Nürnberg, 8. Mai 2019 – The German market for technical consumer goods remained stable in the first quarter 2019 on a year-on-year comparison. In terms of revenue, the trend was +0,2 percent. Small domestic appliances, office devices and consumables and IT were positive, while telecom and consumer electronics/photo declined. Innovative product categories such as wearables, driven by Smartwatches, compact system cameras as well as Gaming-Monitors, and in the market for household appliances large capacity washing machines, dishwashers, espresso machines and hairstyling and epilation devices were helping the total market to grow slightly.
The press release has been replaced by the Category Insights chart below.
|Q2 2018 M. USD||Q3 2018 M. USD||Q4 2018 M. USD||Q1 2019 M. USD||Q1 2019 / Q1 2018 / +/- %||Q1 2019 M. USD||Q1 2019 / Q1 2018 +/- %|
|Consumer Electronics (CE)||1,896||1,831||2,704||1,971||-12.0%||1,971||-12.0%|
|Major Domestic Appliances (MDA)||2,448||2,511||2,681||2,531||-5.8%||2,531||-5.8%|
|Small Domestic Appliances (SDA)||1,338||1,429||2,093||1,578||-2.0%||1,578||-2.0%|
|Information Technology (IT)||4,705||5,037||6,048||5,203||-8.4%||5,203||-8.4%|
|Office Equipment & Consumables (OE)||1,323||1,273||1,410||1,338||-4.6%||1,338||-4.6%|
|GfK TEMAX® Germany||15,767||16,223||20,055||16,468||-7.4%||16,468||-7.4%|