27 October – Marbella (SPN): Lasertech, manufacturer and supplier of printer consumables, is banking on its Spanish franchise to bring in the euros, Phil Pedley, sales director for Lasertech Espana, has revealed.
He said: "Spain is the fastest-growing PC market in Europe. Its vast potential has been identified by major retailers like Dixons and PC World. They are now opening stores in the country, which is a good indicator of a buoyant market."
Spanish spending on PCs and printers rose nine per cent from 2002 to 2003, compared with the 0.5 per cent average in Europe.
"There’s a huge market for printer consumables in Spain and Lasertech stands to very well here," he said.