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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 […]

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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 […]

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Changing Industry Patterns – New Opportunities for Western Electronics Companies

by November 3rd, 2016

The Western Electronics industry has long suffered, with poor prospects since production relocation to Asia intensified in the 2000s. This was a major gain for countries like China, which saw its electronics/electrics industry increasing by 13 times to US$2.4 trillion over 2000-2015. However, with the influence of cheap labour in this country fading and hardware […]

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Introduction to Euromonitor Quarterly Global FMCG Industry Forecasts

by and 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.

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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 […]

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