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Darrel Ryce
Director, Technology and Entertainment

Darrel Ryce covers the Canadian information technology industry, with an emphasis on PC and printing products. He has covered the technology and video game industries in Canada for over 20 years. For the past 15 years, Darrel has been with The NPD Group, where early in his career he was instrumental in bringing information technology, software, distributor information technology, and video game tracking services to the Canadian market. His client portfolio includes some of the top PC and printing manufacturers, along with other companies across the information technology and video game markets. Prior to joining The NPD Group, Darrel provided insight and industry expertise as vice president, computer industry services at Nielsen Canada, where he focused on the information technology and video game industries.

Mar 28, 2017

Canadians’ Spend on Printing hits 4 year high

Here we are at the start of 2017, years removed from the time when many analysts would not hesitate to tell anyone that would listen that the days of consumers printing are coming to an end.  Yet ...

Jan 19, 2017

Canadians Put Premium Notebooks on Their Holiday Wish List

Another Holiday season has come to an end and based on The NPD Group’s sales results, the past 6 weeks for the IT Hardware market did very well.  Across the consumer IT industry the majority of ca...

Jun 3, 2016

The Changing Computing Landscape

Last week I read an excellent post from our own Industry Analyst, Steve Baker, talking about the Computing market south of the border.  He spoke of a changing Computing landscape, the decline of t...

Dec 16, 2015

Banking on Boxing Week

After struggling through a very soft Back to School period where revenue results for the Technology market were down -7 per cent from the previous year, many were looking towards the next key buying p...

Jul 31, 2014

New Console Sales Strong Opportunities Abound

Like many gamers, when the new Xbox One and Playstation 4 became available at the end of 2013, I was excited to add another system to my household.  It is now eight months later and I can report that ...


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