Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The UK computer and gaming market has changed considerably over the past decade. Constant advances in technology and declines in prices have made computers more affordable. Such technology has also given consumers access to the latest programs and applications via a range of new devices that have changed the way they use and integrate computers into their everyday lives.
Computer and gaming product retailers sell a broad range of products, including desktops, laptops, tablet computers and computer software. Retailers may also sell gaming consoles, video games and accessories. Businesses in the industry sell products through physical stores and may also have associated online stores... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter
The industry is characterised by a few dominant high-street retail operations and a high number of small, niche operators. The industry's four largest firms are expected to control 74.4% of the market in 2014-15, giving the industry a high concentration level. The explosion of e-commerce as a result of increased broadband penetration in the United Kingdom has resulted in many smaller operators moving to solely online retail operations, meaning they are no longer included in the industry.
Game and Dixons (predominantly through PC World) have dominated the UK Computer and Gaming Product Retailers industry since Game's acquisition of Gamestation in 2007 removed the only other significant video game retailer... purchase to read more