The NL Market for Technical Consumergoods: SDA and IT prove to drive growth in the 2nd quarter of 2019.
Amstelveen, August 9th 2019. In the 2nd quarter of 2019 the NL market for technical consumer goods grew compared to the same quarter last year. The most important sectors driving the market were SDA and IT. Mainly due to record temperatures in June, turnover of the productgroup. Air Treatment almost doubled compared to the 2nd quarter 2018. Another SDA productgroup to see an upward trend is Hot Beverage Makers. The IT market shows green figures as well. The decline present in Mobile Computing during the first quarter of this year, turned to growth in the second quarter. Desktop PC’s goes in the opposite direction, a declining market instead of a growing one, this past quarter.
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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)||298||424||332||303||3.1%||634||0.8%|
|Major Domestic Appliances (MDA)||510||579||562||562||5.4%||1,124||4.2%|
|Small Domestic Appliances (SDA)||214||277||240||246||9.5%||486||5.5%|
|Information Technology (IT)||970||1,116||1,076||958||14.2%||2,034||16.1%|
|Office Equipment & Consumables (OE)||101||125||115||106||-1.1%||222||-4.4%|
|GfK TEMAX ® Netherlands||2,928||3,524||3,189||3,012||6.5%||6,201||7.1%|