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There were several macroeconomic issues in the Europe/Middle East/Africa region in 2014 that should have had disastrous impact on the POS shipments to the region. From conflicts and sanctions resulting from the Russia/Ukraine conflict to plunging oil prices affecting the Middle East to the sovereign debt crisis in Greece, all of these had a drag on the overall economy of the region, yet POS shipments bucked this trend. After several years of declining shipments, 2014 was actually quite strong with the best year in more than 5 years as retailers of all types upgraded units.
Our 14th annual EMEA POS report is 56 pages in length, has 26 figures and explores the market climate for EPOS terminals in the Europe/Middle East/Africa region.
More than just numbers without explanation, this report goes deep into discussion of retailing in the countries and segments to reveal the forces that are shaping EPOS purchase decisions. We believe it is important for our customers to not only see numbers, but understand the market behind the data so as to make more informed decisions for the future. The report includes country by country shipments, installed base, forecasts and trends for the electronic point-of-sale terminal market in EMEA.
Additionally, the report covers emerging trends and influences that affected the market in 2014 and those that will help form market decisions in the future. It also includes forecasts for shipments through 2019.
Along with the general retail environment for each country/region, we discuss the country by country shipments, installed base, and forecasts for the following retail market segments:
- Drug Stores
- Department Stores
- Mass Merchants
- Specialty Stores
- Hospitality (Pubs, Table Service/Family Restaurants, Fast Food)