September 27, 2017
Sony Corp is one of the world’s largest consumer electronics companies. Aside from consumer electronics, the company also manufactures professional use cameras and components, such as image sensors for third-parties. In addition, it operates a music and film production company, as well as a financial services company in Japan. Sony’s electronics business has struggled to […]
December 13, 2015
With the smartphone market expected to exceed 1.6 billion units in 2020, manufacturers are all eager to expand their market share to capitalise on the potential growth opportunity.
September 27, 2017
It has not been more than a year since Google Glass was first sold commercially to the public, and, despite an overall tepid reaction towards Google Glass, Luxottica is now forging ahead with yet another attempt at smart glasses. This time, the eyewear juggernaut has teamed up with semiconductor giant Intel to produce smart eyewear. […]
November 14, 2014
While Sony has a much more diversified product portfolio than HTC, both companies are highly dependent on demand for their smartphones for revenues and profit. Therefore, slowing growth and intensifying competition in smartphones have been particularly detrimental for both companies, and results announced on 31 October indicate that despite making headway in their turnaround efforts, […]
September 18, 2014
The video games industry is forecast to post sales growth of over US$23 billion globally over the 2013-2018 period. With a 6% CAGR over the forecast period, video games is expected to be far more dynamic than traditional toys and games, which is expected to record a CAGR of 3% over the same period. Many […]
September 12, 2014
Manufacturers were rushing to showcase their flagship smartphones at the IFA trade show in Berlin, ahead of Apple Inc’s event on 9 September. Samsung Corp showed the fourth generation of its mammoth Note family and Sony Corp introduced the Xperia Z3 (third generation) of its waterproof smartphone range. Almost all flagship smartphones are supporting the […]
August 27, 2014
Both Samsung and Sony own core products that are performing well globally; Samsung’s Galaxy line of phones and Sony’s Playstation 4 gaming console respectively. However if these products are factored out, both companies are struggling in almost every other business segment. Samsung and Sony must have plans in place if either of their core product […]
Euromonitor Research
February 26, 2014
Last year we looked at what to expect from gaming in 2013 as consumers awaited the arrival of new consoles from Microsoft and Sony. Now that these next generation consoles have finally arrived, with strong launch sales, everyone is looking to see which direction video games will take this year. 2014 could shape up to be […]

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