User Survey Analysis: Secondary PC Market Offers Growing Opportunity


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Approximately 197 million PCs were retired in 2007, but although worldwide demand is still larger than supply, fewer than half found their way into reuse. In this report, we provide an analysis of some of the major issues surrounding the secondary PC market.

Table of Contents

  • Key Findings and Recommendations
  • Introduction and Survey Objectives
  • Methodology Statement
  • Data Insights
    • The Economies of Refurbishment
    • Secondary PC Flow
    • Market Drivers and Inhibitors
    • Demand and Supply Regions
    • Overall Market Size and Outlook
  • Methodology
  • Recommended Reading
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