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

Computer & Packaged Software Wholesaling in the US

While demand for the Computer and Packaged Software Wholesaling industry has grown considerably over the five years to 2018, computer wholesalers have endured increasing price competition and a shift by manufacturers toward direct sales models. Although private investment in computers and software has increased, the price of computers and peripheral equipment has decreased substantially during the same period. Wholesalers have had to pass these lower costs onto their own customers, which has eroded industry revenue. Over the five years to 2018, industry revenue is expected to increase. Consumers and businesses alike have increasingly forgone traditional desktops in favor of laptops and tablets. The Computer and Packaged Software Wholesaling industry is expected to continue its gradual decline over the five years to 2023.

The Computer and Packaged Software Wholesaling 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 (2018)
    • 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 (2018)
    • Table Major market segmentation (2018)
    • Table Business Locations 2018
    • 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. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
  • Operating Conditions
    • Table Capital intensity
    • Table Tools for 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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