Overview

Short circuit: Economic recovery will enable growth, but imports will pressure the industry

IBISWorld’s Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$352bn
Annual Growth
11-16
2.8%
Annual Growth
16-21
Profit
Employment
291,992
Business
16,561

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • E-commerce has facilitated more wholesale bypass, increasing external competition
  • Declining electronic component prices have hindered industry profit over the past five years
  • Disposable income and consumer spending growth are projected to expand demand for electronics

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The proliferation of consumer electronics has fueled demand for the Electronic Part and Equipment Wholesaling industry. Improvements to wireless networks have spurred the rapid introduction of new mobile devices, increasing demand from manufacturers. In addition, growth in corporate profit has encouraged investment in new communication equipment. However, the offshore movement of electronics manufacturing, as well as remaining domestic manufacturers' increased preference for bypassing wholesalers, has somewhat diminished this industry's role in the electronics supply chain. Nevertheless, strong demand has underpinned growth, with revenue expected to rise over the five years to 2016...

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    Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

    Industry operators wholesale a wide variety of electronic components and equipment. Industry product lines are broadly segmented into five categories, each of which compose many different individual products.

    Communications equipment and telephones

    Industry operators wholesale telephones, routers, fax machines, modems, navigational equipment, radar equipment and radios. In the past five years, the strong growth of high-speed internet and computer usage fueled demand for communications equipment. As a result, communications equipment's share of revenue is estimated to increase to 50.6% over the five years to 2016, with telephones and wireless phones making up an estimated 25.9% of total revenue. Alt..

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    Additional Insights for the Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling Industry are

  • Having links with suppliers
  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favor of market conditions
  • Ability to control stock on hand
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from electrical equipment manufacturing and Corporate profit in the Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling Industry?

    Companies in this industry wholesale electronic parts and equipment. Products include antennas, broadcasting equipment, communications equipment, computer chips and boards, radio and radar equipment, electronic condensers and connectors, integrated circuits, modems and navigational equipment. Wholesaling activities exclude electrical apparatuses and equipment, wiring supplies, construction material, electrical appliances, TVs and radio sets.

    Industry Products
    Semiconductors
    Other electronic parts and equipment
    Communications equipment and supplies
    Integrated circuits
    Industry Activities
    Broadcasting equipment wholesaling
    Communications equipment wholesaling
    Radar equipment wholesaling
    Telegraph equipment wholesaling
    Telephone equipment wholesaling
    Computer boards wholesaling
    Semiconductor device wholesaling
    Integrated circuits wholesaling

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from electrical equipment manufacturing
  • Corporate profit
  • Price of semiconductor and electronic components
  • Percentage of households with at least one computer
  • Per capita disposable income

  • Current Performance
  • Demand rises
  • Electronics prices decline
  • Industry consolidation
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand grows
  • Consolidation continues
  • Table: Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Computer Peripheral Manufacturing
  • Copier & Office Equipment Wholesaling
  • Computer Stores
  • Radio Broadcasting
  • Television Broadcasting
  • Electronic & Computer Repair Services
  • Concert & Event Promotion

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Circuit Board & Electronic Component Manufacturing
  • Navigational Instrument Manufacturing
  • Recordable Media Manufacturing
  • Semiconductor & Circuit Manufacturing
  • Telecommunication Networking Equipment Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Communications equipment and supplies
  • Semiconductors
  • Other electronic parts and equipment
  • Integrated circuits
  • Other
  • Chart: Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Other wholesalers
  • Manufacturing and construction industries
  • Retailers
  • Business end-users
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitPurchasesWagesOther
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    There are no major players in this industry
    Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Price of semiconductor and electronic components (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Table: Industry Financial Ratios
    Jargon & Glossary
    Offshore
  • The relocation of a company's business process, such as manufacturing or accounting, from one country to another, whether the work is outsourced or stays within the company.
  • Semiconductor
  • A substance, usually a solid chemical element or compound, that can conduct electricity under some conditions but not others, making it a good medium for the control of electrical current.
  • Wholesale Bypass
  • A popular trend within retail and manufacturing industries where producers supply goods directly to stores, eliminating the middleman.
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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