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Online Computer & Tablet Sales in the US: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Online Computer & Tablet Sales Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Electronics, Computers & Appliances | Aug 2016

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IBISWorld’s Online Computer & Tablet Sales 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
Amazon Amazon market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

In line with the overall e-commerce sector, the Online Computer and Tablet Sales industry has experienced strong growth over the past five years. Computers and tablets have infiltrated households at increasing rates over the five-year period and the number of consumers who own a computer or tablet has grown each year since 2011. Moreover, the rising popularity of online shopping coupled with favorable economic conditions and technological developments will continue to underpin growth for the industry over the next five years. Rising consumer confidence will particularly benefit the industry's long-term growth as it contributes to customer retention. More specifically, consumer confidence about the safety and security of online purchases will likely secure repeat customers.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Online Computer and Tablet Sales industry has a medium level of capital intensity. In 2016, operators are expected to allocate an estimated $0.13 on capital expenditures for every $1.00 spend on labor. Because this industry includes both retail operators that sell online and online-only stores, the capital intensity of this industry comes out somewhere in the middle of those two relatively intensive industries. Retail operators often are very labor-intensive, relying heavily on workers to assist in every step of the sales process. Online operators are more capital intensive. E-tailers invest more in technological infrastructure so that they can meet high volumes of orders through their online platforms... purchase to read more


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What is the Online Computer & Tablet Sales Industry?

This industry retails desktop, notebook and tablet computers via the internet. While most players purchase goods from domestic and international manufacturers and wholesalers, and then sell them to end consumers, there are also manufacturers that bypass the middleman and directly sell their goods to end consumers.

Industry Products
DesktopsLaptops, ultrabooks and hybridsTablets
Industry Activities
Retailing computers via the internetRetailing tablets via the internet

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