Remote working helps Lenovo take 20% market share in SA
The consumer switch to remote working and e-learning enabled the multinational tech firm to exceed growth expectations, reaching 20% market share in SA.
Taiwan-based Asus eyes tender opportunities in SA
The Taiwanese PC maker says it’s witnessing plenty of sales opportunities coming up now as a result of more people working from home.
SA’s personal computing device market takes a knock
In the MEA region, South Africa experienced the biggest decline in shipments of personal computing devices year-on-year during the first quarter.
Coronavirus decimates global PC shipments
After three consecutive quarters of growth, the worldwide PC market experienced its sharpest decline since 2013 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, says Gartner.
SA still has a lot to give, says Lenovo
With the country’s PC market on the decline, the Chinese multinational sees many opportunities in South Africa.
After 19 quarters, MEA PC market finally grows
A total of 5.3 million units were shipped across the region in Q3 2019, indicating an increase of 5.5% in Q3 2018, says IDC.
Worldwide PC shipments decline 4.3%
After two quarters of growth in 2Q18 and 3Q18, PC shipments declined in the fourth quarter, says Gartner.
Traditional PC market stabilises
Improvement in emerging markets as well as US back-to-school promotions helped boost the market, says IDC.
Lenovo buoyant in SA despite PC market free-fall
The Chinese multinational company grows its local business, banking on the strong rand and a reasonably flat inflation rate.
Mild improvement in 2Q17 PC shipments
The traditional PC market fared slightly better than expected in 2Q17, tilting just above the previous forecast.
Tough phase for traditional PC market
The traditional PC market faces competition from tablets, smartphones and lengthening PC lifecycles, says IDC.