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. EUR||Q4 2018 M. EUR||Q1 2019 M. EUR||Q2 2019 M. EUR||Q2 2019 / Q2 2018 / +/- %||Q1-Q2 2019 M. EUR||Q1-Q2 2019 / Q1-Q2 2018 +/- %|
|Consumer Electronics (CE)||1,579||2,352||1,729||1,330||-15.8%||3,060||-10.5%|
|Major Domestic Appliances (MDA)||2,165||2,331||2,220||2,096||2.7%||4,316||1.7%|
|Small Domestic Appliances (SDA)||1,232||1,820||1,384||1,224||9.8%||2,608||7.1%|
|Information Technology (IT)||4,343||5,260||4,566||4,484||14.3%||9,049||5.4%|
|Office Equipment & Consumables (OE)||1,097||1,226||1,174||1,063||-3.6%||2,237||-0.7%|
|GfK TEMAX® Germany||13,987||17,442||14,448||13,465||2.5%||27,912||0.7%|