Strong connection: Rising price-consciousness has favoured online product sales

The prevalence of online shopping has supported robust growth in the Online Consumer Electronics Sales industry. Online retailers' ability to provide products at lower pricepoints than traditional consumer electronics retailers has enabled the industry to better withstand turbulent economic conditions. Online purchases of computer electronic products are generally considered a cost-effective alternative to those retailed by traditional bricks-and-mortar stores. Growth in household discretionary incomes and the general uptake of online shopping has supported demand for consumer electronic products such as laptops, desktop PCs, tablets, TVs and smartphones. Industry revenue is expected to increase at an annualised 12.2% over the five years through 2017-18, to $2.7 more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Higher discretionary incomes and lower pricepoint offerings have fuelled industry revenue growth
  • Increased product sophistication and consumer price-consciousness has boosted industry demand
  • Increasing internet speeds and capabilities are projected to lead to further product upgrades
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Online Consumer Electronics Sales industry has maintained robust growth over the past five years, despite a challenging retail environment. An upward trend in household discretionary income and the growing acceptance of online shopping have been the two primary forces driving industry sales. As consumers require internet access to purchase goods from industry players, an increase in the number of internet connections and enhanced web connectivity from smartphones and tablets have expanded the industry’s market size, further fuelling online sales of consumer electronics. Des...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Online Consumer Electronics Sales Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Online Consumer Electronics Sales Industry are

  • Receiving the benefit of word of mouth recommendations
  • Having a cost effective distribution system
  • Provision of superior after sales service
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Consumer sentiment index and Internet connections in the Online Consumer Electronics Sales industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Online Consumer Electronics Sales Industry?

    The industry includes retailers that sell consumer electronics via the internet. Industry goods include TV sets, home entertainment devices, digital cameras, personal computers, mobile phones and telephones. Opeators are either online-only retailers or bricks-and-mortar stores that have an online presence.

    Industry Products
  • Home entertainment products
  • Computer and computer peripherals
  • Digital and video cameras
  • Telephones and mobile phones
  • Other products
  • Industry Activities
  • Online mobile phones and telephones
  • Online home entertainment products
  • Online computers and computer peripherals
  • Online photographic equipment
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Consumer sentiment index
  • Internet connections
  • Real household discretionary income
  • Trade-weighted index
  • Mobile telecommunications density

  • Current Performance
  • Online shopping growth
  • Technological developments
  • Price competition
  • Industry structure and concentration
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Technological change
  • Intensifying competition
  • Industry structure
  • Table: Online Consumer Electronics Sales Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Online Consumer Electronics Sales Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Consumers

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Audio Visual Electronic Equipment Manufacturing
  • Communication Equipment Manufacturing
  • Computer and Electronic Office Equipment Manufacturing
  • Telecommunications and Other Electrical Goods Wholesaling

  • Products & Services
  • Home entertainment products
  • Computer and computer peripherals
  • Telephones and mobile phones
  • Digital and video cameras
  • Other products
  • Chart: Online Consumer Electronics Sales Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Consumers aged 25 to 39
  • Consumers aged 40 to 59
  • Consumers aged 24 and under
  • Consumers aged 60 and older
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Online Consumer Electronics Sales Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Purchases
  • Wages
  • Rent
  • Other
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Online Consumer Electronics Sales

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Online Consumer Electronics Sales Industry

  • Industry Globalization Limited, Apple Pty Limited,
  • Table: Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Apple Pty Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Online Consumer Electronics Sales 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 Online Consumer Electronics Sales Industry
  • 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
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