Lenovo’s PC sales rose in double digits in North America amidst global decline

PC sales just can't seem to catch a break. New numbers released by market research firm Gartner indicate that worldwide shipments declined 9.6 per cent in the first quarter of 2016 compared to the

Published on: April 13th, 2016 CDN Staff

Global PC sales set to stabilize with a refresh on the horizon: IDC

Has the global computer crash ceded? According to market research group IDC, for the most part, yes. The firm has projected that PC sales, which has seen a global slowdown amounting to tens of millions

Published on: March 15th, 2016 Dave Yin

Gartner report suggests weak dollar is dragging down PC sales

A new Gartner report indicates PC sales are in the worst slump since 2013, although it is temporary and expected to pick up. Sales fell 9.5 per cent from the same quarter last year,

Published on: July 16th, 2015 CDN Staff

PC sales exceeded expectations in Q1 2015: IDC

Market research firm IDC has revealed worldwide PC shipment figures for the first quarter of 2015, which, despite a year-on-year decline of -6.7 per cent were "slightly ahead of previous projections," the organization

Published on: April 10th, 2015 Dave Yin

Canadian server, storage spends heat up as global IT purchases cool down: IDC

Reserch firm International Data Corp. (IDC) has lowered its forecast for worldwide information technology spending due to the  economic slowdown and crisis in certain countries, but said technology expenditures appear to be in good

Published on: May 16th, 2014 Nestor Arellano

Lenovo #2 in worldwide PC rankings; gaining ground in Canada

Some six years after it acquired the personal computer (PC) business of IBM Corp., Chinese PC vendor Lenovo Inc. is celebrating its new position as the world's No. 2 PC maker, surpassing rival

Published on: November 14th, 2011 Jeff Jedras

Notebook sales stay strong through back to school: NPD Group

The numbers are in for the 2010 back to school IT buying season and, according to data from market research form NPD Group, portable form factors remained popular choices for students this fall.The

Published on: October 7th, 2010 Jeff Jedras

SMBs will lead PC sales recovery

When PC shipments begin to recover it will be the small and medium-sized business (SMB) segment that will lead the way, says an IDC Canada analyst, thanks in large part to a federal

Published on: October 19th, 2009 Jeff Jedras

Declining white-box market brings good and bad news

The overall Canadian client PC market is expected to decline this year by 13.4 per cent year over year, says IDC Canada. The only area where the firm is expecting growth this year

Published on: June 4th, 2009 Maxine Cheung

IDC Canada identifies 2009’s IT spending priorities

IDC Canada is predicting that a weak economy will drive down IT spending throughout 2009, with a gradual recovery in 2010. However, despite the gloomy outlook, the analyst firm has identified some key

Published on: January 19th, 2009 Jeff Jedras