Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Online Small Electrical Appliance Sales industry has enjoyed rapid growth in the past five years. IBISWorld estimates revenue growth at a compound rate of 18.4% in the five years through 2012-13, reaching $135.2 million, with current year revenue growth estimated at 18.7%. Several sparks of success in the industry attracted many traditional bricks-and-mortar brands to enter the online sphere, especially during a dismal sales period for retailers.
The industry is characterised by a small number of players enjoying fast organic growth. Most major players entered the market within the past five years, making the industry relatively new in contrast to many online industries... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The level of capital intensity within the industry is considered low. For every dollar spent on depreciation, approximately $12.58 is spent on labour. Operators generally do not need costly capital requirements to be successful in this industry. Capital expenditures are mainly made on computers and occasionally on various cargo handling vehicles such as forklifts.
The level of capital intensity within the industry has risen over the years. As demand for products in this industry has grown over the past few years, so has the need for more capital. As operators grow, they require more equipment to handle larger volumes of inventory... purchase to read more