Over the past decade, communication equipment manufacturing and retailing in China have developed strongly, largely due to rapidly accelerating technology, new product innovation, and increased consumer purchasing power. In the five years through 2017, revenue for the Communication Equipment Stores industry in China has been growing at an annualized rate of 22.1% to $103.2 billion in 2017.Wired communication equipment retailing has entered the mature stage of its life cycle, whereas mobile communication equipment retailing continues to develop rapidly. In recent years, the mobile communication equipment product segment – which includes mobile phones – has stolen market share from the wired communication equipment segment...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Forecast Growth 17-22

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

BeijingIn 2017, Beijing is expected to account for 19.3% of industry revenue, with establishments and employment accounting for 19.8% and 17.6% of the totals, respectively. As the political and cultural center of the country, Beijing has attracted a large number of talented people to work there, which greatly promotes the development and application of industry products. More importantly, Beijing has the largest number of industry establishments, including online stores, chain stores, and authorized outlets.From 2009 to 2011, the Beijing government focused on reinforcing the dominant position of Beijing's mobile telecommunications sub-industry, including accelerating the expansion of its 3G and 4G network. By 2016, there were 38.7 mi...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Communication Equipment Stores Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Communication Equipment Stores Industry are

  • Market research and understanding
  • Having an extensive distribution network
  • Superior financial management and debt management
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per Capita Disposable Income and Domestic Goods Prices - Other in the Communication Equipment Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Communication Equipment Stores Industry?

    Communication equipment stores in China retail wired and mobile communications equipment, such as telephones, videophones and mobile phones, and related accessories. Transmission, program-control, radio, film and TV equipment are not sold by this industry.

    Industry Products
  • Mobile communication equipment
  • Wired communication equipment
  • Facsimile machines
  • Phone accessories
  • Other products
  • Industry Activities
  • Retailing telephones and accessories, including cordless phones, videophones, answering machines, and card phones
  • Retailing mobile phones, including smart phones
  • Retailing data communication equipment, including fax machines, digital transmitters, and packet switches
  • Retailing other communication equipment and accessories
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Per Capita Disposable Income
  • Domestic Goods Prices - Other
  • Service Prices - Telecommunications
  • Downstream Demand - Telecommunications
  • Age Group (15-49)

  • Current Performance
    Expanding sales networksDomestic demand for mobile phonesDomestic demand for facsimile machinesDomestic demand for wired telephonesFuture challenges
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Communication Equipment Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Communication Equipment Stores Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Households

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Communication Equipment Manufacturing
  • Mobile Phone Manufacturing
  • Smart Phone Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Mobile communication equipment
  • Phone accessories
  • Wired communication equipment
  • Other products
  • Facsimile machines
  • Chart: Communication Equipment Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Development of communication infrastructure
  • Product innovation
  • Disposable income levels

  • Major Markets
  • Online stores
  • Telecommunication operators
  • Chain stores
  • Supermarkets
  • Department stores
  • Other markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Communication Equipment Stores Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation
  • Rent and utilities
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Communication Equipment Stores

  • Basis of Competition
  • Price
  • Brand of equipment
  • Reputation
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Communication Equipment Stores Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    JD.com, China Telecom Group Corporation, Suning Commerce Group, China United Network Communications Group Company Limited, Alibaba Group,
  • Table: JD.com - financial performance
  • Table: China Telecom Group Corporation - financial performance
  • Table: Suning Commerce Group - financial performance
  • Table: China United Network Communications Group Company Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Alibaba Group - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Communication Equipment Stores Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Communication Equipment Stores Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Total Assets (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
  • Refers to electronic products including computer, communication and consumer electronics.
  • Code-Division Multiple Access (Cdma)
  • A digital wireless technology that competes with GSM. As a spread spectrum technology, it spreads the information from a signal over greater bandwidth than the original signal.
  • Global System For Mobile Communications (Gsm)
  • A leading digital cellular system that uses TDMA (time division multiple access), which allows eight simultaneous calls on the same radio frequency.
  • Point Of Sale (Pos)
  • A system used at checkout in retail stores using computers and cash registers to capture transaction data at the time and place of sale.
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