Stronger tech buying plans among remote workers

Stronger tech buying plans among remote workers – Workers working from home have substantially stronger purchase plans than workers who never work from home. To be able to work effectively, they need sufficient technology to enable communication, collaboration, comfort, and computing. Based on their recent survey responses, their technology needs are not fully satisfied.

This MetaFAQs reports on the purchase plans for computers, tablets, printers, consumer electronics, and other technology products, contrasting workers who work from home versus those who do not by country. Report [TUP_doc_2023_1129_plan] in TUP Lenses: Devices; PCs; Mobile Phones; Tablets; Consumer Electronics; Printers; Work/Life Balance

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Replacement versus growth markets

The dynamics of replacement markets are very different from those dominated by 1st-time buyers or others that primarily include users holding onto their technology. Each technology product is in its unique phase of adoption, with very different positions for smartphones, computers, tablets, and smartwatches.

This TUPdate details consumers’ purchase intentions in the US, Germany, the UK, and Japan. The products analyzed include computers, tablets, smartwatches, printers, and others. For each product category, the analysis splits users into four categories: replacing or adding to what they have, 1st-time buyers, those actively using the technology without plans to update it, and the uninvolved.

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Replacement versus growth markets

The dynamics of replacement markets are very different from those dominated by 1st-time buyers or others that primarily include users holding onto their technology. Each technology product is in its unique phase of adoption, with very different positions for smartphones, computers, tablets, and smartwatches.

This TUPdate details consumers’ purchase intentions in the US, Germany, the UK, and Japan. The products analyzed include computers, tablets, smartwatches, printers, and others. For each product category, the analysis splits users into four categories: replacing or adding to what they have, 1st-time buyers, those actively using the technology without plans to update it, and the uninvolved.

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American first-time and repeat buyer purchase plans

As economic shifts, supply chain issues, and the effects of the pandemic linger, Americans continue to express their interest in technology products. However, their current purchase plans are all over the map, with several vital products experiencing a collapse in buyer interest. Tablets and smartwatches are looking up, printers down, and wireless item trackers are flat as consumers reel through their ups and downs.
This MetaFAQs reports on the purchase plans of online Americans for a smartwatch, printer, smartphone (iPhone or Android), wireless item tracker, home computer, fitness tracker, or tablet. The analysis splits 1st-time buyers from repeat buyers while also reporting on the number of current users without plans and those out of the market.

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