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The United States business-to-business channel and Canadian distribution market closed the fourth quarter up 3.7 percent and up 7 percent year-over-year, respectively.

Our industry analysts have identified key trends and categories to watch in the U.S. and Canada, including mobile workstations, servers, and large format commercial displays.

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NPD is the only source for total commercial channel sales for the U.S. and Canada technology distribution and U.S. reseller markets. Our monthly and weekly distributor and reseller sales out reports provide timely information and insights, including unmatched detail down to the item level.

Reports are available for all key technology categories: PCs, printers and supplies, networking, and storage. These items and categories can be segmented in the Distributor Track® database by distribution destination channel types such as retail, direct market reseller, or small solution provider, or they can be combined with our Retail Tracking Service and Reseller Tracking Service to get a total market view.

Over 100 manufacturers, distributors, and financial analysts rely on us to help them make data-driven decisions in product development, marketing, sales, and other areas.

NPD’s Distributor Track® is an essential tool for any channel member looking to expand profit margins and boost channel opportunities.”

Tim Curran
CEO, Global Technology Distribution Council

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NPD is the leading global provider of market information and business solutions covering brick-and-mortar, e-commerce, and emerging channels in more than 20 industries. We combine our unique data assets with analytic solutions to help our clients measure performance, predict trends, and improve results, advising them to help drive successful growth. Practice areas include apparel, appliances, automotive, beauty, books, consumer electronics, e-commerce, entertainment, fashion accessories, food consumption, foodservice, footwear, home, juvenile products, mobile, office supplies, retail, sports, technology, toys, travel retail, games, and watches / jewelry. For more information, visit npd.com. Follow us on Twitter: @npdgroup. For more information, visit npd.com and npdgroupblog.com. Follow us on Twitter: @npdgroup @npdtech

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