May 17th, 2016
Digital technology and the Internet of Things (IOT) are transforming businesses and governments in the Middle East & North Africa, becoming increasingly crucial for competitiveness and economic expansion. This white paper examines how capitalising on smart technology can add trillions to the GDP of MENA economies and revenues of companies operating in the region. Download […]
May 12th, 2016
Technological advancements since 2005, including the uptake of the internet as well as mobile phones by consumers, has led to the strong growth of digital commerce in India.
May 11th, 2016
Sales of wearable electronics are projected to exceed 300 million units in 2020. With Apple Inc launching the Apple Watch in 2015, the wearable electronics market cemented its status as the hottest electronics device.
April 10th, 2016
Springtime in Japan is marked by Hanami, or flower-viewing parties in Japan. It also marks an important time of year for Japanese manufacturers, consumers and industries. Learn more about how tourism, travel, beverages, foods, beauty, fashion, home appliances, technology, and Japan’s economy itself are impacted by springtime in the country. Watch on YouTube
March 26th, 2016
2015 was the year of the wearable – and these products will continue to steal the limelight this year, with projected growth of 75% on 2015 to reach US$29 billion in 2016.
March 21st, 2016
Apple Inc is expected to launch the iPhone SE at its upcoming press event on 21 March. At 4 inches, the phone is a smaller variant of its iPhone 6s and 6s Plus and will come with a similar design to its larger screen counterparts.
March 8th, 2016
In Japan, consumers had long been given limited choice with regard to mobile network operators (MNOs). NTT Docomo, AU and Softbank dominated the telecom networks and mobile phone manufacturers such as Apple, Sony, Sharp and Fujitsu had limited retail channels. The Japanese MNO business has rather been an oligopolistic market, in which the three companies […]
March 5th, 2016
Imagine sitting in your favourite armchair, putting on a virtual reality (VR) headset and feeling as though you’re walking into a luxury fashion store on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue. You browse all the clothing and accessories, just as you would in a real bricks-and-mortar shopping experience. Everything is three-dimensional and interactive, so it feels like you’re […]
February 16th, 2016
Cada vez más personas miran contenidos en sus notebooks, tablets y smartphones, y esto está afectando al mercado de televisores. En el año 2015 la mayoría de los países de Latinoamérica vieron una disminución en el volumen de venta de televisores. De acuerdo con Euromonitor International, el promedio anual de crecimiento de ventas de televisores […]
February 13th, 2016
As discussed in our “Consumer Electronics in Asia Pacific: How Demographics and Income Shape Demand” global briefing, shifting spending patterns have fuelled demand for personal-use, portable electronics in recent years in Asia Pacific. Smartphones, the largest contributor to portable consumer electronics, with sales exceeding US$152 billion in 2015, has benefitted greatly from this trend; as incomes […]