During the past five years, the Computer Rental industry declined considerably. Although the necessity of computers has grown for consumers and businesses, the price of computers and peripheral equipment has steadily declined, making it l less expensive for industry customers to purchase rather than rent computers. Moreover, the popularity of smartphones and tablet computers captured demand from traditional desktop and laptop users, hurting the industry. In the five years to 2019, the industry is expected to continue declining. the industry will continue to be undermined by the falling price of computers and peripheral equipment, and external competition from new products such as smartphones and tablets will continue to undercut demand for industry services. However, corporate profit is forecast to rise, benefiting the industry.
This industry includes companies that rent or lease desktop and laptop computers to consumers and businesses. Services can include short-term rentals, long-term rentals or rent-to-own programs. Lease-to-own programs are excluded from this industry.
The report covers the scope, size, disposition and growth of the industry including the key sensitivities and success factors. Also included are five year industry forecast, growth rates and an analysis of the industry key players and their market shares.