Overview

On hold: Mixed demand from downstream markets leads to slow industry growth

IBISWorld’s Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

REPORT SNAPSHOT

Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$29bn
Annual Growth
2012 - 2017
0.3%
Annual Growth
2017 - 2022
Profit
Employment
44,336
Business
4,536

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Technological advancements have boosted demand for certain products, such as smartphones
  • Unit prices for photocopiers, photographic equipment and business machines have declined
  • Demand from wireless telecommunications carriers is forecast to increase, supporting growth

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    Telecommunications and other electrical goods wholesalers provide a range of products to downstream markets. Many of the industry's products are used in buildings, and engineering and telecommunications projects. Furthermore, the industry wholesales products for use by businesses and households. Operators in the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling industry have experienced mixed fortunes over the past five years. Advancements in communications and electronics technology have boosted demand for certain industry products, such as smartphones. Simultaneously, improved technology has reduced demand for other industry products, such as photocopiers and photographic equipment. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 0.3%...

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    Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    The industry is characterised by moderate barriers to entry, and these have remained steady over the past five years. The ability to access products that are high-quality and have strong brand names is a major barrier to entry. Existing wholesalers may have ownership ties with manufacturers or may have negotiated long-term distribution agreements, which can effectively cut out new entrants, at least for the term of any exclusive agreement. Other barriers to entry include the time and cost of establishing a sales and distribution network, the cost of building a trained sales force and the cost of financing the build-up of stock and debtors.

    Establishing a name and a good reputation in the industry takes time and can be costly. Dev..

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    Additional Insights for the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry are

  • Having an extensive distribution/collection network
  • Ensuring pricing policy is appropriate
  • Ability to quickly adopt new technology
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from wireless telecommunications carriers and Private capital expenditure on machinery and equipment in the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    Industry Products

    What is the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry?

    The Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling industry comprises establishments that wholesale electrical, electronic or communications equipment. The industry distributes many types of products, including equipment used to generate and distribute electricity, light bulbs, light fittings, air conditioning, refrigeration equipment and communication equipment.

    Industry Products
    Other electronic equipment and components
    Telecommunications equipment and goods
    Electrical equipment
    Photocopiers and photographic equipment
    Industry Activities
    Commercial air conditioning and refrigeration equipment wholesaling
    Alarm system wholesaling
    Battery, electric cable and electric wire wholesaling
    Electric light bulb or tube wholesaling
    Communications equipment wholesaling, including mobile phones and telephones
    Switchgear and distribution electrical equipment wholesaling
    Industrial electronic equipment wholesaling
    Motor and generator wholesaling
    Sound recording or reproducing equipment wholesaling
    Photocopying and camera wholesaling

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from wireless telecommunications carriers
  • Private capital expenditure on machinery and equipment
  • Capital expenditure by the government
  • Demand from manufacturing
  • Demand from construction

  • Current Performance
  • Industry demand factors
  • Key downstream trends
  • Technology improvements
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Industry demand factors
  • Key downstream trends
  • Technology improvements
  • Table: Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Communication Equipment Manufacturing
  • Electrical Services
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Telecommunications Services
  • Electricity Transmission
  • Commercial and Industrial Building Construction
  • Fossil Fuel Electricity Generation

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Communication Equipment Manufacturing
  • Electric Cable and Wire Manufacturing
  • Power Automation Products and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • Electrical equipment
  • Telecommunications equipment and goods
  • Other electronic equipment and components
  • Photocopiers and photographic equipment
  • Chart: Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Telecommunications service providers
  • Retailers
  • Other industries and sectors
  • Manufacturers
  • Government agencies
  • Construction companies
  • Service industries
  • Electricity utilities
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Apple Pty Limited
  • Table: Apple Pty Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Led
  • Stands for light-emitting diode. LED lights are more energy efficient than traditional light bulbs.
  • Nbn
  • Stands for National Broadband Network, a national open-access broadband network being rolled out across Australia.
  • Smartphone
  • A phone that has more advanced computing capability and connectivity than a traditional mobile phone.
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