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Forecast Analysis: Printers, Copiers and MFPs, Worldwide, 2011-2017, 2Q13 Update

Published: 15 July 2013

ID: G00252614

Analyst(s): Tomoko Mitani, Elizabeth Kim , Lai-ling Lam , Zalak Shah


The market for printers, copiers and multifunction products is not expected to rebound anytime soon. Shipments are forecast to decline 1.7% in 2013, while end-user spending will fall 2.2%.

Table Of Contents


  • Key Changes in the 2Q13 Forecast
  • Regional Key Changes
    • North America
    • EMEA
    • Latin America
    • Asia/Pacific
    • Japan


  • Business IT Strategies
  • Replacement Trends
  • Consumer Behavior — Spending Patterns and Technology Preferences

Market Model

  • Units
  • End-User Spending
  • Revenue
  • Influencing Factors
    • Hardware Pricing Trends
    • Macroeconomy
    • Government Policies
    • Consumer Preferences
    • Disposable Income
    • Consumer Confidence
    • Corporate Revenue
    • Digital Alternatives to Print
    • Business IT Strategies
    • Replacement Cycles
    • Vendor Business Models and Technology Road Maps
    • Printing Costs
    • Technology/Function
  • Connections
    • Consumer Behavior > Consumer Unit Demand
    • Business IT Strategies/Replacement Cycles > Business Unit Demand
    • Vendor Business Models and Technology Road Map > Hardware Pricing Trends
    • Digital Alternatives > Replacement Cycles

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