Over the five years to 2017, revenue for the Computer Stores industry in China has been growing at an annualized rate of 13.2% to total $138.8 billion. This high increase has been the result of robust and mounting demand from almost all sectors of the economy including households, primary, secondary and tertiary industries, and government and public institutions. Across China, the use of computers has also been rising to facilitate advancement and raise efficiency...purchase to read more.

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

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

ComputersComputers contribute the largest share of industry revenue, namely 54.0% in 2017. This segment comprises desktop and notebook computers. Starting in the 1990s, computers have gradually become an indispensable tool in daily and professional life in China. In 2012, there were about 82 computers for every 100 urban residents.SoftwareSoftware sales make up about 28.0% of industry revenue in 2017. Most software is sold to large customers, such as government, enterprises, schools and other institutions. Software applications help large institutions manage large amounts of data. Many institutions have employed IT personnel to design and manage related systems in recent years, however, which will reduce software retailing to some extent...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Computer Stores Industry

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

  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • Ability to provide goods in diverse locations
  • Having a wide and expanding product range
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Per Capita Disposable Income and Domestic Goods Prices - Other in the Computer Stores industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Computer Stores Industry?

    The Computer Stores industry in China retails desktops, notebook computers and software, as well as accessories such as printers, scanners and keyboards. These goods are generally purchased from domestic and international manufacturers and wholesalers and then sold to end consumers, including households and businesses.

    Industry Products
  • Computers
  • Computer peripheral equipment
  • Software
  • Industry Activities
  • Retailing computer bodies
  • Retailing computer peripheral equipment
  • Retailing computer parts and accessories
  • Retailing computer supplies and computer room equipment
  • Retailing personal digital assistants, electronic dictionaries, and electronic organizers
  • Retailing computer software
  • 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
  • Education - Number of Students
  • Competition from Substitutes - Domestic Appliance Retailing
  • Competition from Substitutes - Department Stores

  • Current Performance
    Industry challenges
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Computer Stores Industry Revenue Outlook

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

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Information Transmission, Computer Services and Software
  • Households

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Computer Peripheral Manufacturing
  • Software Development

  • Products & Services
  • Computers
  • Software
  • Computer peripheral equipment
  • Chart: Computer Stores Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Information age
  • Brand and quality
  • Performance and rapidly advancing technology
  • Computer savvy

  • Major Markets
  • Businesses
  • Public institutions
  • Schools
  • Other
  • Households
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Computer 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
  • Other expenses
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Computer Stores

  • Basis of Competition
  • Store reputation
  • Sales and after-sales services
  • Price
  • External competition

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

  • Industry Globalization
    Suning Commerce Group, JD.com, GOME Appliance Group, Alibaba Group, Amazon,
  • Table: Suning Commerce Group - financial performance
  • Table: JD.com - financial performance
  • Table: GOME Appliance Group - financial performance
  • Table: Alibaba Group - financial performance
  • Table: Amazon - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Computer 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 Computer 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
    Enterprise Resource Planning (Erp)
  • A company-wide computer software system used to manage and coordinate all the resources, information and functions of a business from shared data stores.
  • 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.
  • Three Network Integration
  • The convergence of telecommunication, internet and broadcasting networks.
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