Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report

Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling industry trends (2014-2019)

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The Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling industry features several established operators, most of which are local subsidiaries of large global technology companies. The industry wholesales a range of products that include Android phones, iPhones and tablet computers. The development of new products and improvements to existing products have driven industry revenue growth over the past five years. The increasing popularity of Android-powered smartphones, such as Samsung's Galaxy S and Galaxy Note models, has further facilitated industry growth over the five-year period. However, falling discretionary income over the period has constrained growth, as downstream retailers and consumers have increasingly shifted towards purchasing second-hand phones or ch...
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Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling industry outlook (2019-2024)

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The Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling industry is projected to continue growing of the next five years. This trend is anticipated to be driven by technological advances of smartphones and tablets, and strong demand from wireless telecommunications carriers. Forecast growth in discretionary income and consumer sentiment will also support strong consumer demand for industry products. However, mobile telecommunications density is projected to remain stable over the next five years, as consumers consolidate their wireless connections into fewer devices. Growing competition among operators and wireless telecommunications carriers is also forecast to reduce prices for smartphones and tablets, limiting revenue growth. Despite these trends, industry revenu...
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Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling industry statistics

  • attach_money Market Size: $10bn
  • business Number of Businesses: 77
  • poll Average Industry Profit Margin: x.x%
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  • supervisor_account Industry Employment: 3,625

Biggest companies in the Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling industry

The companies holding the largest market share in the Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling in Australia industry include Apple Pty Limited and Samsung Electronics Australia Pty Ltd.

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What is Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling industry?

Industry Definition

Industry operators wholesale mobile phones and tablet computers. These products are typically sold to retailers for consumers to purchase outright, or they are sold to wireless network carriers for consumers to purchase either outright or on long-term contracts that also include network coverage.

Industry Products and Services

  • iPhones
  • Android phones
  • Tablet computers
  • Other products
  • All Others

Industry Activities

  • Mobile phone wholesaling
  • Tablet computer wholesaling

Market research report - table of contents

Industry Definition

Industry operators wholesale mobile phones and tablet computers. These products are typically sold to retailers for consumers to purchase outright, or they are sold to wireless network carriers for consumers to purchase either outright or on long-term contracts that also include network coverage.

Main Activities

  • Mobile phone wholesaling
  • Tablet computer wholesaling

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Industry Statistics Snapshot

Industry Structure

Executive Summary

Key External Drivers

Growth in wireless telecommunication services consumption supports demand for mobile phone and tablet wholesaling. Improvements in communications infrastr...
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Demand from wireless telecommunications carriers
Mobile telecommunications density
Consumer sentiment index
Real household discretionary income

Current Performance

Tablet category
Distribution
Industry structure
 Chart: Revenue Growth

Industry Outlook

Demand factors
Industry structure
 Table: Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Revenue Outlook

Industry Life Cycle

Life Cycle Reasons
 Chart: Benchmarking - Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

Supply Chain

Key Buying Industries

Department Stores in Australia
Wireless Telecommunications Carriers in Australia
Domestic Appliance Retailing in Australia




Key Selling Industries

Household Appliance Manufacturing in Australia






Products & Services

Smartphones account for the majority of the Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling industry's sales. Smartphones are primarily divided between iPhones using ...
Wireless telecommunications carriers





Demand Determinants

Demand for mobile phones and tablets depends on a range of factors. Consumer sentiment and real household discretionary income typically determine the abi...
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Major Markets

Wireless telecommunications carriers






 Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

International Trade

Business Locations

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

Market Share Concentration

The Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling industry exhibits high market share concentration, with the largest four operators expected to account for over 70...
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Key Success Factors

Cost Structure Benchmarks

Profit, Purchases, Wages, Other Costs
 Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report

Basis of Competition

Internal competition
External competition

Barriers to Entry

 Table: Barriers to Entry Checklist for the Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling in Australia - Market Research Report Industry

Industry Globalization

Apple Pty Limited is the local subsidiary of US-based Apple Inc. The parent company designs, manufactures and distributes computers, tablets, smartphones,...
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Apple

 Table: Apple - financial performance

Samsung Electronics Australia

 Table: Samsung Electronics Australia - financial performance

Capital Intensity

The industry exhibits low capital intensity. For every dollar spent on capital, an estimated $10.50 will be spent on wages in 2019-20. Operators rely heav...
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 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

Industry Assistance

Table: Industry data Table: Industry Data for the Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling 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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  • Profitability Analysis
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  • SWOT Analysis
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  • Industry Trends
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  • Industry Operating Conditions
    Industry Operating Conditions
  • Porter's 5 Forces Analysis
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