Computer and Software Retailing in Australia: Market Research Report

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Computer and Software Retailing Market Research Report | ANZSIC G4222 | Apr 2015

Rebooting: Industry revenue is set to return to growth as discretionary income increases

The Computer and Software Retailing 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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Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The rapidly increasing popularity of online sales of computer and software products has led to aggressive price discounting over the past five years, negatively affecting the Computer and Software Retailing industry. As a result, industry revenue is forecast to decline by an annualised 2.6% in the five years through 2014-15. Intense trading conditions have kept price as the key basis of competition, due to minimal product differentiation between operators. The resulting downward pressure on prices has eroded profit margins and have forced the exit of some industry players. In 2014-15, industry revenue is forecast to rise by 0.9% to reach $5.1 billion, aided by growth in discretionary income and an increase in the number of households with at least one computer... purchase to read more

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The retail market for computer and software products may be broadly segmented into computer hardware; computer peripherals, parts and accessories; and computer software. The relative size of each segment has been influenced over the past five years by advances in technology and the release of new products.

Computer hardware

Computer hardware includes tablets, laptops, notebooks, desktop computers and computer game consoles. This segment has increased as a share of revenue over the past five years. While sales of desktops have declined, the industry has benefited from growing demand for mobile technology such as laptops and tablet computers... purchase to read more


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What is the Computer and Software Retailing Industry?

Operators in the industry primarily retail computer and software products including desktop computers, notebooks, laptops, tablets, scanners, printers, keyboards and packaged software (excluding game software). The sale of computer game consoles is also included in the industry. Industry products are purchased from domestic manufacturers and wholesalers. Operators then sell these goods to the general public for private use or to corporate clients for business use.

Industry Products
Computer hardwareComputer peripherals, parts and accessoriesComputer software
Industry Activities
PC, desktop, notebook, laptop and tablet retailingMonitor, scanner, printer, keyboard and storage media retailingPackaged computer software retailing (except video games)Game console retailing

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