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Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42343 | Jul 2016

Get online: Revenue will benefit from growth in unit sales of computer-related products

The Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Although growing demand for industry products has benefited the Computer and Packaged Software Wholesaling industry, the rise of the direct sales model has dampened growth prospects for operators. Even though the economy has stabilized and strengthened and corporate profit has grown over the five years to 2016, industry revenue is estimated to decline, as growing downstream demand has not been enough to offset lower per-unit prices and the shifting electronics supply chain landscape. Despite these negative trends, IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue will grow over the five years to... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

There is a low level of capital intensity in the Computers and Packaged Software Wholesaling industry. IBISWorld estimates that for every $1.00 spent on wages, operators allocate $0.06 on capital expenditures. Low levels of capital are characteristic of many wholesaling industries. Capital is tied up in areas mainly limited to inventories, equipment used in selling (e.g. sales representatives' motor vehicles), warehouses, racking and delivery vehicles and computers and inventory management systems. These costs only make up a small fraction of total industry revenue.

Capital investment in this industry has grown over the past five years. As demand for industry products faltered, sales growth slowed and inventories fell... purchase to read more


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What is the Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling Industry?

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in wholesaling computers, computer peripheral equipment, loaded computer boards and computer software. Manufacturers’ sales branches and offices with wholesale functions are included within this industry.

Industry Products
ComputersComputer storage devicesComputer printersPackaged computer softwareOther computer peripheral equipment
Industry Activities
Computer peripheral equipment wholesalingPackaged computer software wholesalingComputers wholesalingComputer disk drive wholesalingLoaded computer board wholesalingComputer motherboard wholesalingComputer printer wholesaling

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