Paper jam: Demand for traditional computer and printer leasing will be undercut by the declining price of computers

Although the need for computers and printers has grown, the price of computers and peripheral equipment has steadily declined, making it less expensive for industry customers to purchase equipment. Coupled with the competitive nature of the industry and high external competition, these trends have resulted in the continued consolidation of the industry. However, low interest rates, rising private investments and growing corporate profit has contributed to slight revenue growth over the five years to 2017. Over the five years to 2022, industry revenue is expected to decline, as the detrimental factors plaguing the industry over much of the past 10 years persist...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$3bn
Annual Growth 12-17
1.1%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
7,625
Businesses
1,815
Market Share of Companies
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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • The price of computers and printers has steadily declined, making it less expensive for customers to purchase equipment
  • The industry has benefited from economic growth and low interest rates over the past five years
  • The industry landscape will continue shrinking over the next five years
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    Industry establishments are generally located in line with the location of business hubs throughout the country. Therefore, the West is estimated to hold a significant 17.9% of all industry locations. California accounts for 13.2% of industry establishments due to the large concentration of service industries in Silicon Valley and Los Angeles. Thus, industry participants choose to be close to their target market to increase exposure and minimize transportation costs.For the same reason, the Mid-Atlantic is also home to many computer and printer leasing establishments, accounting for an estimated 15.5% of the industry's totals. This region includes New York, estimated to account for 6.0% of establishments, and Pennsylvania. Ban...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Computer & Printer Leasing Industry

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

  • Ability to accommodate environmental requirements
  • Prompt delivery to market
  • Provision of superior after sales service
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Price of computers and peripheral equipment and Private investment in computers and software in the Computer & Printer Leasing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Computer & Printer Leasing Industry?

    This industry includes companies that lease or rent office machinery and equipment such as computers, printers, office furniture, copiers, facsimile (fax) machines and multifunction equipment. Lease terms may permit an upgrade of the equipment during the lease period, purchase of equipment at an agreed residual price, servicing of equipment and supply of consumables, such as printer and toner cartridges.

    Industry Products
  • Computer and Printer Rental
  • Other peripheral equipment rental
  • Office furniture rental
  • Other products and services
  • Medical Equipment
  • Handling Equipment
  • Industry Activities
  • Rental and leasing of cash registers
  • Computer and computer peripheral equipment rental or leasing
  • Duplicating machine rental or leasing (e.g. copiers)
  • Leasing or rental of facsimile (fax) machines
  • Mailing equipment rental or leasing
  • Office furniture rental or leasing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Price of computers and peripheral equipment
  • Private investment in computers and software
  • Corporate profit
  • External competition for the Computer and Printer Leasing industry
  • Per capita disposable income
  • Yield on 10-year Treasury note

  • Current Performance
  • Falling prices
  • Improving economic conditions
  • Consolidating industry landscape
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Declining prices and new technology siphons demand for traditional computers
  • Anticipated economic trends
  • Continued consolidation
  • Table: Computer & Printer Leasing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Computer & Printer Leasing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Department Stores
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Public Schools
  • Colleges & Universities
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Art & Office Supply Manufacturing
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Computer Peripheral Manufacturing
  • Electrical Equipment Manufacturing
  • Finance and Insurance

  • Products & Services
  • Computer and Printer Rental
  • Office furniture rental
  • Other peripheral equipment rental
  • Other products and services
  • Medical Equipment
  • Handling Equipment
  • Chart: Computer & Printer Leasing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
  • Falling prices
  • New technology
  • Business environments

  • Major Markets
  • Service-based businesses
  • Tax and audit companies
  • Law firms
  • Special events
  • Other businesses
  • Households
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Computer & Printer Leasing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Depreciation
  • Purchases
  • Rent and utilities
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Computer & Printer Leasing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Computer & Printer Leasing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    CSI Leasing Inc.
  • Table: CSI Leasing Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Computer & Printer Leasing 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 & Printer Leasing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Price of computers and peripheral equipment (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Lease
  • A contract granting use of property during a specified period in exchange for a specified rent. The word can also refer to the term or duration of such a contract.
  • Multifunction Center (Mfc)
  • A type of office hardware that combines the functions of a printer, scanner, fax machine and photocopier to create a compact cost-effective product with laser and ink-jet options.
  • Peripheral
  • An independent device that is attached to a host computer for the purpose of expanding the host's capabilities.
  • Rent
  • Payment made by a tenant at specified intervals in return for the right to use the property of another.
  • Router
  • A device that connects two networks, often over large distances. It understands one or more network protocols and forwards packets from one interface to another.
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