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Three Billion Pages Printed Every Day in Developing Markets, Reports IDC

While office-printing in the United States and Western Europe continue to slow, pages printed in developing markets has increased 14 percent year-over-year, with most  of those pages printed by monochrome laser devices, according to market-research firm International Data Corporation (IDC). According to IDC’s IDC Worldwide Page Volume and Vendor Share Program report, worldwide page volume […]

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Worldwide Printer, MFP Shipments Up 1.6 Percent in Third Quarter, Reports IDC

Market-research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) reports that the worldwide hardcopy peripherals market grew 1.6 percent in the third-quarter 2011 versus third-quarter 2010. According to IDC, over 31.3 million units were shipped in third-quarter 2011, versus 29 million units shipped in second-quarter 2011. MFPs continued to dominate the market, accounting for 66 percent of units […]

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InfoTrends Study Indicates Tablet Users Capturing, Printing More Photos

A new study by market research firm InfoTrends indicates that tablet owners take more digital photos and print photos more than the general population, something printer vendors should be aware of, considering that the firm expects worldwide tablet shipment to grow at a compound annual rate of 60 percent, increasing from 17 million units in […]

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Worldwide Printer, MFP Market Slows in Second Quarter, Reports IDC, but Growth in Emerging Markets Remains Strong

According to market-research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), emerging markets were a key bright spot in the worldwide market for printers, MFPs, and digital copiers in second-quarter 2011, with unit shipments up 6 percent year-over-year for the seventh consecutive quarter of growth. However, developed markets, including North America and Western Europe, recorded the first quarter […]

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MFP Print Volume Continues to Outpace Printer-Only Volume, Reports IDC

Noting that the death of the printed page has been “greatly exaggerated,” and that although print volume will remain relatively flat from 2010 to 2015, market-research firm International Data Corporation is projecting that combined U.S. printer and MFP page volume will reach 1.2 trillion pages by 2015. According to IDC, MFPs will continue to lead in […]

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Lyra Sees Solid Growth for Color Laser Printers, but Market Faces Challenges from Business Ink-Jet, Cost per Page Issues

Lyra Research has released its Worldwide Forecast for Single-Function Color Laser Printers, 2008–2015 report, which details color laser-printer worldwide shipments  and revenues, average sales prices, and more. Among the report’s findings: the single-function color laser-printer market bounced back in 2010 after experiencing a significant decline in 2009, the latter due to the recession and other […]

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Developing Markets Continue to Lead Hardcopy Market, Reports IDC

Underscoring the continuing weak economic conditions in the United States and Europe, market-research firm International Data Corporation  (IDC) reports that emerging markets continued to outperform in the hardcopy peripherals space, growing at an average of 13 percent year-over-year in 2011’s first quarter, compared to worldwide shipment growth of 7.2 percent in 2011’s first quarter. According […]

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Worldwide Printer And MFP Shipments Return To Pre-2008 Crisis Levels

The worldwide printer and MFP market has returned to pre-economic crisis 2008 shipment levels, with vendors shipping nearly 31 million units in the third quarter of 2010, reports market-research firm International Data Corporation (IDC).  Third-quarter 2010 also marks the second consecutive quarter of double-digit year-over-year growth in both units shipped and shipment value.  Total shipments […]

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