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Computer & Peripheral Equipment Wholesaling in the UK: Market Research Report

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Computer & Peripheral Equipment Wholesaling Market Research Report | SIC G46.510 | Mar 2017

Troubleshooting issues: Wholesale bypass has constrained revenue growth in recent years

IBISWorld’s Computer & Peripheral Equipment Wholesaling market research report provides the latest industry statistics and industry trends, allowing you to identify the products and customers driving revenue growth and profitability. The industry report identifies the leading companies and offers strategic industry analysis of the key factors influencing the market.

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Market Share of Companies
Hewlett-Packard Limited Hewlett-Packard Limited market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Enterprises in the Computer and Peripheral Equipment Wholesaling industry distribute items such as computer hardware, software and storage devices. The products are acquired from manufacturers and then sold to corporations, the government, retailers and resellers. The industry is vulnerable to volatility in terms of downstream demand, which remained low in the aftermath of the recession. Although the industry has since shown some signs of recovery, it remains inhibited by certain factors.

At the start of the five-year period through 2016-17 the industry was affected by weak consumer and business confidence, which led to a reduction in demand for computer and peripheral equipment, constricting wholesale revenue... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Key Buyers Chapter

The Computer and Peripheral Equipment Wholesaling industry has a low level of market share concentration. The level of concentration measures the extent to which the top players dominate an industry. Traditionally, the industry is characterised by smaller companies that cater to local regions. According to the Office for National Statistics, approximately 76.9% of enterprises have fewer than 10 employees. The four largest players in the industry, which are HP Inc, Tech Data, Ingram Micro and IBM, are estimated to control 16.1% of the market in 2016-17.

Market share concentration has been increasing over the past five years, with the number of enterprises declining as operators struggled to maintain margins due to falling sales. Lar.. purchase to read more


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What is the Computer & Peripheral Equipment Wholesaling Industry?

Operators in this industry wholesale and distribute computers and peripheral equipment. Products include computer hardware, software, printers and scanners, servers, storage and other computer peripheral equipment. The industry does not include the wholesale of office equipment.

Industry Products
Laptop computersDesktop computersMainframe computersServers and storagePrinters and scannersSoftwareTablet computers
Industry Activities
computersperipheral equipmentsoftware and storage products

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