Over the past five years, the Copier and Office Equipment Wholesaling industry has been experiencing a decline in product demand despite improving economic conditions. Consequently, corporate profit is expected to improve during the period, stimulating purchases for office productivity. These conditions traditionally support purchases of office equipment; however, the growth of services performed online and the increasing use of digital software for office tasks has stifled industry growth. As software and productivity services continue to grow in efficiency, the cost-saving benefits are expected to grow. Businesses are also likely to continue making decisions to reduce waste, particularly with paper and printing.
Industry operators wholesale a range of office equipment, such as calculators, dictating machines mail machines and point-of-sale systems. The industry does not include wholesale office furniture, computers, computer software and peripheral equipment, stationery or other office supplies.
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.