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Market Share Analysis: Printers, Copiers and MFPs, Worldwide, 2014

Published: 08 June 2015

ID: G00277645

Analyst(s): Tomoko Mitani, Lai-ling Lam


The market for printers, copiers and multifunction products continued to show a decline in unit shipments in 2014. Unit shipments declined by 0.9% to a total of 105.5 million units; however, end-user spending increased by 2.2%, totaling $51.4 billion.

Table Of Contents

Market Share Data

Overall Market Segment Performance Analysis

  • External Factors Affecting Print Market Performance
  • Growth of Consumer Serial Inkjet Market in Emerging Countries
  • Adoption of MPS, Fleet Optimization and Consolidation Continue
  • Business Inkjet in Office
  • New Entrant

Top Vendors Analyzed

  • HP
  • Canon
  • Epson
  • Brother
  • Samsung Electronics

Other Notable Vendors

  • Ricoh
  • Kyocera Document Solutions

Mergers and Acquisitions


  • Changes to Printer, Copier and MFP Market Share Statistics

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