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Good call: The development of new products has driven industry revenue growth

IBISWorld’s Mobile Phone and Tablet 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.

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Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Improved 4G network coverage has boosted smartphone adoption among consumers
  • Intensifying competition from smartphones that use the Android OS has limited Apple's growth
  • Technological developments are anticipated to focus on computing power and design

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    Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

    The Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling industry features several established industry 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. New product development and improvements 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 past five years. Overall, industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 5.4% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $9.8 billion...

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    What is the Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling industry?

    The Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling industry has benefited from technological developments and improvements in wireless telecommunications infrastructure over the past five years. Updated versions of flagship products, such as the Apple iPhone and the Samsung Galaxy S, have been frequently released and driven the industry’s performance over the period. Enhanced 4G network coverage and accessibility has increased the potential size of the industry’s market. Increasing discretionary incomes over the past five years have also supported the industry and boosted consumer demand for high-value smartphones and tablets. Industry revenue is expected to grow at an annualised 5.4% over the five years through 2017-18, to reach $9.8 billion. How...

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    Additional Insights for the Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling Industry are

  • Production of goods currently favoured by the market
  • Having an extensive distribution/collection network
  • Guaranteed supply of key inputs
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from wireless telecommunications carriers and Mobile telecommunications density in the Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling industry impact industry performance..

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    Products & Brands

    Major products in this industry
    iPhones
    Android phones
    Tablet computers
    Other products

    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
  • Mobile telecommunications density
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Real household discretionary income

  • Current Performance
  • Smartphone movement
  • Tablet category
  • Distribution
  • Industry structure
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Product development
  • Demand factors
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Department Stores
  • Wireless Telecommunications Carriers
  • Domestic Appliance Retailing

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Household Appliance Manufacturing

  • Products & Services
  • iPhones
  • Android phones
  • Tablet computers
  • Other products
  • Chart: Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Wireless telecommunications carriers
  • Retailers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Apple Pty LimitedSamsung Electronics Australia Pty Ltd
  • Table: Apple Pty Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Samsung Electronics Australia Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Mobile Phone and Tablet 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 Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling 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
    Jargon & Glossary
    Feature Phone
  • A basic mobile phone with call and text message functionality that typically predates smartphones.
  • Gesture Features
  • Features that enable users to manipulate the interface of a device, such as pinching to zoom in or out.
  • Phablet
  • Smartphones that are closer to tablet screen sizes than traditional smartphones.
  • Smartphone
  • A type of mobile phone with advanced computing capabilities, typically installed with a touchscreen, app accessibility and internet connectivity through wireless spectrum and Wi-Fi.
  • Tablet Computer
  • A type of flat screen mobile computer with its battery, circuitry and display installed within a single unit.
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    This report on Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling:
    • Provides Market Size information to assist with planning and strategic decisions.
    • Includes the necessary information to perform SWOT, PEST and STEER analysis.
    • Helps you understand market dynamics to give you a deeper understanding of industry competition and the supply chain.
    • Analyses key performance and operational metrics so that you can benchmark against your own business, that of your customers’ businesses, or your competitors’ businesses.
    The Mobile Phone and Tablet Wholesaling market research report includes:
    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
    • And of course, much more

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