Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Over the five years through 2013-14, the Online Computer and Tablet Sales industry has grown in leaps and bounds. Rapid technological change and intense competition in upstream manufacturing industries have made desktop computers, notebooks and tablets more affordable and attractive to consumers than ever before. The proliferation of online shopping has also spurred industry demand, with online purchases of computer products seen as a cost effective and convenient alternative to bricks-and-mortar shopping. These favourable trends have helped the industry weather the global financial crisis and outperform its bricks-and-mortar counterparts. Over the five years through 2013-14, the Online Computer and Tablet Sales industry has grown at a phenomenal annualised 27.0% to total $631.3... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry SWOT Analysis Chapter
The Online Computer and Tablet Sales industry is expected to be in the growth stage of its life cycle. Rapid technological change has assisted surging industry revenue, with participation growth and product development supporting consumer demand. IBISWorld anticipates that the industry's contribution to the overall economy has increased, with industry value added increasing at an annualised rate of 17.4% in the 10 years through 2018-19. The Australian economy is projected to grow by only 2.5% over the same period. Similarly, industry enterprises and employment numbers have grown at an annualised rate of 13.4% and 14.0% respectively.
While growth rates are projected to fall over the next five years, the industry is not expected to transition into its mature stage... purchase to read more