Published: 11 April 2018
Analyst(s): Annette Jump, Lillian Tay, David Glenn, Angie Wang, Andrew Neff, Meike Escherich, Kanae Maita, Mikako Kitagawa, Bruno Lakehal
Owing to weakness in the U.S. and Asia/Pacific, the PC market declined 1.4% in 1Q18 — its 14th consecutive quarter decline in a six-year slump, despite the top four vendors seeing year-over-year growth. Technology strategic planners should prepare for potential recovery of the market in 2019.
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