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