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TECH SUPPLIER Jul 2019 - IDC Survey - Doc # US45359819

Print Supplies Survey, 2019 — Buying Process

By: Keith KmetzProgram Vice President, Imaging, Printing & Document Solutions

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This IDC Survey is based on a June 2019 web-based survey conducted in the United States. This PowerPoint file offers analysis on select questions that examined U.S. organizations' buying process for ink and toner print cartridges. This presentation examines respondents' perspectives related to this topic, including:

  • Contractual versus transactional supplies procurement
  • Desired cost savings to commit to a multiyear procurement contract
  • Centralized or decentralized buying
  • Channel preferences
  • Most important buying criteria
  • Same or different channels as hardware
  • Information sources
  • Subscription models
  • Automating supplies replenishment


Subscriptions Covered

Print Consumables

Regions Covered

United States

Topics Covered


  • 33 slides

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