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 Analysis Chapter
The personal computer retailing industry involves the sale of a variety of personal computers (PCs). This includes desktop computers, laptops, netbooks and tablet devices; however, smartphones are not included in this industry. Retail stores also sell peripheral equipment such as displays, keyboards, mice, printers and scanners. The market represents the size of the retail trade from major retail channels, such as specialist stores, general merchandisers and internet retailers.
Over the past five years, the personal computer retailing industry has performed well despite difficult conditions created by the recession. Plunging consumer confidence and declining per capita disposable income mitigated sales growth... purchase to read more