Printer shipments decline in UK

According to the latest data from analyst Context, printer UK printer hardware shipments declined during Q1 2015.

Hardware dipped by 11 per cent year-on-year during Q1 in the UK and eight per cent in EMEA. The Middle East and Africa also saw a decline.

“Shipments to Western Europe account for more than 60 per cent of the EMEA total and were flat for the quarter,” said Zivile Brazdziunaite, imaging market analyst at Context.

“Unit shipments of inkjet MFPs mirrored this overall performance, while the number of laser MFPs shipped to Western Europe dropped by one per cent. This drop comes after a strong performance in previous quarters and an unusually strong Q1 2014.”

More on this subject:

– Ricoh’s Steven Hastings – Printing in a mobile world

– Brother UK’s Dave Peters – 6 tech trends you should be aware of in 2015

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