Acer set to overtake Dell as second-largest PC brand

By Jos
Jun 29, 2009
  1. HP and Dell have dominated the PC market in terms of worldwide sales for a quite while, but the latter may soon be losing its number two spot to Acer. According to the New York Times, at its current growth rate, the Taiwanese manufacturer is poised to overtake Dell before the end of the year, becoming the first non-American company to earn such a high place in the global PC sales chart.

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  2. T77

    T77 TS Enthusiast Posts: 300   +6

    bright future for acer :p
  3. raybay

    raybay TS Evangelist Posts: 7,241   +10

    Wow, somebody better tell HP, and Lenovo.
    Acer picked up more trouble than good business when they bought eMachines... that will come back to haunt them until they get basic reliability established.
    Acer reached this point by buying companies in major trouble, not by smart business sense, good engineering, and refined marketing principles.
    It is instructive to see that they haven't converted these businesses to the Acer brand name.
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