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Copier & Office Equipment Wholesaling in the US - Industry Market Research Report

Copier & Office Equipment Wholesaling in the US

Over the five years to 2018, the Copier and Office Equipment Wholesaling industry has experienced stagnant product demand despite improving economic conditions. At the outset of the period, the industry experienced slow growth amid moderate increases in the number of businesses and aggregate private investment. This growth drove companies to expand and increase hiring, which further fueled industry growth. Improving economic conditions, such as increasing consumer spending and corporate profit, traditionally support purchases of office equipment. However, the percentage of services conducted online has grown at a significantly faster rate during the five-year period, and potential business has largely been diverted to online operators rather than industry wholesalers. These trends are anticipated to continue over the five years to 2023.

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.


  • 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 Percentage of services conducted online
    • 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 (Market share)
    • Table Office Depot Inc. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Canon Inc. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Pitney Bowes Inc. (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table Xerox Corporation (US industry-specific segment) - financial performance*
    • Table HP Inc. (US industry-specific segment) - 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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