Fewer than one per cent of US households bought a PC last month, according to a telephone survey of 2,448 households by the California-based Verity Group. Conducted on behalf of The Consumers Electronics Manufacturers Association and Computer Retail Week, these findings match the average rate of acquisition for the year to date, with 0.9 per cent buying a home PC throughout the year to 22 August.
There was evidence of some growth among first time purchasers, with 45 per cent of respondents buying a home PC for the first time, and only 22.73 per cent of respondents buying a replacement system. The 28-week average of people planning to buy a home PC was 2% and it fell last month to 1.14%, while household penetration rose slightly, up from 40.4 to 41 per cent.
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