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Bulletin – UK print market declines as sales in Europe rise

The UK printer and multifunctional market declined sharply is the first three months of the year, in contrast to Western Europe as a whole, which experienced strong growth both in units shipped and market value.

 The UK printer and multifunctional market declined sharply is the first three months of the year

The UK printer and multifunctional market declined sharply is the first three months of the year

According to International Data Corporation (IDC), the UK market experienced a year-on-year decline of 6.4% in Q1 2015, with decreases in both the inkjet and laser markets for the second consecutive quarter. One bright spot was business inkjet sales, which grew by 18.8%.

Overall, in Q1 2015 the Western European printer and MFP market grew 2.6% in unit terms and 8.4% in value, with double-digit increases in Finland, Spain and Greece.

Highlights include a 6.3% rise in shipments of laser MFPs and a 21.6% increase in business inkjets, with A3 models up 83.6%.

www.idc.com

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