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Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling in the US - Industry Market Research Report


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Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling in the US

Although growing demand for industry products has benefited the Computer and Packaged Software Wholesaling industry, the rise of the direct sales model has dampened growth prospects for operators. Even though the economy has stabilized and strengthened and corporate profit has grown over the five years to 2016, industry revenue is estimated to decline, as growing downstream demand has not been enough to offset lower per-unit prices and the shifting electronics supply chain landscape. Despite these negative trends, IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue will grow over the five years to 2021.This growth will follow a rise in unit sales of computers and computer-related products, as per capita disposable income and corporate profit rise, enabling consumers to focus on modernizing their technological infrastructures.



This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in wholesaling computers, computer peripheral equipment, loaded computer boards and computer software. Manufacturers’ sales branches and offices with wholesale functions are included within this industry.

This report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecasts, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.


  • About this Industry
  • Industry at a Glance
    • Table Key Statistics Snapshot
    • Table Revenue vs. employment growth
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Industry Structure
  • Industry Performance
    • Table Private investment in computers and software
    • Table Industry revenue
    • Table Life Cycle Stage
  • Products & Markets
    • Table KEY BUYING INDUSTRIES
    • Table KEY SELLING INDUSTRIES
    • Table Products and services segmentation (2016)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2016)
    • Table Business Locations 2016
    • Table Distribution of establishments vs. population
  • Competitive Landscape
    • Table Sector vs. Industry Costs
    • Table Barriers to Entry checklist
  • Major Companies
    • Table Major players
    • Table Ingram Micro Inc. (industry-relevant operations) - Financial performance
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success
    • Table Volatility vs Growth
  • Key Statistics
    • Table Industry Data
    • Table Annual Change
    • Table Key Ratios
    • Table Industry Financial Ratios
  • Jargon & Glossary

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