishments in the personal computer market are spread similarly to the US population. Since most market operators are small-scale operations, they generally cater to their immediate local markets. That being said, because the Southeast region accounts for the largest share of market population at 25.4% of the total, it holds the largest number of market establishments at 24.5%. Florida accounts for the most significant share of both population and market presence in the region (and second largest in the country); there are several large cities in the state, which are hubs for consumer activity.
The Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic and West regions also hold a large share of the markets establishment and of the country's population... purchase to read more