IT Market Alert

Our monthly IT market alerts provide an analysis of the previous month's market trends. KnowledgeBus users and subscribers can get early access to the most recent monthly issue. Issues from previous months are below.

January 2020

Global LCD TV panel shipments are expected to decline 7% YoY to 265m in 2020, following a 1.8% drop from 289 units in 2018 to 284m units in 2019, IHS reported. Read More

December 2019

November’s fortunes varied across the IT channel, with smartphone shipments up but sales down, PC shipments up, wearable sales soaring, semiconductor revenue growing but still down YoY, memory revenue returning to growth, and mixed results in the display market. Read More

November 2019

October reports suggest a positive outlook for the IT channel compared to recent times. Smartphone shipments grew for the first time in five quarters, tablets and PCs were on the up, wearables continued to soar, SSDs posted revenue growth despite decline in shipments, semiconductor revenues were down but expected to bounce back, and 3D printer demand was set to grow through to the end of the year. Read More

September 2019

The IT channel experienced more bad news this month. Q2 reports showed slipping global smartphone, tablet and printer shipments, along with falling semiconductor revenue. There was a silver lining: PC sales, notebooks and wearable shipments all enjoyed some YoY or QoQ growth. Read More

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