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Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling in the US: Market Research Report

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Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling Market Research Report | NAICS 42369 | Oct 2016

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

The Electronic Part & Equipment 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.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
Annual Growth
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... ... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

Barriers to entry are low in this industry. The large number of small operators indicates the ease with which companies are able to enter the market. Additionally, there are no licensing requirements, government regulations or resource constraints that are significant enough to prevent companies from entering the industry.

Some companies may be deterred from entering the industry, however, by the costs required to open distribution facilities, establish relationships with suppliers and customers, source appropriately skilled labor and fund stock and debtors. Building a viable sales base can be influenced by reputations and the strength of brands, which can impact the ability to forge new relationships and win contracts with manufacturers and customers. The.. ... purchase to read more

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... purchase to read more


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    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
    SemiconductorsOther electronic parts and equipmentCommunications equipment and suppliesIntegrated circuits
    Industry Activities
    Broadcasting equipment wholesalingCommunications equipment wholesalingRadar equipment wholesalingTelegraph equipment wholesalingTelephone equipment wholesalingComputer boards wholesalingSemiconductor device wholesalingIntegrated 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
  • 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
  • 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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    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Electronic Part & Equipment Wholesaling market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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