August 28, 2017
  Wearable electronics have undergone considerable consolidation over the past three years, with numerous mergers and acquisitions and pioneers such as Jawbone exiting the market. Manufacturers are continuing to experiment with features and functionalities to find consumer’s sweet spot, which lies between functionality and fashion.
Euromonitor Research
August 22, 2017
  Euromonitor International recently published its 2018 edition of Consumer Electronics research and the latest research shows retail value growth keeping pace with volume sales over the forecast period. Activity watches and wireless speakers are proving to be the fastest growing categories. Watch on YouTube
Wee Teck Loo
August 22, 2017
Did you know? Increased digitalisation will boost sales of connected electronics as retail volume sales is projected to hit 2.4 billion units in 2022. Emerging markets are the new frontier for consumer electronics as the number of middle class households is set to increase exponentially over the forecast period. Asia Pacific (driven by India, China […]
August 9, 2017
The latest research showed retail value growth keeping pace with volume sales over the forecast period. The fastest growing products were activity watches, wireless speakers and smart wearables in value terms. Fastest Growing Categories Source: Fossil and JBL Chic over geek Consumers will be buying activity wearables as a fashion statement, rather than to just track the number of […]
October 25, 2016
Since the launch of the Apple Watch, smart accessories have permeated many different industries. However if each individual market is examined, the popularity of smart wearables is varied depending on the consumer perception. For instance, in South Korea, they are considered tech-savvy and as a result the male population is more receptive to wearables. However […]
September 10, 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 7, 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 6, 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 […]

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