Print volumes will decline by 'seven football fields per minute' in 2020

Doug Woodburn
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Print volumes will decline by 'seven football fields per minute' in 2020

COVID-19 will see 400 billion fewer pages printed from office and home devices this year, IDC predicts

The number of pages printed worldwide will fall by 13.7 per cent in 2020, according to IDC. COVID-19 has moderated and in many cased completely halted office-based printing, prompting the market watcher to slash already gloomy forecasts for the print market this year and beyond. It now expects total page volumes to fall by 13.7 per cent trillion pages this year, and page volumes to endure a CAGR rate of -4.8 per cent between 2019-2024 - down sharply on the -1.2 per cent CAGR experienced between...

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