Global 3D Printer Market Up +19% in Q4'15 as Industrial/Professional printer shipments decline
London, 6th April 2016 - Worldwide shipments of 3D Printers rose +19% in Q4'15 compared to a year ago, according to figures released today by CONTEXT, the IT market research company.
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Keith Henry appointed as new SVP Sales and Marketing at CONTEXT
London, 8th March 2016 - Europe's leading IT market research company CONTEXT is pleased to announce that Keith Henry will be joining the company to head up sales and marketing effective today. Keith will also form part of CONTEXT's Executive Committee.
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Tablet Sales Plummet in Western Europe as PC Buyers Go For Convertibles and 2-in-1s
London, 22nd February 2016 - The popularity of tablets in Western Europe has declined dramatically over the past year, with consumers increasingly focusing on alternatives like 2-in-1 detachables and convertible notebooks, according to market research firm CONTEXT.
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Western Europe Distributor PC Sales Growth Improves in Q4 2015
London, 27th January 2016 - PC sales through Western Europe's top IT distributors improved in the final quarter of 2015 according to data published by CONTEXT, the European IT market analysis company.
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Global 3D Printer Market Up +35% in 2015 on the back of B2B Purchases of Personal/Desktop Printers
London, 4th January 2016 -Worldwide shipments of 3D Printers rose +35% year-to-date (YTD) through the first three quarters of 2015 on the back of shipments of low priced Personal/Desktop 3D Printers, according to figures released today by CONTEXT.
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Digital Signage and Interactive Displays Drive 15% Unit Growth in EMEA Sales of Large-Format Displays in Q3 2015
London, 24th November 2015 - Vendor unit shipments of large-format displays (LFDs) across EMEA were up +15% in Q3 2015 compared to the same period last year as more digital signage solutions were installed and more interactive ultra-large displays were sold.
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Distribution sales of Laser MFPs increase by +12% year-on-year across Western Europe in early Q3 2015
London, 9th October 2015 - Unit sales of laser multi-function printers (MFPs) through Western Europe's IT distributors continue to grow (+12%) year-on-year in the first 10 weeks of Q3 2015, driven mainly by sales of colour MFPs, according to data published by CONTEXT, the European IT market analysis company.
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Desktop 3D Printer market grows slowly while industrial sales stall
London, 3rd September 2015 - Growth in the Desktop/Personal segment of the 3D printer market continued in Q2 2015, while the Industrial/Professional segment stalled, according to CONTEXT, the IT market analysis company.
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Inkjet MFPs help push W European Distribution Printer sales
up in Q2 2015
London, 19th August 2015 - Printer Hardware unit sales by Western Europe's IT distributors continued to steady as sales increased by +1% year-on-year in Q2 2015, driven mainly by multi-function devices, according to data published by CONTEXT, the leading European IT market analysis company.
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Shining a light on Smart Home with new Smart Home Research Group
London, 28th July 2015 - For the first time, three of Europe's leading Smart Home Associations have come together under the common banner of the Smart Home Research Group, formed by the UK's Smart Home & Buildings Association ("SH&BA"), France's Fédération Française de Domotique ("FFD") and Germany's Smart Home Initiative Deutschland ("SHID").
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Global Desktop 3D Printer Shipments more than double in Q1 2015
London, 27th July 2015 - Global shipments of Personal/Desktop 3D Printers, priced under $5,000, rose by 24% in Q1 2015, resulting in a 114% year-on-year increase as more brands enter the market, global channels expand and successfully crowd funded efforts ship, according to data soon to be published by CONTEXT, the IT market analysis company.
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CONTEXT Expands Industry Leading SalesWatch Distribution Service With Mobile Docking Stations and Port Replicators
London, 15th July 2015 - Market analyst CONTEXT is delighted to announce the launch of two new categories on its industry leading CONTEXT SalesWatch Distribution service, which will allow subscribers to extend their 360° view of the European IT distribution market to Mobile Docking Stations and Port Replicators.
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CONTEXT launches Global 3D printer market advisory service
London, 8th July 2015 - CONTEXT, the IT market analysis company, today announced the launch of its new global 3D Printing Advisory Service to meet growing customer interest in this market segment. The CONTEXT 3D Printing Advisory Service will allow companies to track trends by providing data and insight into 3D printing on a global scale.
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CONTEXT Announces European ICT Distributor of the Year 2015
London, 26th June 2015 - CONTEXT, the European IT market analysis company, today announces the winners of the European ICT Distributor of the Year Award 2015. As part of the CONTEXT ChannelWatch survey, which provides the most detailed insight into reseller behaviour and opinion across EMEA, participating resellers were asked to vote for the best Distributor in their region.
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Ultra-large and interactive displays drive growth in sales of Large Format Displays
London, 15th June 2015 - Vendor shipments of Large Format Displays (LFDs) were up by 36% across EMEA in Q1 2015 compared to Q1 2014, according to data published by CONTEXT, the European IT market analysis company.
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Shipments of printer hardware to EMEA declined in Q1 2015
London, 10th June 2015 - Unit shipments of printer hardware to EMEA declined by -8% year-on-year in Q1 2015, due to weak performance in the Middle East and Africa and Central and Eastern Europe, according to data published by CONTEXT, the European IT market analysis company.
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IT Channel Sales Growth Halves in Q1 but Outlook Steady as XP Effect Wanes
London, 11th May 2015 - Growth in sales through distribution during the first three months of 2015 almost halved to 4.1% year-on-year. However, heading into the second quarter, the outlook for the region is steady according to the latest Q1 2015 figures from analyst CONTEXT.
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Sales of Business Inkjet Printers to B2B Channel up +16% in 2014
London, 13th April 2015 - Unit sales of inkjet printers targeted at business users increased by +9% year-on-year in 2014 across Western European distribution, according to data published by CONTEXT, the European IT market research company.
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Laser MFP shipments continue to grow across Western Europe
London, 13th March 2015 - Laser Multi-Function-Printers (MFPs) continued to register positive year-on-year performance with an increase of +2% across EMEA in Q4 2014, according to data published by CONTEXT, the European IT market tracking company.
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Western European PC distribution sales up +9.5% in January
London, 23rd February 2015 - Year-on-year volume sales of Notebooks, Desktops and PC workstations through Western European distribution increased by 9.5% in January 2015, following growth of 20.1% in Q4 2014, according to data published by CONTEXT, the European IT market tracking company.
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Opportunity Knocks for Channel as IP Camera Market Hits Tipping Point
London, 17th February 2015 - The IP camera market has reached a tipping point in Europe, accounting for around half of all revenue from surveillance and security camera sales as businesses look to migrate from legacy CCTV technology, according to European market research firm CONTEXT.
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Multi-function Laser and Inkjet technology printers drive Imaging revenue
London, 30th January 2015 - Imaging revenue increased by +1% across Western European distribution in 2014 compared to 2013, driven by Multi-function Laser and Inkjet technology printers, according to data published by CONTEXT, the European IT market research company.
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PCs Shine in Q4 2014 but Tablets Slump Thanks to Poor Android Performance
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PC Sales Bounce Back to 16% Growth in 2014 to Date as Tablets Stumble
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In memory of Jon Rockeman, CONTEXT North America Sales VP
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Top Ten Vendor Western Europe PC Shipments up +28% in Q3 2014
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Printer sales in Western European distribution grow +3% in Q3 2014
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Tablet Sales Slump Ahead of Likely iPad Launch but Larger Screened Devices Climb
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Western Europe leads Q2 2014 EMEA PC shipments with strongest growth in two years
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Desktop Workstation sales continue to gain momentum in early Q214
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OEM toner cartridge revenues up +2% via distribution across Western Europe
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Hard times for corporate resellers
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CONTEXT appoints new director of customer service
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Printer Unit Shipments up +9% year-on-year for Western Europe in Q1 2014
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3G tablet sales plummet as consumers choose Wi-Fi only models
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CONTEXT and AUDE Business Events host forum for retail industry experts at Melco 2014
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European IT revenues jump seven per cent in Q1 with UK leading the way
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IPS displays fly off the shelves in Western Europe
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XP end of life boosts European desktop PC sales
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Euro-tablet sales trump notebooks for first time, but growth slows
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Good news for European Distributors in 2014
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European Sales of Laser Multi-function Printer Hardware register +8% growth
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Retail-to-Business an untapped growth opportunity for retailers says CONTEXT
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Business Desktop sales increase by +10.7% across WE distribution in Q413
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AMD Notebook sales up +10% through Western European Distribution
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Imaging Hardware Unit Shipments up +6% in EMEA for Q3 2013
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Android growth points the way to strong consumer tablet demand in run up to Christmas
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Sales of Smartphone Security up by +32%
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Retail-to-Business (#R2B) Advisory Board holds first meeting
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