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5 Factors That Play Into IDC's Weak PC Market Forecast

Matt Brown

An Educated Guess

IDC posits that at least some of the market's rebound is due to inventory buildup prior to the education buying season. The firm also said the channel's "cautious attitude" began to subside as months of inventory reductions began to abate. "Although we believe much of the second-quarter result was related to a one-off inventory intake, there is still cause for optimism in the second half of this year," Linn Huang, IDC research director, devices and displays, said in a statement.

 
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