Gartner warns global PC market in steepest drop in over two decades

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Gartner warns global PC market in steepest drop in over two decades

Global PC shipments totaled 68 million units in the third quarter of 2022, a 19.5 per cent slump from the same period last year, according to preliminary results by Gartner. This is the steepest market decline since the analyst firm began tracking the PC market in the mid-1990s and the fourth consecutive quarter of year on year decline, it said.  Gartner highlighted companies struggling to manage inventory following supply chain issues and businesses being more particular about where th...

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