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Market Share Analysis: Printers, Copiers and MFPs, Worldwide, 2013

Published: 18 April 2014

ID: G00261204

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


The market for printers, copiers and multifunction products suffered a second consecutive year of decline in 2013. Unit shipments declined by 2.2% to a total of 106.3 million units, while end-user spending decreased by 1.1%, totaling $50.3 billion.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • External Factors Affecting Print Market Performance
  • Consumer Market Change
  • Increasing Adoption of MPS, Fleet Optimization and Consolidation
  • Line Inkjet Entry in Business Inkjet Market
    • Move to Avoid Risks of Production Concentration in China
    • The Mopria Alliance

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • HP
  • Canon
  • Epson
  • Brother
  • Samsung Electronics

Other Notable Vendors

  • Kyocera Document Solutions
  • Lexmark
  • Xerox

Mergers and Acquisitions

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