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Computer & Gaming Product Retailers in the UK: Market Research Report

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Computer & Gaming Product Retailers Market Research Report | SIC G47.410 | Jan 2015

Software error: Downloadable games and online retailers create difficulties for the industry

IBISWorld’s Computer & Gaming Product Retailers market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
Apple, Inc. Apple, Inc. market share
Dixons Retail plc Dixons Retail plc market share
GAME Group plc GAME Group plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
£3bn
Annual Growth 10-15
-1.8%
Annual Growth 15-20
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Profit
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Employment
18,779
Businesses
1,490
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 computers in 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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The UK Computer and Gaming Product Retailers industry is in decline. Industry value added (IVA), a measure of the industry's contribution to the overall economy, is expected to decline at a compound annual rate of 1.1% over the decade through 2019-20. UK GDP is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.2% over the same period, so the industry is estimated to be a much smaller part of the UK economy in 2019-20 than it was in 2009-10.

Profit margins collapsed along with sales revenue during the recession. The industry was negatively affected by competition from outside the industry, particularly from online sales specialists. Another indicator of the decline of the industry is the rapid expected fall in industry establishments... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Computer & Gaming Product Retailers Industry?

Companies in this industry retail a broad range of computer and gaming products, including desktop, laptop and tablet computers. Industry retailers also sell computer software, gaming consoles and software. Operators in the industry sell products through physical stores and may also have associated online portals. Businesses that only use the online channel are not included in the industry (see IBISWorld report G47.910).

Industry Products
Desktop computersLaptop computersTablet computersComputer softwareComputer peripheralsGaming consolesGaming softwareGaming accessories
 
Industry Activities
Retailing desktop computers and related equipmentRetailing laptop computersRetailing computer softwareRetailing tablet computersRetailing gaming consoles and software


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