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 Locations Chapter
A key success factor in all retail operations is location. Successful stores are generally in 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.
The South East
According to ONS figures the South East of England accounts for approximately 16.5% of industry establishments. The same region accounts for 13.7% of the UK population... purchase to read more