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Tuesday
28 March 2017





Garmin Still The King Of North American PND Market; Average PND Price Drops 33% From 2007

images Garmin Still The King Of North American PND Market; Average PND Price Drops 33% From 2007Garmin continues to dominate the North American PND market with a 55% market share, well ahead of TomTom’s 18%, Magellan’s 13%, Navigon’s 4% and Mio’s 3% in the 2nd quarter of 2008.  Garmin has widened its gap significantly since the first quarter when it only had a 23% gap on TomTom, now a full 37%.  Back at the end of 2007, they held only a 9% lead.  Research group NPD says this is all thanks to strong sales of Garmin’s 2xx-series PND’s.  This is great news for Garmin, a company who’s suffered big hits on Wall Street this year, shrinking profit margins, and poor consumer spending in the United States.

PND prices also continue to drop like weight off a fad-diet-of-the-week fanatic, now averaging US$236, a 33% drop from this time last year.



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