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 Products Chapter
Personal computer retailers sell laptops, tablets, desktop computers and netbooks. Retailers also provide other peripheral equipment such as printers, scanners, keyboards and mice. Over the past five years, sales were depressed during 2009 in particular as a result of plunging consumer confidence and falling per capita disposable income. However, overall, sales have improved over the past five years due to improving conditions and increased reliance on technology such as personal computers for everyday tasks.
Laptop sales represent the single largest source of revenue for personal computer retailers, estimated to account for 33.2% of revenue. Laptops are portable computers that have physical keyboards and are suitable for mobile use... purchase to read more