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- Who are the key players?
This report focuses on Personal Computers, or PCs. PCs are classified as IT (Information Technology) products and are marketed in various forms, ranging from desktop computers for home or office use to portable versions such as laptops, notebooks, Chromebooks, netbooks, and tablet PCs. [...]
Groups analysed in this report include: Apple, HP Inc., Lenovo, Quanta, ASUS, Acer, Gigabyte Technology, MSI, Razer and Positivo Technologia
- What are the players' strategies?
Lenovo continues to transform its operations under the “three-wave strategy”, which is designed to sharpen the group's operations for long-term, profitable growth. The first wave consists of strengthening the innovation pipeline across the board; the second consists of establishing the smartphone and data centre businesses as growth drivers; and the third involves building a solutions ecosystem by integrating cloud services with devices and infrastructure. […]
- What are the players' key growth and profitability drivers?
HP achieved double-digit growth in notebooks (revenue rose 16.5% yoy) and robust expansion in workbooks, desktops and other PC categories during the last fiscal year, despite an overall volume contraction in the PC market. Alongside PCs, steady growth in HP's printing operations, which represented 36% of net sales, supported a rise of 7.9% in annual net sales. [...]