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IDC: Western Europe Printer, MFP Shipments Show Slight Decline, Business Inkjets Make Gains

February 17, 2015 — According to research by International Data Corporation (IDC), the Western European printer and MFP market showed a slight decrease in terms of unit shipments of 0.8 percent when compared to the same period a year ago, as consumer-inkjet shipments contracted. This resulted in a fourth-quarter 2014 (Q414) market figure of 6.84 […]

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Context: HP is Business-Inkjet Market Leader in Western Europe

February 3, 2015 – European IT market-research firm Context reports that, according to its research data, printer-hardware revenue increased by 1 percent across Western European in 2014 compared to 2013. Context says the increase was driven by laser MFPs and inkjet printers. Of note is that Context reports that revenue from inkjet MFPs was up by […]

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This Week in Imaging: Canon’s Maxify Strategy; New Sharp MFPs; HP Instant Ink via Staples; More

We like what Canon’s doing with its new Maxify line of inkjet printers for business. While we initially wondered why customers would choose Maxify over the more glitzy Canon Pixma inkjet products, Canon did a yeoman’s job of answering our questions during their recent Webinair. Although similarly priced, the main differentiators are high-yield ink cartridges […]

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Canon Shares More Details on its New MAXIFY Business-Inkjet Family

December 9, 2014 – Back in September 2014, Canon U.S.A. introduced an interesting new business-inkjet lineup, called MAXIFY. Last week, Canon U.S.A. held a Webinair in which Canon executives provided more details on the new line, and where Canon will likely be heading with business inkjet. According to Canon U.S.A.’s Michael Duffett, vice president and general […]

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This Week in Imaging: Epson, OKI Forge Ahead; HP Officejet X Gains Ground; Average Copier-Sales Comp; Badder BadUSB; More

This was a very busy week in the printer and MFP world, and we have lots of news, from everything from the average copier sales person’s annual compensation, to new business inkjet, to Kodak’s reorganization. Also be sure to check out the latest research from the folks at IDC, who’ve previewed a sampling of their […]

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New Epson A3 Business Inkjet MFP, Printer, Bring A3 Printing Closer to Workers in Small and Mid-Size Workgroups

December 2, 2014 – Epson America is expanding its portfolio of business-inkjet systems with two new A3  (print and scan on up to 11″x17″ paper) printing solutions that are powered by Epson’s new PrecisionCore color inkjet printing technology, the WorkForce Pro WF-8590 and WF-8090. Designed for small and mid-size companies and corporate workgroups, the new systems print at up […]

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New Next-Generation Canon ‘Maxify’ Wireless Color Inkjets with Business-Oriented Feature Set; New Canon Inkjet Mobile Printer

Canon U.S.A. is launching a new brand name for its new color inkjet All-in-Ones and printers with wireless connectivity, “Maxify.” There are five new Maxify models, all designed for small- and home-office (SOHO) users, and with a more business-oriented feature set than Canon’s Pixma brand: the Maxify MB5320 Wireless Inkjet Small Office All-In-One (AIO), the […]

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Why a U.K. Burger King Franchise Chose Epson Business Inkjet Printers and All-in-Ones Over Laser

For Andrew Musetti, head of IT and business analysis for a U.K. Burger King franchise called Karali, the problem came to down to both cost and manageability: find low-cost MFPs or All-in-Ones to place in Karali’s 61 restaurants in the United Kingdom. While in the past, laser MFPs would have been the MFP of the choice […]

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Brother Expands Business-Inkjet Lineup with 100-ppm Monochrome Inkjet Printer, HL-S7000DN

Brother International has expanded its business-class inkjet printer family with the HL-S7000DN, which is rated at up to 100 ppm, but as of now, is currently only available in Europe. Although it’s a monochrome printer (black-and-white printing only), this desktop printer appears to be one of the most formidable business-oriented inkjets to date, with its […]

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Epson Makes the Case for Business Inkjet – Will Double Inkjet Production Capacity

In the following interesting dispatch from afaqs.com, Epson executives lay out the case for business inkjet printers and All-in-Ones versus their laser counterparts: In a select press meet organized today by Epson, the world leader in Imaging technology spoke about how its proprietary Micro Piezo technology, used in its printers, is evolving and adapting to […]

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Sluggish Printer, MFP Market in Western Europe, But Business Ink-Jet Gains Steam

Market-research firm International Data Corporation has reported that shipments of printers and MFPs tumbled 12.1 percent in the first quarter in Western Europe, with particularly sharp declines in the consumer market. First-quarter shipments declined to 5.8 million units, compared to 6.6 million units a year ago. Revenue also declined 5.3 percent to $2.9 billion, down from […]

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