Along with the general retail environment for each country/region, we discuss the country by country shipments, installed base, and forecasts for the following retail market segments:
Table of Contents
Introduction / Background and Objectives
APAC Economic Climate
2. ASIA/PACIFIC MARKET OVERVIEW
2.1 POS Shipment History
2.2 POS Installed Base History
3.1 Retail Overview
3.2 POS Shipment History
3.3 POS Installed Base History
4.1 Retail Overview
4.2 POS Shipment History
4.3 POS Installed Base History
5.1 Retail Overview
5.2 POS Shipment History
5.3 POS Installed Base History
6. AUSTRALIA / NEW ZEALAND
6.1 Retail Overview
6.2 POS Shipment History
6.3 POS Installed Base History
7. SOUTH KOREA
7.1 Retail Overview
7.2 POS Shipment History
7.3 POS Installed Base History
8.1 Retail Overview
8.2 POS Shipment History
8.3 POS Installed Base History
9.1 Retail Overview
9.2 POS Shipment History
9.3 POS Installed Base History
10. HONG KONG
10.1 Retail Overview
10.2 POS Shipment History
10.3 POS Installed Base History
11. OTHER ASIA/PACIFIC
11.1 Retail Overview
11.2 POS Shipment History
11.3 POS Installed Base History
12. Summary Tables
12.1 POS Historical Shipments by Segment from 2015 – 2017
12.2 POS Historical Installed Base by Segment from 2015 – 2017
12.1 Projected Shipments by Segment from 2017 – 2022
12.2 Projected Installed Base by Segment from 2017 – 2022
List of Figures
Figure 1 Asia/Pacific POS Shipment History and Forecast
Figure 2 Asia/Pacific POS Installed Base History and Forecast
Figure 3 Japan POS Shipment History and Forecast
Figure 4 Japan POS Installed Base History and Forecast
Figure 5 Japan POS Terminal Shipments and Installed Base by Retail Segment
Figure 6 China POS Shipment History and Forecast
Figure 7 China POS Installed Base History and Forecast
Figure 8 China POS Terminal Shipments and Installed Base by Retail Segment
Figure 9 India POS Shipment History and Forecast
Figure 10 India POS Installed Base History and Forecast
Figure 11 India POS Terminal Shipments and Installed Base by Retail Segment
Figure 12 Australia/New Zealand POS Shipment History and Forecast
Figure 13 Australia/New Zealand POS Installed Base History and Forecast
Figure 14 Australia/New Zealand POS Terminal Shipments and Installed Base by Retail Segment
Figure 15 South Korea POS Shipment History and Forecast
Figure 16 South Korea POS Installed Base History and Forecast
Figure 17 South Korea POS Terminal Shipments and Installed Base by Retail Segment
Figure 18 Vietnam POS Shipment History and Forecast
Figure 19 Vietnam POS Installed Base History and Forecast
Figure 20 Vietnam POS Terminal Shipments and Installed Base by Retail Segment
Figure 21 Taiwan POS Shipment History and Forecast
Figure 22 Taiwan POS Installed Base History and Forecast
Figure 23 Taiwan POS Terminal Shipments and Installed Base by Retail Segment
Figure 24 Hong Kong POS Shipment History and Forecast
Figure 25 Hong Kong POS Installed Base History and Forecast
Figure 26 Hong Kong POS Terminal Shipments and Installed Base by Retail Segment
Figure 27 Other Asia/Pacific POS Shipment History and Forecast
Figure 28 Other Asia/Pacific POS Installed Base History and Forecast
Figure 29 Other Asia/Pacific POS Terminal Shipments and Installed Base by Retail Segment
Figure 30 2017 – 2022 Asia/Pacific Projected Shipments by Retail Segment
Figure 31 2017 – 2022 Asia/Pacific Projected Installed Base by Retail Segment
What do you define as POS?
At IHL we believe it is important that we state clearly the definitions of what we are classifying as a POS device. For the purposes of our analysis, we are defining POS as PC-based workstations, namely PC-class Processor-based and LAN-available terminals. Although others might include Electronic Funds Terminals as POS, we do not include them here.
In our research, we do include PC on Cash Drawer Devices (PCOCD), however, we do not attempt to distinguish between vendors unless a particular market is affected significantly.
We do not include Electronic Cash Registers (ECR’s) in our study. Although the lines have blurred as to POS and ECR in terms of processors and connectivity, we believe there is a clear distinction in functionality, expandability, and serviceability between the devices.
As this report also looks at market segment information, it is important that we distinguish the types of institutions we include in each market segment. These are the following:
Food/Grocery: This is a grocery store, and size can range from a single-lane, mom-and-pop store to a multi-lane full service supermarket.
Drug Store/Pharmacy: This is store that sells personal care and medicinal items and can have from 1-5 terminals per store.
Hypermarkets: This is a broad segment that varies by country. In many, it includes a full service Food store as well as products typically included at Discounters under one roof. In other countries, stores can range anywhere from a Superstore format (think Wal-Mart Supercenter) to a full-line Department Store (with large appliances) combined with a full-line Grocery store.
Department Stores: Traditionally larger format stores, upscale in products and including hard and soft goods with department style checkout.
Mass Merchandisers: Like a Hypermarket format, only carrying non-food items or limited food items and using a front-end checkout. Also includes Discounters.
Specialty Stores: Stores that focus on particular product line niches. Includes apparel, news, shoes, and DIY type stores.
Hospitality: Includes Restaurants, Bars, Pubs, Hotels, and Convenience Store outlets.
How do you define the processors included?
Throughout this report, we deliberately categorize all processors by speed rather than by name. Since Intel is the market leader and the most identifiable, we use the following familiar designations for our processor definitions.
Pentium I, II & III
Pentium Dual Core
Pentium Core 2 Duo & Above
While in the last several years there have been other processor entries (notably VIA/Cyrix and AMD), all herein are referred to as “Intel-class” processors, whether Intel, MediaGX, AMD K5, K6-2, Duron or Athlon.
How do you categorize operating systems?
With regard to operating systems, our focus is on the following.
DOS & Legacy Windows (includes 3.1, 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000 & XP)
Windows Vista / Windows 7
Windows Embedded POSReady 2009 (includes WEPOS, and is designated as such)
Linux (all varieties)
Other (includes different derivatives of UNIX, BeOS, MAC, etc.)
For the purposes of this report we do not count units that are in labs; we only count those in pilot or in rollout.
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