Consumer Appliances

Hisense Group: Another Chinese Manufacturer to Watch

by February 3rd, 2017

During CES 2017, hosted in January 2017, in addition to its latest laser television products, Hisense showcased its newest connected fridge freezers, built with built-in voice control capability, which can receive user voice commands. They can also interact with users to recommend dishes based on scanned available food ingredients found in them and family members’ health […]

Top 3 Markets by Kitchen Penetration Growth in 2017

by January 21st, 2017

Euromonitor International has identified the world’s top three markets by household kitchen penetration growth in 2017. Based on factors such as growth of kitchen possession, associated facilities and kitchen-based durables penetration, the leading markets are Ethiopia, Uganda and Pakistan. These frontier markets are opening up new opportunities for providers of household goods and services, particularly kitchen […]

Where Is Online Shopping For Consumer Appliances Headed (Part 2)

by January 5th, 2017

The popularity of online shopping for consumer appliances continues. With new research findings released in November 2016, internet retailing for consumer appliances posted global growth of 7% in 2016, the highest amongst all distribution channels. While physical stores continued to rake in the highest sales, there continues to be sharp transition to online shopping. In […]

China Smart Consumer Appliances Growing in Popularity

by January 4th, 2017

With the increasingly fast pace of modern life, more domestic consumers are seeking to reduce time spent on household chores. Smart consumer appliances are thus growing in popularity among local households, with more Wi-Fi connected products that allow for remote control being introduced. Refrigeration appliances, home laundry appliances, air treatment products and rice cookers are […]

Change in Consumer Lifestyles in Asia Pacific Triggers Volume in Robotic Vacuum Cleaners

by December 7th, 2016

Over 2016-2021, China is still expected to be a leading country in terms of absolute volume growth in robotic vacuum cleaners in Asia Pacific, with volume growth of 1.6 million units, followed by Japan and Thailand. In Asia Pacific, there are various reasons driving the growth in these countries apart from the universal preference for […]

Internet Retailing Services to Play Critical Role in Key Connected Appliances Adoption

by November 27th, 2016

  Euromonitor International research shows that 30 million units of connected appliances will be sold globally in 2016. In order to open up global growth, internet retailers will have to start catering to consumers who wish to purchase connected appliances. Appliances manufacturers should expand internet retailing options provided on their appliances for competitive differentiation to […]

Emerging Countries Lead Consumer Appliances Production Volume

by November 26th, 2016

Emerging markets led by China, Poland, Turkey and Indonesia posted highest absolute volume growth in production of consumer appliances, over 2011-2016. Among these, Poland and Indonesia show the highest year-on-year growth in 2016, driven by strong demands in local markets as well as higher growth in export volume. Despite slower growth in China, the country […]