It appears you have not yet registered with our community. To register please click here...

 
Go Back [M] > Madshrimps > WebNews
PCs are going to cost 10 percent more PCs are going to cost 10 percent more
FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


PCs are going to cost 10 percent more
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 30th April 2015, 08:05   #1
[M] Reviewer
 
Stefan Mileschin's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Romania
Posts: 123,120
Stefan Mileschin Freshly Registered
Default PCs are going to cost 10 percent more

This year we’ll see the price of PCs rise by as much as 10 percent because of the effects of the US dollar’s rise against other currencies.

That is particularly true in Europe and Japan, according to Gartner research director Ranjit Atwal. “PC vendors selling to Europe and Japan, where local currencies have fallen up to 20 percent since the start of 2015, have little choice than to raise prices to preserve profits.”

Vendors margins hit by the currency fluctuation will not only raise prices, but will sell PCs with less features to keep costs down.

In the non commercial market, people will buy down the price range.

And in the commercial sector, big business will divert funds from the PC budget to spend on software and services. Atwal said that large organisations will cut their PC buys by 20 percent due to price rises, while SMEs will buy PCs aimed at the common people rather than the commercial world.

All of this seems to spell doom and gloom for the entire PC supply chain worldwide.

http://www.techeye.net/business/pcs-...0-percent-more
Stefan Mileschin is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
iOS 8 adoption passes 56 percent Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 14th November 2014 08:11
NSA to Cut System Administrators by 90 Percent Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 12th August 2013 12:05
Jelly Bean now on 13 percent of Android devices, 45 percent still on Gingerbread Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 6th February 2013 09:10
ARM revenues up 20 percent in Q3 Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 24th October 2012 09:21
Apple and Samsung have over 55 percent of the smartphone space, 90 percent of its mon Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 18th June 2012 09:54
Intel's Ivy Bridge will offer '20 percent more performance with 20 percent less avera Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 24th April 2012 07:23
ICS reaches 2.9 percent of active Android devices, 63.7 percent still on Gingerbread Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 3rd April 2012 08:34
96.6 percent of CPU market is below $200 jmke WebNews 2 4th April 2008 14:22
Digital TVs in More Than 50 Percent of U.S. Homes Shogun WebNews 1 30th December 2007 04:08
ATI to get 60 percent of OEM deals jmke WebNews 0 7th June 2007 23:38

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 12:12.


Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO