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    What are the biggest B2B-resellers for laptops in Italy?

    • Most relevant players with B2B focus in Italy are IT system houses / infrastructure providers
    • AskStatista identified the 15 most relevant companies and profiled these companies on a high level
    • The TOP 3 B2B players are ESPRIVILLAGE-Esprinet S.p.A, COMPUTER GROSS ITALIA S.P.A. and BREVI Distribuzione Informatica S.p.A.
    • Background information: The size of the B2B laptop market in Italy is about US$ 3,000 million (revenue) and about 6.18 million pieces in 2019
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    Can you provide a market report of the worldwide Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) market, including most important segments?

    • Global market size of outsourced services amounts to US$ 92.5 billion in 2019; the annual growth rate (CAGR 2000-2019) is about 3.8%
    • The most important region by revenue is America (US$ 62 billion)
    • The biggest BPO segment is human resource outsourcing services (US$ 3,981) followed by finance & accounting services (US$ 1,517)
    • Outsourcing spends per sector increased in 2019 especially in pharmaceuticals, leisure, transport & logistics while outsourcing spends in other sectors maintain or increased only slightly

    What is the expected industry growth rate of packaging machinery and plastic processing machinery in Asia until 2023?

    • The market volume of packaging machinery in Asia is about US$ 15.7 billion in 2018
    • Based on market modelling the market of packaging machinery in Asia is expected to grow 7.8% p.a. on average
    • The market volume of plastic processing machinery in Asia is about US$ 19.7 billion in 2018
    • Based on an analysis of secondary data and a high-level market modelling market modelling the market of plastic processing machinery in Asia is expected to grow 6.7% p.a. on average

    What characterizes the grey hair trend on social media?

    • There is a growing number of hashtags that refer to grey hair, acceptance of turning grey or transition phases
    • Main hashtags on Instagram by number of posts are #greyhair (2,048,403), #silverhair (1,913,967) and #grayhair (702,211)
    • Posts indicate that most women find it hard to accept the first grey hairs and dye their hair
    • With increasing age, women are very proud of their grey hair and see the grey hair as an attitude towards life and even a social statement

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    "What are the biggest B2B-resellers for laptops in Italy?"


    Key Insights

    • Most relevant players with B2B focus in Italy are IT system houses / infrastructure providers
    • AskStatista identified the 15 most relevant companies and profiled these companies on a high level
    • The TOP 3 B2B players are ESPRIVILLAGE-Esprinet S.p.A, COMPUTER GROSS ITALIA S.P.A. and BREVI Distribuzione Informatica S.p.A.
    • Background information: The size of the B2B laptop market in Italy is about US$ 3,000 million (revenue) and about 6.18 million pieces in 2019

    Results

    As discussed on the phone, we have focused our research on IT system houses / infrastructure providers and resellers with B2B hardware focus. Companies with B2C focus as well as wholesalers, distributors and companies with strong focus on office supplies have been excluded in the research.

    A key source to develop the long list of companies have been information of most relevant hardware manufactures on regional partner network. In addition, other sources such as IT associations, trade fairs, company databases, media publications and key word search have been used to identify players. Identified companies have been checked and a in scope / out of scope decision has been taken.

    In total 15 companies have been short-listed and profiled on a high-level. Please find selected key data below and additional information in the attached Excel file.

    Company nameBusiness Focus
    ESPRIVILLAGE-Esprinet S.p.A.IT Systemhouse / Infrastructure
    COMPUTER GROSS ITALIA S.P.A.IT Systemhouse / Infrastructure
    BREVI Distribuzione Informatica S.p.A.B2B Hardware Focus
    ECONOCOM International Italia S.P.A.IT Systemhouse / Infrastructure
    NEXT Hardware and Software S.P.A.B2B Hardware Focus
    MONCLICKB2B Hardware Focus
    COMETA S.P.A.B2B Hardware Focus
    Lutech Group S.p.a.IT Systemhouse / Infrastructure
    Maticmind S.P.A.IT Systemhouse / Infrastructure
    ITALWARE S.R.L.IT Systemhouse / Infrastructure
    ELMEC Informatica S.P.A.IT Systemhouse / Infrastructure
    R-Store S.P.A.IT Systemhouse / Infrastructure
    T.T. TECNOSISTEMI S.P.A.IT Systemhouse / Infrastructure
    CENTRO COMPUTER S.P.A.IT Systemhouse / Infrastructure
    WEBKORNER SRLIT Systemhouse / Infrastructure

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    Attached documents

    Please see an Excel file with an overview of relevant players attached. Please see a preview of the file below.

    ABCD
    1 Name URL Description Classification
    2 ESPRIVILLAGE-Esprinet S.p.A. https://www.esprinet.com Italian reseller of IT- and consumer electronics of the multinational distributor Esprinet Group IT Systemhouse & Infastructure
    3 COMPUTER GROSS ITALIA S.p.A. https://www.computergross.com Offering a large scope of IT-solutions with many company partnerships IT Systemhouse & Infastructure
    4 BREVI Distrubzione Informatica S.p.A. https://www.brevi.it Specialized on hardware products, 28 internal reselling points all over Italy B2B Hardware Focus
    5 MONCLICK https://www.monclick.it B2B and B2C reseller with broad products scope B2B Hardware Focus

    Context to the question

    Please find additional information in context of your question that might be helpful for you below.

    According to the Statista Consumer Market Outlook the revenue in the Laptops & Tablets segment in the B2C segment in Italy amounts to US$3,249m in 2019. The volume in the B2C segments amounts to 6.18 m pcs. In 2019. The B2C segments gives a proxy for the size of the B2B segment as according to other sources the split between B2B and B2C in laptops in roughly 50/50 (see Grandviewresearch data further below).

    According to the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Personal Computing Device Tracker, notebooks and mobile workstations accounted for 39.4% of the shipments in the personal computing device market.

    Product category2018 shipments2018 share of shipments
    Desktop + DT & Datacenter Workstation95.4m23.4%
    Notebook + Mobile Workstation160.9m39.4%
    Detachable Tablet23.9m5.9%
    Slate Tablet128.0m31.4%
    Grand Total408.3m100%

    According to Grandviewresearch the global laptop market can be split by end user into personal, business and gaming segments. The business segment accounted for about 44% of the global revenues in 2017.

    End user segmentRevenue share
    Personal≈37%
    Business≈44%
    Gaming≈19%
    Grand Total100%

    According to a survey conducted by Spiceworks, price, existing partnership and trust / reputation are the top drivers of IT hardware, software, and/or service purchases via channel partners / resellers in North America and Europe in 2018.

    Approach

    1. Definition of companies in scope and out of scope to identify most relevant B2B players
    2. Identification and analysis of sources incl. information of most relevant hardware manufactures on regional partner network, IT associations, trade fairs, company databases, media publications and key word search
    3. Developing long list of players
    4. Checking company profile and classifying companies (business focus → in scope / out of scope)
    5. Profiling short-listed companies
    6. Quality assurance by AskStatista senior analyst

    Assumptions and Definitions

    • We have focused our research on IT system houses / infrastructure providers and resellers with B2B hardware focus
    • Companies with B2C focus as well as wholesalers, distributors and companies with strong focus on office supplies have been excluded

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