In Q2 2008 inkjet cartridge market grew 2%

HP continued to garner the largest unit market share at 58% in the toner market, maintaining a good lead ahead of Samsung at 12%, who had done a commendable job in pushing its main unit sales. In Q2 2008, the inkjet cartridge market only managed to ink a 2% growth, which pales in comparison to 8% growth in Q2 2007. Growth in most countries were modest at 3 to 4% in Q2 2008 except for slightly better compared to the growth in Thailand (10%) and Philippines (7%). HP, Epson and Canon remained the key stakeholders in the inkjet cartridge market with a combined unit market share of 90%, according to IDC.