New lease on life: Increased business numbers have supported demand for the industry

Companies in the Computer and Printer Leasing industry lease out a range of computer and computer-related products to households and businesses. Over the past five years, pricing deflation for computers, tablets and printers has had both positive and negative effects on the industry. Cheaper products have reduced purchase costs for industry operators and increased profit margins. However, lower prices at the retail level have made it cheaper for households and businesses to acquire computer products. During periods of strong economic growth and higher wages, households and businesses can bypass the industry and buy this type of equipment outright. Low interest rates and debt levels across households and businesses can have a similar effect on the industry...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$465m
Annual Growth 13-18
5.3%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
1,639
Businesses
668
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry growth has been strong due to consumers' desire to regularly upgrade their devices
  • Price deflation has lowered costs but also led consumers to purchase rather than lease
  • Households are expected to continue embracing new technology, creating industry demand
  • Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

    The industry has low market share concentration, with the four largest companies estimated to account for less than 30% of industry revenue in 2017-18. Of these companies, only Thorn Group is a major player, accounting for an estimated 14.8% of industry revenue in the current year. The company has extensive operations across all states and product segments, and a high level of branding. The industry has historically had a low concentration level due to the large number of small firms operating in the industryIndustry concentration has increased over the past five years as Thorn Group has grown its market share via its Radio Rental and Rentlo brands and outlets. How...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Computer and Printer Leasing Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Computer and Printer Leasing Industry are

  • Ability to alter goods and services produced in favour of market conditions
  • Ability to effectively communicate and negotiate
  • Having a high profile in the market
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of businesses and Ratio of credit card debt to discretionary income in the Computer and Printer Leasing industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Computer and Printer Leasing Industry?

    Companies in the industry lease computers, computer hardware, printers and other computer peripheral equipment to consumers and corporate clients. Industry firms rent out these computer and printer products on behalf of equipment manufacturers and wholesalers. Therefore, equipment manufacturers and wholesalers are not included in the industry. While industry firms may provide finance leasing, this is not the main part of their business.

    Industry Products
  • Desktop computers
  • Laptop computers
  • Tablets
  • Printers and scanners
  • Other computer peripheral equipment
  • Industry Activities
  • Leasing and renting out computers and laptops
  • Leasing and renting out tablet devices
  • Leasing and renting out computer equipment
  • Leasing and renting out printers
  • Leasing and renting out other computer peripheral equipment
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of businesses
  • Ratio of credit card debt to discretionary income
  • Demand from computer and software retailing
  • Households with internet access
  • Demand from computer and electronic equipment repair

  • Current Performance
  • Demand growth
  • Price deflation
  • Industry performance
  • Establishments and employment
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Demand trends
  • Price deflation
  • Slowing revenue growth
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Computer and Printer Leasing Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Computer and Printer Leasing Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Retail Trade
  • Financial and Insurance Services
  • Administrative and Support Services
  • Health Care and Social Assistance
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer and Computer Peripheral Wholesaling
  • Motor Vehicle Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Tablets
  • Laptop computers
  • Desktop computers
  • Printers and scanners
  • Other computer peripheral equipment
  • Chart: Computer and Printer Leasing Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Services sector
  • Household sector
  • Other sectors
  • Government sector
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Computer and Printer Leasing Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Computer and Printer Leasing

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Computer and Printer Leasing Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Thorn Group Limited,
  • Table: Thorn Group Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Computer and Printer Leasing Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

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

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Computer and Printer Leasing Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Computerised Inventory Tracking
  • A computerised tracking system that allows firms to manage rental stock use, monitor popular styles, carry out database queries and manage inventory effectively.
  • Leasing
  • An agreement between a leasing company and a client where the client takes ownership of the equipment at the end of the lease period after payment of a pre-determined residual value.
  • Rental-Purchase Agreement
  • A type of flexible purchase agreement that allows a customer to take ownership of merchandise after an agreed-upon rental period.
  • Renting
  • An agreement between a rental company and a client where the client chooses to return the goods at the end of the rental period, rent the equipment at a lower rate or purchase the equipment.
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