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Key Electronics Trends for 2017

by January 9th, 2017

2016 was a robust year for manufacturers and retailers, which was primarily driven by newer categories such as wearables and wireless speakers. Innovations in mature product categories like laptops and TVs prevented a downward spiral in sales. As the connected generation continues to expand, electronics companies and retailers will be looking to further engage consumers in […]

Popular Gifts in Consumer Electronics and Toys and Games During the Holiday Season

by and November 24th, 2016

  Smaller products like wearables and wireless speakers are expected to lead sales for consumer electronics this holiday season. 2016 will be the year for fashion-focused wearables from watchmakers like Fossil and Titan. Speakers from brands like JBL and Ultimate Ears are also popular gift options, particularly for the millennials. Within video games, consoles will […]

Analyst Insights on Black Friday Trends for 2016

by , , , , , and November 23rd, 2016

Black Friday always falls the day after Thanksgiving Day in the US, with a lot of workers choosing to take the day off to spend a long weekend with their families. Retailers have sought to take advantage of this by slashing prices in order to attract bargain hunters, but consumers don’t need to wait until Friday to […]

Samsung to Acquire Viv Labs

by and October 6th, 2016

Samsung announced this week about its decision to acquire Viv Labs founded by Siri creators, to accelerate its development in artificial intelligence. With Viv’s advantages over Apple’s Siri and other voice control assistants, Samsung will increase its global competitiveness in connected home and drive greater synergies between its electronics and appliances business. Download as an […]