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Computer & Software Wholesalers Industry Analysis

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Industry Overview & Outlook . .
Market Size (industry trends) . .
Market Forecast (5-year projection)   .
Products/Services Breakdown   .
Revenue per State . .
Financial Metrics . .
Salary & Compensation Benchmarks . .
Key Companies   .
Industry News & Innovators   .
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2018 Market Analysis & Industry Outlook: Computer & Software Wholesalers

Overview of the U.S. Computer & Software Wholesalers Industry

This section provides answers to key questions about the industry:
  1. What is the total market size (industry revenue)?
  2. What is the industry outlook?
  3. Market Analysis: Is the market growing or declining, and how quickly?
  4. Are long-term forecasts positive or negative?
  5. What is the average company size in the industry?
  6. How many companies are in the industry?

Market Size & Industry Statistics

The total U.S. industry market size for Computer & Software Wholesalers: Industry statistics cover all companies in the United States, both public and private, ranging in size from small businesses to market leaders. In addition to revenue, the industry market analysis shows information on employees, companies, and average firm size.

Investors, banks, and business executives use growth rates and industry trends to understand the market outlook and opportunity.

market size 2018
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Statistics 2012        2013        2014        2015        2016        2017
Market Size
(Total Sales/Revenue)

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Total Firms
Total Employees
Average Revenue Per Firm
Average Employees Per Firm
Statistics Source: U.S. Census, AnythingResearch Market Analysis

Market Forecast[PREMIUM]

Market forecasts show the long term industry outlook and future growth trends. The following five-year demand forecast projects both short-term and long-term trends.

market forecast

Forecast / Industry Outlook 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Market Forecast ($ millions)
Projected Industry Growth Rate (%)
Source: AnythingResearch Economic Analysis

Product & Services Breakdown

Research products and services in the Computer & Software Wholesalers industry generating sales. Note that products are broken into categories with different levels of classification.

Product DescriptionNumber of Companies Sales ($ millions) Percent of Total Sales

Industry Total

Office And Business Furniture

Photographic Equipment And Supplies

Office Equipment, Excluding Computers

Copiers And Copier Parts And Equipment

All Other Office Equipment, Including Shredders

New Computer Equipment


Computer Storage Devices

Computer Printers

Other Computer Peripheral Equipment

Used Computer Equipment

Packaged Computer Software, Including Pc Game Software But Excluding Cartridges And DVD Games For Video-Game Consoles

Store Machines And Equipment

Electronic Parts And Equipment, Excluding Communications Equipment

Communications Equipment And Supplies

Toys And Hobby Goods And Supplies

Video Game Players And Consoles, Including Dedicated Game Terminals And Hand-Held Electronic Games

Printing And Writing Paper

Office Paper, Office Supplies, Greeting Cards, And Labels

Service Receipts And Labor Charges, Including Installed Parts

Labor Charges For Repair Work

Parts Installed In Repair Work

Other Service Receipts And Labor Charges

Receipts For Service Contracts

Receipts For Installing Equipment

Miscellaneous Commodities

Sales Of Integrated Systems

Rental And Operating Lease Receipts

Computer Rental And Leasing Receipts

Custom Computer Software

U.S. Geographic Distribution: Revenue Statistics by State

Market Size by State ($ millions) indicates how the industry's competition is distributed throughout the country. State-level information can identify areas with higher and lower industry market share than average.

U.S. map of Computer & Software Wholesalers by state

Income Statement (Average Financial Metrics)

Financial metrics provide a snapshot view of a benchmark "average" company. Key business metrics show revenue and operating costs. The data collected covers both public and private companies.

Industry AveragePercent of Sales
(Industry Benchmark)
Total Revenue

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Operating Revenue
Cost of Goods Sold
Gross Profit

Operating Expenses
Pension, profit sharing plans, stock, annuity
Rent paid on business property
Charitable Contributions
Domestic production activities deduction
Compensation of officers
Salaries and wages
Employee benefit programs
Taxes and Licenses
Bad Debts
Other Operating Expenses
Total Operating Expenses
Operating Income
Non-Operating Income
EBIT (Earnings Before Interest and Taxes)
Interest Expense
Earnings Before Taxes
Income Tax
Net Profit
Source: AnythingResearch Analysis of U.S. federal statistics

Financial Ratio Analysis

Financial ratio information can be used to benchmark how a Computer & Software Wholesalers company compares to its peers. Accounting statistics are calculated from the industry-average for income statements and balance sheets.

Profitability & Valuation RatiosIndustry Average
Company valuation can be measured based on the firm's own performance, as well as in comparison against its industry competitors. These metrics show how the average company in the Computer & Software Wholesalers industry is performing.
Profit Margin
Gross Profit Margin, Operating Profit Margin, and Net Profit Margin. Show company earnings relative to revenues.
Return on Equity (ROE)
Return on Equity (ROE) is net income as a percentage of shareholders' equity. Shareholders' Equity is defined as the company's total assets minus total liabilities. ROE shows how much profits a company generates with the money shareholders invested (or with retained earnings).
Return on Assets (ROA)
Return on Assets (ROA) is net income relative to total assets. The market research on Computer & Software Wholesalers measures how efficiently the company leverages its assets to generate profit. ROA is calculated as Net Income divided by Total Assets.

Liquidity RatiosIndustry Average
Bankers and suppliers use liquidity to determine creditworthiness and identify potential threats to a company's financial viability.
Current Ratio
Measures a firm's ability to pay its debts over the next 12 months.
Quick Ratio (Acid Test)
Calculates liquid assets relative to liabilities, excluding inventories.

Efficiency Ratios - Key Performance IndicatorsIndustry Average
Measure how quickly products and services sell, and effectively collections policies are implemented.
Receivables Turnover Ratio
If this number is low in your business when compared to the industry average in the research report, it may mean your payment terms are too lenient or that you are not doing a good enough job on collections.
Average Collection Period
Based on the Receivables Turnover, this estimates the collection period in days. Calculated as 365 divided by the Receivables Turnover
Inventory Turnover
A low turnover rate may point to overstocking, obsolescence, or deficiencies in the product line or marketing effort.
Fixed-Asset Turnover
Generally, higher is better, since it indicates the business has less money tied up in fixed assets for each dollar of sales revenue.

Compensation & Salary Surveys for Employees

Compensation statistics provides an accurate assessment of industry-specific jobs and national salary averages. This information can be used to identify which positions are most common, and high, low, and average annual wages.

TitlePercent of WorkforceBottom Quartile Average (Median) SalaryUpper Quartile
Management Occupations 8%

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Chief Executives0%
General and Operations Managers3%
Business and Financial Operations Occupations 8%
Business Operations Specialists 6%
Computer and Mathematical Occupations 14%
Computer Occupations 13%
Sales and Related Occupations 22%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 18%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing 18%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Technical and Scientific Products 9%
Sales Representatives, Wholesale and Manufacturing, Except Technical and Scientific Products 9%
Office and Administrative Support Occupations 26%
Information and Record Clerks 9%
Customer Service Representatives 7%
Customer Service Representatives 7%
Material Recording, Scheduling, Dispatching, and Distributing Workers 6%
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations 10%
Transportation and Material Moving Occupations 6%
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

Computer & Software Wholesalers Industry Market Share [PREMIUM]

Largest companies in the industry and related industries, with private company revenue estimates.

CompanyAddressRevenue Estimate

Innovation News

  • Spacebound trademarks "DEALCLOCK" - Computerized on-line ordering featuring general merchandise and general consumer goods; On-line retail store services featuring a wide variety of consumer goods of others; Promoting the goods and services of others through on-line ordering and cataloging of those goods and services - 01/08/2018
  • Southern Solutions Group trademarks "KSINUEVOS" - online retail store services featuring physical and virtual merchandise in the field of selling refurbished and used equipment; retail store services featuring physical and virtual merchandise in the field of selling refurbished and used equipment; wholesale and retail store services featuring physical and virtual merchandise in the field of selling refurbished and used equipment; on-line wholesale and retail store services featuring physical and virtual merchandise in the field of selling refurbished and used equipment; magazine advertising; digital advertising services; social media advertising services - 01/03/2018
  • Ereplacements trademarks "ECOTEK" - Filled ink cartridges; filled ink cartridges for printers; filled ink jet cartridges; and filled toner cartridges - 10/28/2017
  • Zyno Medical patents Automatic Drug Dispensing System With Medicine Verification - 09/07/2017
  • Ephesoft raises $19 million in funding. - 07/05/2017
  • Swish Data patents Systems And Methods For Cloud Safe Storage And Data Retrieval - 05/12/2016
  • Emdeon patents Methods And Systems For Managing Health Care Information And Delivery Of Health Care Services - 01/21/2016

  • Top Innovators

    CompanyInnovation Score
    Zyno Medical24

    Additional companies, details and innovation scoring in the full report.

    Latest Industry News

    • Dalkom Somalia Launches iDirect Network to Expand Satellite Connectivity in Somalia - software solutions in training and simulation; satellite-based IP communications technology; network solutions that integrate data, voice and video; rugged computers and computer peripheral equipment; specialized truck bodies and trailers; weapons and ... (01/03/2018)
    • Medical Equipment Repairer Salary - drugs merchant wholesalers and the federal government. The metropolitan areas that compensate these repairers the best include Vallejo, California; Boston; and Anchorage, Alaska. The highest paid in the medical equipment repairer profession work in the ... (12/14/2017)
    • These 10 jobs are SLO County’s fastest-growing professions - What they do: “Set up, operate or tend continuous flow or vat-type equipment ... and technical consulting services; computer systems design; advertising; software publishers; commercial goods merchant wholesalers; architectural engineering services ... (08/16/2017)
    • Pump Systems Matter (PSM) bestows Ray Hardee with 2016 PSM Leadership Award. - Before expanding his career in software, he served his country, graduating with honors from the United States Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY and spending several years as an officer in the U.S. Naval Nuclear Power program. After his service ... (03/30/2017)
    • IBM’s $5bn gamble: revolutionary computer turns 50 - Because the revolutionary machines would not work with old models, existing customers would be forced to upgrade all their equipment ... a central computer, by insurance companies to handle claims processing and retailers to order from wholesalers. (04/07/2014)
    • Public Sector Has Some of Oldest Workers Set to Retire - Industry observers warn that the public sector is ill-prepared for the departure of this large segment of the workforce. To comprehend the aging of the public sector, look no further than your mailbox. Postal service workers register a median age of 52 ... (08/26/2013)

    Government Contracts

    In 2016, the federal government spent a total of $503,832,354 on Computer & Software Wholesalers. It has awarded 6,683 contracts to 1,052 companies, with an average value of $478,928 per company.   

    Top government vendors:

    CompanyFederal ContractsTotal Award Amount

    Segments classified within this market research report

    This industry market research report includes companies whose primary business is any of the following:
    Peripheral equipment, computer, merchant wholesalers, Disk drives, Data processing machines, Computer boards, loaded, Game software merchant wholesalers, Printers, Software, packaged, Computers merchant wholesalers, Computer peripheral equipment merchant wholesalers, Loaded computer boards merchant wholesalers, Computer software, Mother boards merchant wholesalers, Computer printers merchant wholesalers, etc.

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