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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 […]

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.

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 […]

Euromonitor to speak at Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) 2016

by 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 […]

Consumers Will Be Buying More Expensive Electronic Products in 2021

by 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. […]