Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Online Computer and Tablet Sales industry has grown by leaps and bounds over the past five years. Rapid technological change and the surge in online connections have supported demand for computing products. 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 2014-15, revenue from the Online Computer and Tablet Sales industry has grown at a phenomenal annualised 27.5% to total $1.1 billion. Industry revenue is expected to grow by 13.5% in 2014-15... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The industry's products can be segmented into three categories: tablet computers, notebook computers and desktop computers. Demand for computer hardware is driven by a number of factors including increases in internet literacy, new product releases, and increases in the number of households with computer and internet access. Over the past five years, consumer demand has shifted away from desktop computers in preference for mobile technology such as laptops and tablets.
The segment has significantly increased its market share over the past five years. Tablet sales accounted for a tiny amount of revenue at the beginning of the period... purchase to read more