Hewlett Packard and Lexmark recently announced price increases effective January 1st, 2012.
HP will increase the price of toner cartridges by approximately 2%. In addition to the 2% increase, HP will increase list prices on twenty-seven (27) select HP legacy toner cartridges from 12-17%. This announced increase does not include ink. Additionally, HP is increasing the price on select parts, drums, and maintenance kits. According to HP, these price increases are in response to global economic conditions, including currency volatility.
Lexmark is announcing an inkjet and laser supplies price increase of 3-7% across the majority of their product line. According to Lexmark, they experienced a higher than expected increase in supplies product costs, specifically materials and transportation.
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On January 1, 2012, the prices of toner cartridges will increase by approximately 2 percent. In addition to this 2 percent increase, HP will increase list prices on 27 select HP legacy toner cartridges.ReplyDelete
This move is a result of HP’s standard portfolio management process. As part of this process, HP regularly reviews pricing for all its products and makes adjustments, as appropriate.
The following is the list of 27 legacy HP toner cartridge SKUs that will increase.
3. C7115A / C7115AG
4. C4182X / C4182XG
14. Q2613X / Q2613XG
21. Q5949A / Q5949AG
22. Q5949X / Q5949XG
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