Nürnberg, 9. August 2019 – The German market for technical consumer goods developed positively in the second quarter 2019 on a year-on-year comparison. In terms of revenue, the trend was +2.2 percent. Domestic appliances and IT were the growth drivers, while telecom and consumer electronics/photo remain behind in terms of revenue development. With a growth rate of nearly 10% small domestic appliances are delivering a strong contribution, as for example thanks to prospering business with rechargeable handstick vacuum cleaner, espresso machines and hairstylers. The highest growth rate is measured for Information technology, especially high-performing, ultra-mobile and design-oriented devices are in highdemand.
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|Q3 2018 M. USD||Q4 2018 M. USD||Q1 2019 M. USD||Q2 2019 M. USD||Q2 2019 / Q2 2018 / +/- %||Q1-Q2 2019 M. USD||Q1-Q2 2019 / Q1-Q2 2018 +/- %|
|Consumer Electronics (CE)||2,728||1,988||1,517||1,490||-21.3%||3,007||-21.3%|
|Major Domestic Appliances (MDA)||2,704||2,553||2,387||2,346||-9.7%||4,733||-6.9%|
|Small Domestic Appliances (SDA)||2,111||1,591||1,395||1,371||-7.3%||2,766||-2.5%|
|Information Technology (IT)||6,102||5,250||5,082||4,993||-4.2%||10,075||0.8%|
|Office Equipment & Consumables (OE)||1,422||1,350||1,212||1,191||-9.5%||2,403||-9.7%|
|GfK TEMAX® Germany||20,233||16,615||15,319||15,050||-10.3%||30,369||-7.5%|