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 for many consumers. These trends have also given consumers access to the latest programs and applications via a range of new devices that have changed the way people 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 operations... 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.
London accounts for approximately 16.6% of industry establishments and 13.2% of UK population. London has a higher gross household disposable income than any other region; however, the population density of the region is very high. Therefore, each establishment can service a larger number of customers.
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