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IEnvironmental Factors ISocial Factors Three of the most influential factors in home PC ownership were education income and children in the household Consumers are becoming more computer and component literate Companies are investing large amounts of money into network developments The low unemployment rate allows more people the opportunity to purchase novelty items IIEconomical Factors Top five computer companies in 1999 ranking according to market share Compaq 191 Dell 103 Packard Bell NEC 82 IBM 80 Hewlett-Packard 71 Compaq 1Compaq sells almost exclusively through retailers 2Their greatest market strength is among Fortune 1000 companies 3They acquired Digital Equipment Company DEC in order to become a global supplier of computer hardware and network services 4Compaq offers a wide range of servers 5The DEC acquisition gives Compaq an advantage in the computer-networking segment which will look very appealing to large corporations IBM 1IBM is the market leader in both entry and midrange servers Hewlett-Packard 1H-P is the global leader in printers 2Their strong global reputation has helped them grow within the PC market almost as fast as Dell 3H-P has teamed-up with Intel and are expected to use cutting edge technology that will boost the H-P name 4They are the market leader in revenue units and growth in the NT-based workstation market 5H-P markets over 25000 products Large drops in the prices of computer components allowed PC makers to lower their prices These lower prices lowered the profit margin on PCs The sales of servers are the fastest growing segment in the PC industry Dells competition is shifting their strategy to a build-to-order manufacturing style in order to lower inventory costs and to speed up the delivery of new models to the market There are intensive costs required to remain competitive in
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