Global IT Peripherals Category - Procurement Market Intelligence Report

Cost-benefit analysis of the major category enablers and selective insights into the supply market trends are offered in this IT peripherals procurement research report.

  • Published: Dec 2018
  • Pages: 103
  • SKU: IRCMSTR10518-1
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Key findings: IT peripherals


The growing penchant towards e-games is resulting in the exponential demand for products such as input devices, including mice, scanner, keyboards, projectors, and other devices that constitute the global market of IT peripherals. However, in this market intelligence report, the experts have concluded that several factors are posing a challenge for this markets growth in the coming years. Some of these factors include the extension of product life of IT peripherals that will reduce replacement rates, a reduction in the overall IT expenditure, stiff competition from the mobile computing devices industry, and many more. The IT peripherals procurement research report also offers detailed insights into the supply market trends and identifies the key category growth drivers to help the buyers reduce spend.

Insights delivered


The aim of this market intelligence report is to help buyers create a tangible procurement strategy that befits the changing trends of this market. By assessing the potential risks affecting the market, our procurement experts have recommended a set of procurement practices that are meant to foster harmony and stability while practicing business in this market. In this procurement research report, the category spend is analyzed from the perspective of the buyers and the suppliers.

Key insights offered in this IT peripherals procurement research report will help the buyers:

  • Understand the markets spend potential
  • Compare pricing models
  • Understand the supply chain margins
  • Analyze the global and regional spend opportunity

Analyze the global category spend for IT peripherals 


This IT peripherals procurement research report has segmented the market in terms of regions to highlight geographies that are exhibiting the highest opportunities for growth. This helps create a distinct map that can help identify the most lucrative route of doing business in the market. According to this market intelligence report, which is a part of the information technology portfolio, the growing number of online gamers in North America is contributing to the global category spend rate. A recently conducted survey suggests that North America is currently accounting for the largest share in the global IT peripherals category.

Additional insights offered in this procurement market intelligence report includes an analysis of:

  • Global spend on IT peripherals for the period of 2017-2022
  • Risk management strategies
  • Regional and global spend segmentation
  • Buyer and the supplier ecosystem


Optimize category spend for IT peripherals


Following the lines of organizations like as Intel, Google, Cognizant, and Facebook, the buyers are advised to adopt a single sourcing model instead of sourcing from different suppliers to strengthen their partnerships with suppliers. This has been observed to reduce the supplier management complexities to a significant extent.

This market intelligence report also offers a coverage of:

  • Strategic sustainability practices
  • Supplier and the buyer KPIs
  • Major category enablers


Analyze the regional spend potential


North America claims the largest market share owing to the emergence of a large number of online gamers and the popularity of e-sports in this region. In APAC, the rise in disposable income of end-consumers is estimated to propel the category growth. Furthermore, the availability of raw materials and low-cost labor is also attracting category suppliers to establish their manufacturing units in this region.

This market intelligence report offers an overall spend analysis and segments the total spend according to various geographies, which include:

  • APAC
  • MEA
  • Europe
  • North America
  • South America

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Analyze the IT peripherals supply landscape


Success in this market is driven by the technological advancements made in this field. Therefore, it is imperative that the buyers opt for suppliers who focus on developing their research and development capabilities. This will help the buyers implement relevant technologies or upgrades in their products and, therefore, gain an edge above the competition.

This IT peripherals procurement research report also identifies the major costs incurred by the suppliers and offers a coverage of:

  • Suppliers positioning strategy
  • Supplier evaluation criteria
  • Supplier ecosystem outlook


Build effective category management strategies for IT peripherals 


According to this market intelligence report, the category managers are reducing their TCO by adopting cost-optimization levers such as the adoption of technology, leveraging supplier competition, adoption of negotiation strategies, optimization of procurement practices, and through bundling of services. This will help managers to realize direct cost savings and enhance category management.

Key insights offered in this IT peripherals procurement research report will help the buyers identify:

  • Global and regional category risks
  • Category growth drivers
  • Supplier selection criteria


Identify major category enablers


Buyers belonging to end-user industries are adopting centralized models to consolidate their spend and achieve high volume-based discounts thus, leading to minimization of buyers' overall production cost. For instance, buyers are procuring IT peripheral products such as mouse, keyboard, and projectors from suppliers in bulk quantities after considering the requirements across their multiple operational units.

This market intelligence report also offers a comprehensive overview of the procurement organization models and provides an overview of:

  • Centralized models
  • Center-led/ Partially center-led models
  • Decentralized models
  • Coordinated models

This market intelligence report also identifies the top five suppliers and highlights best practices for supply chain management, spend analysis insights, and the procurement best practices to help the buyers identify cost-saving opportunities.

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PART 01: Executive Summary

PART 02: Market Insights

  • Global category spend
  • Category spend growth
  • Spend segmentation by region
  • Regional spend dynamics
  • Regional influence on global spend
  • Regional spend opportunity for suppliers

PART 03: Category Pricing Insights

  • Pricing outlook
  • Supplier cost structure
  • Outlook for input costs
  • Total cost of ownership analysis
  • Overview of pricing models
  • Comparison of pricing models
  • Supply chain margins
  • Cost drivers impacting pricing
  • Volume drivers impacting pricing

PART 04: Cost-Saving Opportunities

  • Supplier-side levers
  • Buyer-side levers
  • Quantifying cost-saving opportunities
  • Quantifying cost savings by negotiation strategies

PART 05: Best Practices

  • Innovation and success stories
  • Procurement excellence best practices
  • Procurement best practices
  • Sustainability practices

PART 06: Category Ecosystem

  • Market favorability index for suppliers
  • Competitiveness index for suppliers
  • Buyer power
  • Supplier power
  • Threat of new entrants
  • Threat of substitutes
  • Buyer ecosystem
  • Supplier ecosystem

PART 07: Category Management Strategy

  • Category management objectives
  • Supplier and buyer KPIs
  • Outsourcing category management activities
  • Risk management

PART 08: Category Management Enablers

  • Procurement organization
  • Category enablers

PART 09: Suppliers Selection

  • RFx essentials
  • Supplier selection criteria
  • Service level agreement
  • Incumbent supplier evaluation metrics

PART 10: Suppliers Under Coverage

  • Overview
  • Supplier positioning
  • Profile: Apple
  • Profile: SAMSUNG
  • Profile: HP
  • Profile: Logitech
  • Profile: Dell
  • Profile: Lenovo

PART 11: US Market Insights

  • Category spend in the US
  • Price outlook
  • Supplier cost structure in the US
  • Margins of suppliers in the US
  • Category cost drivers
  • Category volume drivers
  • Overview of best practices in the US
  • Procurement best practices in the US
  • US supply market overview
  • Supplier positioning for the US
  • Regional category risks

PART 12: Category Definition

  • Category hierarchy
  • Category scope
  • Category map

PART 13: Appendix

  • List of abbreviations
  • Key notes
  • Global category spend (2018-2023)
  • Category spend growth (2018-2023)
  • Regional spend dynamics
  • Regional spend dynamics
  • Comparison of category maturity across regions
  • Regional spend opportunity for suppliers (2018-2023)
  • Category pricing dynamics
  • Supplier cost breakup
  • Input cost dynamics
  • Total cost of ownership model
  • Benefit comparison of pricing models
  • Pricing models – comparison matrix
  • Supplier margin analysis
  • Margin analysis across supply chain
  • Cost drivers
  • Volume drivers
  • Cost-saving opportunities: Supply-side levers
  • Cost-saving opportunities: Demand-side levers
  • Cost-saving opportunity matrix
  • Negotiation grid
  • Innovation and success stories
  • Procurement excellence summary: Impact on the category
  • Supplier relationship management metrics
  • Strategic sourcing and category management metrics
  • Technology-facilitated procurement metrics
  • Procurement best practices dashboard
  • Sustainability practices: Impact on the category
  • Sustainability best practices
  • Market environment score
  • Market competitiveness score
  • Buyer power score
  • Supplier power score
  • Ease of market entry score
  • Ease of substitution score
  • Buyer ecosystem: Outlook
  • Supplier ecosystem: Outlook
  • Ecosystem disruption threats
  • Key category management objectives
  • Supplier KPI dashboard: Importance for the category
  • Buyer KPI dashboard: Importance for the category
  • Category management enablers
  • Risk management matrix
  • Category enablers: Procurement model
  • Category enablers: Technology
  • RFx questions
  • Phase I RFI considerations
  • SLA terms
  • Supplier performance benchmarking criteria
  • Supplier operational capability matrix
  • Supplier positioning matrix
  • Apple – Key information dashboard
  • SAMSUNG – Key information dashboard
  • HP – Key information dashboard
  • Logitech – Key information dashboard
  • Dell – Key information dashboard
  • Lenovo – Key information dashboard
  • US category spend (2018-2023)
  • Category pricing dynamics
  • Supplier cost breakup
  • Supplier margin analysis
  • Margin analysis across supply chain
  • Cost drivers
  • Volume drivers
  • Procurement excellence summary: Impact on the category
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Strategic sourcing and category management
  • Technology-facilitated procurement
  • Procurement best practices dashboard
  • Supplier operational capability matrix
  • Supplier positioning matrix
  • Risk management matrix
  • Category definition
  • Category nuances
  • Importance of category relative to other categories

Research Framework

SpendEdge presents a detailed picture of the market by way of study, synthesis, and summation of data from multiple sources. The analysts have presented the various facets of the market with a particular focus on identifying the key category influencers. The data thus presented is comprehensive, reliable, and the result of extensive research, both primary and secondary.


Primary research

  • Procurement heads
  • Category managers
  • Sourcing consortium professionals
  • Industry experts and thought leaders
  • Procurement managers
  • Category heads of suppliers
  • Client account heads/managers
  • Client and industry consultants

Secondary research

  • Industry journals and reports
  • Periodicals and new articles
  • Category webinars
  • Internal categiry playbooks
  • Industry and government websites on regulations and compliance
  • Internal databases
  • Industry blogs/thought leader briefings


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