Computer and Software Retailing in Australia - Market Research Report

Computer and Software Retailing industry trends (2014-2019)

poll Average industry growth 2014–2019: -1.6%

The Computer and Software Retailing industry has faced challenging trading conditions over the past five years. Declining discretionary income and volatile consumer sentiment over the period have prompted many consumers to rein in their spending. In addition, many computer and software retailers have aggressively discounted prices due to the rapidly increasing popularity of online shopping. The resulting downward pressure on prices has eroded profit margins and ultimately led to the exit of some industry players. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 0.1% over the five years through 2019-20, to $5.9 billion, including an anticipated decline of 0.8% in the current year. Cloud computing and software developments have changed the wa...
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Computer and Software Retailing industry outlook (2019-2024)

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Computer and software retailers are projected to continue facing a tough trading environment over the five years through XXX-XX. The rise of cloud computing and software developments are anticipated to enhance the functionality of existing hardware and extend replacement cycles, threatening industry demand. Despite advances in technology and declining component prices, intensifying price pressures are likely to constrain profit margins over the next five years. Players are forecast to expand their online offerings to combat competition from pure-play online retailers, which should boost revenue over the period. Real household discretionary income is forecast to rise over the five years through XXX-XX. Real GDP growth and improved economic conditions...
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Computer and Software Retailing industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $6bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 4,131
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 12,599

Biggest companies in the Computer and Software Retailing industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Computer and Software Retailing in Australia industry include JB Hi-Fi Limited, Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd and Wesfarmers Limited.

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What is Computer and Software Retailing industry?

Industry Definition

Mortgage brokers in Australia generally act on behalf of lenders, primarily helping borrowers arrange mortgage finance (for both residential and investment real estate purposes) and refinance existing mortgages. Brokers do not usually charge mortgagees any fee for their services, and instead receive commissions on loans arranged for lenders.

Industry Products and Services

  • Residential owner-occupier loans
  • Residential owner-occupier refinancing loans
  • Residential investment loans
  • Commercial loans
  • Personal loans
  • Other products

Industry Activities

  • Brokering housing loans
  • Assisting borrowers to choose products provided by lenders
  • Assisting borrowers in the loan application process

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators retail computer and software products including desktop computers, laptops, tablets, printers, keyboards, computer game consoles and packaged software (excluding game software). Industry companies purchase products from manufacturers and wholesalers and then sell them to the general public for private use or to corporate clients for business use. The online operations of industry retailers are included in the industry, but pure-play online retailers are excluded.

Main Activities

  • Desktop, notebook, laptop and tablet computer retailing
  • Monitor, scanner, printer, keyboard and storage media retailing
  • Packaged computer software retailing (except video games)
  • Game console retailing

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Trends in real household discretionary income influence consumer demand for computers and software. A rise in discretionary income allows consumers to all...
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Real household discretionary income
Demand from online shopping
IT and telecommunications adoption
Internet subscribers

Current Performance

Technological developments
Online surge
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Industry structure
 Table: Computer and Software Retailing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Computer and Software Retailing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Consumers






Key Selling Industries

Computer and Electronic Office Equipment Manufacturing in Australia
Communication Equipment Manufacturing in Australia
Audio Visual Electronic Equipment Manufacturing in Australia
Computer and Computer Peripheral Wholesaling in Australia



Products & Services

The retail market for computer and software products includes four segments: computer hardware; computer peripherals, parts and accessories; game consoles...
Consumers aged 35 to 54
Consumers aged 15 to 34
Consumers aged 55 and over



Demand Determinants

The market for computer and software goods is price-driven. Consumers are price conscious and compare deals and suppliers in search of the best possible p...
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Major Markets

Consumers aged 35 to 54
Consumers aged 15 to 34
Consumers aged 55 and over




 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Computer and Software Retailing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

Chart: Business Locations by State Chart: Business Locations by State

Market Share Concentration

The Computer and Software Retailing industry has moderate market share concentration, with the four largest players expected to account for almost 55% of ...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Computer and Software Retailing in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Computer and Software Retailing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

JB Hi-Fi Limited retails electronic goods including computer products, TVs, home audio and theatre goods, mobile phones, digital cameras, GPS and car-audi...
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JB Hi-Fi

 Table: JB Hi-Fi - financial performance

Harvey Norman

 Table: Harvey Norman - financial performance

Wesfarmers

 Table: Wesfarmers - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The Computer and Software Retailing industry exhibits low capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital in the current year, industry operators are...
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 Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Computer and Software Retailing in Australia - Market Research Report Industry
 Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

Technology & Systems

Revenue Volatility

Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

Regulation & Policy

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Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Computer and Software Retailing in Australia Industry

Industry Revenue (2007-2026)
Industry Gross Product (2007-2026)
Establishments (2007-2026)
Businesses (2007-2026)
Employment (2007-2026)
Exports (2007-2026)
Imports (2007-2026)
Wages (2007-2026)
Domestic Demand (2007-2026)

Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data

Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Dat Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data

Table: Industry Financial Ratios Table: Industry Financial Ratios

Liquidity Ratios
Coverage Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Operating Ratios
Cash Flow & Debt Service Ratios (% of Sales)
Assets, %
Liabilities, %

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