October 19th, 2016
In Q3 2016, the global economic outlook declined as mounting uncertainty in Europe, the UK and the US outweighed any boost from the BRICs. This quarter, fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) forecast growth revisions from Euromonitor International’s Industry Forecast Model generally point to marginal retail sales downgrades through 2020.
October 11th, 2016
The global recall of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 created a major dent in Samsung’s plans to get an early lead before the launch of the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus. Reports of defective batteries causing the Note 7 to explode surfaced shortly after the product was launched on 19 August. As it became clear […]
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 […]
September 25th, 2016
The consumer electronics industry in Brazil was not immune to the effects of the economic downturn in Brazil. In 2014, Brazil was the fourth largest country in terms of consumer electronics sales, but in 2016 it dropped to the seventh position. Smartphones range among the least impacted items as they are a near necessity […]
September 20th, 2016
Event: Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) Date: October 13 -16, 2016 Venue: Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre Speaker: Wee Teck Loo Presentation Date: 13th October Presentation Time: 14:30 pm – 14:55 pm Presentation Title: The Future of Connected Living (IoT) and Its Challenges Presentation Description: Smart home is becoming a reality as devices […]
September 11th, 2016
Consumers are buying higher priced products like smart wearables and OLED TVs as value sales kept up with volume sales over the forecast period.
September 10th, 2016
At the recent Google I/O 2016 conference, Google announced improvements to Android Wear 2.0 to improve the user experience. The most important improvement is support for standalone apps so that the smart wearables can offer full functionality even without the smartphone. In addition, the new Android Wear 2.0 will be able to recognise automatically the type of […]
September 7th, 2016
The newly released edition shows retail value growth keeping pace with volume sales over the forecast period. A slew of new products, like smart wearables and wireless speakers, and innovations like Ultra HD and convertible laptops resonate with the shift in consumer preferences. These products command higher retail selling prices, helping to boost value sales. […]
September 6th, 2016
Apple Inc is widely expected to announce the new iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus during its annual launch event on 7 September.
September 6th, 2016
PRESS RELEASE 6 September, 2016 – Updated 30 Sept, 2016 SINGAPORE – Euromonitor International released today new data on the global consumer electronics industry. According to the new data, global prospects for wearable electronics continue to be strong with retail value sales projected to grow by 138% to become a $45 billion dollar industry in […]