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

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Computer & Gaming Product Retailers Market Research Report | SIC G47.410 | Mar 2014

Revenue glitch: The industry struggles as consumers turn to online-only retailers

IBISWorld’s Computer & Gaming Product Retailers market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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
Annual Growth 09-14
Annual Growth 14-19
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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 consumers use and integrate computers into their everyday work and lifestyle. It is now tablets, rather than desktop PCs, that are the fastest-growing product segment.

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... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

A key success factor in all retail operations is location. Successful stores are generally a prominent location with a high volume of traffic flow. Therefore, the geographical spread of computer and gaming stores is highly correlated to the population of individual regions. There are, however, slight distortions as a result of regional business activity. The regional spread of disposable income also influences the location of industry establishments.

London, the South East and the North West

The three regions of the United Kingdom with the highest proportion of industry establishments have the highest concentration levels of the population and the highest average disposable income levels... 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 desktops, laptops and tablet computers. Industry retailers also sell computer software, along with gaming consoles and software. Operators in the industry sell products through physical stores and may also have associated online stores. Businesses that use only the online channel are not included in the industry (see IBISWorld report G47.910).

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

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