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In the following blog post, market-research firm CONTEXT examines the rise of ink-tank inkjet printers and All-in-Ones in emerging economies:......
Despite the continued slowdown in overall demand, the inkjet-printer segment grew year-over-year by 2.8 percent as a result of channel stocking by most of the vendors.
Copier-industry recruitment firm Copier Careers today reported that it’s published its 2019 Service and Operations Manager Salary Survey. This year’s...
However, business inkjet shipments increased by 2.2 percent with particularly strong growth rates in some countries and in segments such as A3.
Among the findings of a new 2019 survey is that building a copier sales team has become more challenging because of a tight labor market and high turnover.
“The personnel shortage is an issue, and it will hurt your business unless you stay proactive.”
Despite a slowdown in demand, inkjet-printer shipments grew 5.6 percent year-over-year, led primarily by Epson.
The brightest spot for the quarter was the year-over-year expansion of color inkjet MFPs in the 11-20 ppm range, which grew 4.7 percent to more than 6.2 million units shipped.
It was another quarter of declining printer and copier/MFP sales in Western Europe, with market-research firm International Data Corporation (IDC)...
The majority of growth was experienced in the Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) and U.S. markets, rather than in Europe.
The printing consumables market in Central Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (CEMA) declined year-on-year in units by 3.2 percent...
HP saw a boom in copier sales last year in India – IDC noted that “On the copier side, HP grew significantly in 2018 with a shipment growth of 202 percent and a market share of 11.4 percent.”
According to IDC, the brightest spot for the quarter was HP’s positive year-over-year performance of 3.6 percent growth in unit shipments.
The main area of growth was the A3 inkjet market, which comprises desktop and standalone devices; both increased in fourth-quarter 2018. They also increased for 2018 as a whole.
Together, 3D printers and materials will account for more than two-thirds of the worldwide spending total throughout the forecast, reaching $5.3 billion and $4.2 billion respectively in 2019.