Computer Sales Gain Share in 2014
The largest share of sales for the top distributors was derived from semiconductors at $11.2 billion or 42 percent of the Top 50 North American (NA) revenue. That's down from $12.3 billion or 47 percent share in 2013. This was followed by computer products at $7.0 billion or 26 percent of NA revenue, up from $6.0 billion or 23 percent of NA revenue in 2013. Top distributors earned $4.2 billion or 16 percent of total revenues from passives/electromechanical devices, which is down slightly from $4.7 billion or 18 percent share in 2013. Interconnects rose slightly to $2.3 billion or nearly nine percent of share from $2.2 billion or eight percent share in 2013. Sales from other components climbed to $2.2 billion or eight percent of NA revenue, up from four percent. These components include batteries, hand tools, chemicals, opto & electronic equipment, automation & control, test & measurement, and other hardware.
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