The American home printer market is not monolithic, and there are, instead, differences in who uses home printers and how they use them. Some brands have targeted or attracted certain demographic groups. HP home printers, in particular, are being used by a higher-than-average share of older Americans and retirees, a group less penetrated by Canon. Brother and Epson have a higher-than-average share of college graduates or post-graduate users. Canon and Epson are used more often than average for printing photos and documents from tablets and mobile phones.
This MetaFAQs reports on the demographic profile of American home printer users, highlighting the distinct characteristics of Brother, Canon, Epson, and HP home printer users based on their age, gender, life stage, employment status, and educational attainment. It also identifies the unique printing activities for each major home printer brand. Report [TUP_doc_2024_0129_prep] in TUP Lenses: Printers; Activities; User Profile
Fewer Americans are using a printer, although the distribution is not even. Most groups of traditionally advantaged Americans continue to have the highest active penetration rates, while usage among the traditionally disadvantaged has faded.
This MetaFAQs profiles American online adults using a printer by their employment status and age group, life stage, age group, and generational age group.
Home gaming laptops/notebooks have persisted as a small yet steady niche among online Americans. Since 2018, 2% of online Americans have regularly used a gaming laptop, and this number is strongly skewed toward young Americans.
This MetaFAQs reports on the penetration of gaming laptops with a detailed trend from 2018 through 2022. Research results are split by age group, generation, socioeconomic groups, and life stage. Furthermore, this report includes analysis of purchase plans for the next 12 months.
Home gaming desktops have persisted as a steady niche among online Americans. Since 2018, 4% to 6% of online Americans have regularly used a gaming desktop, and this group is strongly skewed toward young Americans.
This MetaFAQs reports on the penetration of gaming desktops with a detailed trend from 2018 through 2022. Research results are split by age group, generation, socioeconomic groups, and life stage. Furthermore, this report includes analysis of purchase plans for the next 12 months.
Broad user shifts may be ahead for home printers. Usage rates have been dropping since 2018 across most market groups, especially among younger Americans. The strongest interest in purchasing a home printer is among a different set of Americans than are currently using them. Purchase plans point to a younger user profile, especially those employed and with children.
This TUPdate profiles active adult users of home printers by age, gender, life stage, and employment status. The sociodemographic analysis includes traditionally advantaged and disadvantage groups. It also reports on those who are planning to buy a home printer.
How many workers work from home? How many already had experience working from home before the pandemic, and for how many is it a new experience?
This TUP analysis reports on the total number of full-time, part-time, and self-employed workers – and their work-from-home experience before and through the pandemic. The topline sizing details workers in the US, Germany, UK, and Japan. The analysis dives deeper into Americans by industry, employee role, employer size, and educational attainment.
American households have embraced technology products and services in a big way for home entertainment, finances, shopping, and even working from home. This TUP Highlights report reports on important usage shifts and trends among American households: game consoles, smartwatches, printers, streaming music, video doorbells, VR headsets, and much more. Further, this report identifies the changes from 2019 to 2021 among socioeconomic groups that have been historically advantaged or disadvantaged. Included are the shifts in penetration rates for smartphones, PCs, home PCs, tablets, and home printers for the total market as well as within major market segments.
Sociodemographically distinct groups vary in composition, technology devices and services, and how they use what they have. Most advantaged groups have bolstered their technology collection during the pandemic and increased their usage levels. Most disadvantaged segments, meanwhile, have used what they have at hand more so than acquiring newer technology. Older millennials have the wealthiest collection of technology devices, well above that of every other age group. This TUP Highlights report includes the following sections: usage segments, segments, and trends in segments.
While some device makers focus on speeds, feeds, and features, others are playing the long game to build long-term customer loyalty through ecosystems. This TUP Technology Ecosystems Highlights report reports on the size of leading technology ecosystems, which types of devices are dominating (or not), and their longer-term trends. It details the unique activities users focus on within certain ecosystems, and profiles each ecosystem’s users.
What we do paints a richer picture than what we carry or own. All computers are not used the same and nor are smartphones or tablets. Each user has their preference about how they spend their time. Also, each user expresses their choices about which connected devices they turn to for each type of activity. While some see their tablets as passive movie screens, others rely on them as communication hubs. Some users prefer to shop on a computer, while others rely more on their smartphones.
This TUP Highlights report includes the following sections: main activities across all tech devices, major activities for each device type, activities unique to which device type, cross-device activities, the profile of activity type users, major activities for a market segment, home entertainment activities, the profile by key activities, and listening activities.