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ProcurementIQ’s Laptop Computers procurement research is intended to help you save time and money in the initial research stages of the buying process. Our data and analysis explain the characteristics, pricing dynamics, supply chain risks and negotiation tactics of Laptop Computers to help your company negotiate strategically with suppliers. Our report insights also give your company the credibility to work with internal stakeholders and executives to better manage the sourcing process.
doneBenchmark Price
doneRFP/RFQ/Negotiation Questions
done3 Year Price Forecast
doneSupply Chain Analysis
doneSupplier Intelligence
doneSample Buyer Decision Scorecard

Laptop Computers - Recent Price Trend

The price of laptop computers has been falling at an estimated annualized rate of 3.9% in the three years to 2018. Market prices have been steadily falling for more than a decade, due in part to the reduction in computer hardware costs in accordance with an observation referred to as Moore’s Law. Because most laptops are priced according to the cost-plus model, drops in hardware components costs.

Laptop Computers - Total Cost of Ownership

The total cost of owning a laptop is low. One of the laptop’s main draws is that it contains the required computer peripherals, such as a keyboard, mouse and screen integrated into the computer. In addition, new laptops generally come with operating and productivity software already installed, as well as basic service and support packages. As a result, the only other main input needed for laptop.

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About this Report

This report is intended to assist buyers of laptop computers, also known as notebook computers or laptops. A laptop is a portable personal computer that includes a display, keyboard, touchpad and speakers in a single unit. Suppliers include multinational technology manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors. Top buyers include large corporations, schools and government agencies. This report excludes tablet computers, smartphones and other mobile devices.

Table of Contents

At a Glance

Executive Summary

Price Environment
 Price Fundamentals
  Benchmark Price
  Pricing Model
 Price Drivers
 Input Cost Drivers
 External Demand Drivers
 Recent Price Trend
 Price Forecast

Product Characteristics
 Product Life Cycle
 Total Cost of Ownership
 Product Specialization
 Related Goods
 Subsitute Goods
 Quality Control
Supply Chain & Vendors
 Supply Chain Dynamics
  Supply Chain Risk
  Geographic Locations
 Competitive Environment
  Market Share Concentration
  Vendor Company Types
 Market Profitability
 Switching Cost

Purchasing Process
 Buying Basics
 Buying Lead Time
  Selection Process
  Buying-Decision Scorecard
 Key RFP Elements

Negotiation Questions

Buyer Power Score Components

Jargon & Glossary

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