Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Online Small Electrical Appliance Sales industry has sustained considerable growth over the past five years. The industry is characterised by a small number of players enjoying fast organic growth. Online purchases of electrical appliances are increasing in popularity, largely due to a receptive market that has been extensively primed by other online industries. Products in the market are well developed with a low level of technological changes, as expected of an online industry that is simply an extension of an already well-established industry. Rapid growth in online connections and the greater prevalence of online shopping have aided the industry over the past five years. Industry revenue is forecast to rise by an annualised 16.6% in the five years through 2014-15, to reach $178.1... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
The industry is characterised as having low levels of capital intensity. For every dollar spent on depreciation, approximately $10.67 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 past five 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