During the first quarter of 2017 the IT and Office Equipment market increased in value by almost 2%, for a total value of close to 500 Mio €.
IT: good results thanks to the gaming and networking products
Within the IT categories we noted the following trends during the first quarter of 2017:
Office Equipment and Consumables: small photo printers continue to grow
In Q1 2017, the Office Equipment and Consumables sector recorded a growth increase of just over 1% compared to Q1 2016 for a value of close to 119 Mio €.
Both the hardware segment and the consumables market increased in value.
In the printer segment the increase was most noticeable in the small photo printer area. In the MFD segment the market was pushed upwards by the laser MFD category.
Alain Brys - Consultant IT & Office Equipment