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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 | Mar 2014

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

IBISWorld’s Computer & Gaming Product Retailers market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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 09-14
-2.0%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
18,658
Businesses
1,523
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 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 2% over the decade through 2018-19. Real GDP is forecast to grow at a compound annual rate of 1.5% over the same period, such that the industry will constitute a much smaller part of the UK economy in 2018-19 than it did in 2008-09. IVA growth was predominantly dragged down over the five years through 2013-14, falling at an estimated compound annual rate of 4.1% as profit margins collapsed along with sales revenue... 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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