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Global LED lamp average retail price falls 11.8% in June 2014 from year earlier, says IHS

Jul 8, 14:35

The global average retail price of LED lamps in June 2014 was US$21.80, down 6.1% from the prior month, and down 11.8% compared to the same time in June 2013, according to IHS.

Taiwan retail chain offers old iPad trade-in program

Jun 24, 12:12

Taiwan's retail chain Tsann Kuen is cooperating with Apple to let customers trade in their old iPads for iPad Airs at discounted prices.

Foxconn said to be parting ways with Cybermart

Jun 10, 15:09

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry) subsidiary Pan International recently announced it will sell its 48.01% shareholdings in SMS Marketing Service, and market watchers...

Advanced IT infrastructure enhances efficiency for retail operations

Jun 3, 13:13

Digital signage, POS and kiosk constitute the major IT infrastructure for the retail industry. The rapid introduction of touch and networking technologies has reinforced the functions...

Digital signage has become a crucial IT device in convenience stores

Haswell Refresh already available in retail channels ahead of Intel announcement at Computex 2014

May 19, 16:54

Intel's Haswell Refresh processors and 9-series chipset-based motherboards are already available in retail channels worldwide despite Intel still having not yet made an official announcement,...

Clevo transforming Buynow retail chain

Apr 22, 15:40

Clevo has been transforming the operations of Buynow, its retail chain in China, from IT retail to mixed retail with the addition of telecom devices and fashion goods, as well as...

Acer CEO visiting retail channel to clarify executive change rumors

Mar 21, 16:50

Acer CEO Jason Chen has been visiting the company's channel retail partners to clarify rumors that one of its channel sales executives has resigned his post. Chen has said no executive...

Taiwan market: E-Life Mall to expand retail chain

Mar 3, 15:08

E-Life Mall, an IT and consumer electronics retail chain in Taiwan, will expand around Taiwan in 2014, with the number of general stores to increase from 330 currently to 350 and...

China market: Acer launches CNY599 7-inch tablet

Jan 17, 14:29

Acer has launched the Acer Tab 7, a 7-inch Android 4.2 tablet equipped with 1.5GHz dual-core processor, in the China market for CNY599 (US$99), so far the lowest retail price for...

Intel prepares Haswell Refresh processors for 2Q14

Jan 13, 21:30

Intel's next-generation Haswell Refresh processors are expected to become available in the retail channel in May, and the CPU giant will also start shipping its Z97 and H97 chipsets...

Foxlink 2013 retail revenues far short of expectation

Jan 9, 11:10

Electronic connector maker Foxlink (Cheng Uei Precision Industry), which has investments in retail chains in Taiwan, China, Hog Kong and South Korea, originally expected 30-40% growth...

Digitimes Research: December retail prices for 40W-equivalent LED bulbs fall in main markets

Jan 8, 15:00

December average retail prices for LED light bulbs equivalent to 40W incandescent bulbs in the US, Europe, Japan and South Korea all decreased on month, according to Digitimes Rese...

Studio A to expand retail networks in Taiwan, China

Dec 17, 14:43

Taiwan-based Studio A, an Apple premium reseller in the Asia Pacific, will expand its retail network in Taiwan and China in 2014, according to the company.

Microsoft Xbox One hardware cost comes in below retail price, IHS teardown reveals

Nov 28, 15:58

Microsoft's new Xbox One carries a bill of materials (BOM) of US$457, according to preliminary results from IHS' teardown analysis service. Manufacturing is estimated at US$14, which...

LED bulb retail pricing steadily declines in October; shipment volume anticipated to exponentially increase in 2014, says LEDinside

Nov 26, 14:31

According to LEDinside's retail findings for October 2013, global 40W LED bulb ASP dipped 2.3% to US$15.80, with price declines most evident in the UK. Conversely, the global 60W...

Global digital signage market nears US$14 billion, spurred by real-time analytics in retail, says IHS

Nov 6, 14:36

The global digital signage market will grow to nearly US$14 billion by year-end with the addition of data-centric information and analytics driving up revenues, according to IHS.

CyberLink begins to sell products through US retail chains

Oct 29, 21:44

Taiwan-based digital multimedia software solution developer CyberLink began selling its products through retail chains in the US market, including Best Buy, Office Depot, Office Max,...

LED lamp retail pricing fluctuates in September, says LEDinside

Oct 23, 15:55

The global average selling price (ASP) for 40W LED lamps was up 2.8% to US$16.20 in September 2013, according to LEDinside. Few new products were released worldwide during the mont...

Taiwan market: Channel retail sales to stay flat in 3Q13

Sep 24, 14:17

Poor PC and home appliance demand is causing channel retailers in Taiwan to suffer from weak sales. Performance for the third quarter is also expected to decline from sequential growth...

Senao to increase investment in joint venture retail business in China

Sep 24, 11:36

Senao International, which operates a handset and consumer electronics retail chain in Taiwan, has decided to inject an extra US$50 million into four China-based subsidiaries to expand...

Taiwan market: Back-to-school notebook sales may drop 20-30% on year

Sep 9, 13:22

Taiwan's notebook sales during the back-to-school season in 2013 may drop 20-30% compared to those in 2012 despite the fact that channel retailers and brand vendors have been aggressively...

Asustek seeking motherboard orders from second-tier PC vendors

Aug 28, 21:54

Asustek Computer has recently turned to seek motherboard orders from second-tier PC vendors and is supplying these new clients from its channel retail partners, according to sources...

Clevo plans to float REITs or IPO shares for China-based retail business Buynow

Aug 15, 21:34

Notebook maker Clevo plans to issue REITs (real estate investment trust) certificates or IPO shares to capitalize the business operation of Buynow, its wholly-owned IT and consumer...

Channel retailers see trouble clearing PC inventories

Jul 19, 14:13

The retail channel is currently facing serious excessive inventory troubles as most retailers are still unable to finish digesting their Ivy Bridge-based PC inventories and could...

Intel puts OEM-use Haswell CPUs in retail channels

Jul 10, 16:07

As PC vendors' procurements of Haswell CPUs, including Core i5 and Core i7, have been far short of original expectations, Intel has released the processors for retail sale in the...

Taiwan market: Asustek to set up experience centers through retail chain Tsann Kuen

Jun 28, 15:39

Asustek Computer has announced a partnership with Taiwan-based IT channel retail chain Tsann Kuen and set up product experience centers at 60 of Tsann Kuen's stores in Taiwan, aiming...

Taiwan market: Tablet shipments to reach 1.6 million units in 2013

Jun 26, 21:45

Tablet shipments in Taiwan are expected to reach 1.6 million units in 2013, up 50% from the 1.1 million units in 2012 as Taiwan's telecom and retail channels are both set to offer...

Price gap between Haswell and Ivy Bridge notebooks may reach 40% in July

Jun 24, 21:43

Notebook brand vendors have mostly priced their Ivy Bridge-based models 20-30% cheaper than Haswell-based models to help digest their inventories and the price gap is expected to...

Digitimes Research: Google tying up with branded vendors to strengthen its online retail channel

Jun 11, 15:46

The launch of HTC's New HTC One Google Edition and Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S4 Google Edition by Google on June 26 through Google Play highlights Google's attempt to further strengthen...

Taiwan market: Intel to cooperate with retail channels to show Haswell-based WiDi, touch control technologies

May 30, 13:51

In order to promote its Haswell platform, Intel will cooperate with retail network operators in the Taiwan market to showcase Haswell-based Wireless Display (WiDi) and touch control-supporting...

Senao expanding retail chain in eastern China

May 23, 11:47

Senao International, a Taiwan-based IT and consumer electronics retail chain, plans to expand its retail network in eastern China from 40 stores currently to 100 by the end of 2013,...

Buynow expects EPS of at least NT$4.50 for 2013

May 22, 21:44

Buynow, a channel retail subsidiary of notebook maker Clevo in China, expects its profits to grow significantly in 2013. The company already enjoyed a giant leap in its first-quarter...

Taiwan market: Channels begin to clear old models before launch of Haswell

May 8, 14:58

As Intel will unveil Haswell in early June, retail channels in the Taiwan market have begun to clear notebooks and desktops by lowering prices by 10% on average, while some models...

Taiwan market: HTC adjusts New HTC One supply to retail channels

Apr 30, 10:37

HTC has adjusted the supply of its New HTC One smartphones to retail channels in Taiwan by delivering the models every 1-2 days in small volumes, instead of supplying larger volumes...

Foxconn denies closing Cybermart in Taiwan

Apr 2, 12:05

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has dismissed rumors that it is closing its Cybermart IT retail operations in Taiwan.

Foxconn will not close down its retail stores in Taiwan
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    Samsung 840-series SSD

    Samsung Electronics has announced its new lineup of SSDs designed for use in personal computers. The new series supporting SATA 6.0 gigabit-per-second (Gb/s) interface comes in two...

    Photo: Company, Sep 28.

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    SanDisk Extreme Pro CF card

    SanDisk has announced what it claims is the world's fastest high-capacity CompactFlash (CF) card. The new SanDisk Extreme Pro series features 128GB of storage and up to 100MB/sec...

    Photo: Company, Jan 24.

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    SanDisk 32GB microSDHC card

    SanDisk has announced it will begin shipping what it claims is the world's highest-capacity removable memory card for mobile phones - 32GB SanDisk microSDHC card. SanDisk is mass...

    Photo: Company, Mar 24.

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    WD SiliconEdge Blue

    Western Digital (WD) has announced shipping its first consumer-oriented SSD with the new WD SiliconEdge 2.5-inch SSD family. WD SiliconEdge Blue SSDs, in capacities up to 256GB,...

    Photo: Company, Mar 8.

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    Intel Intelligent Digital Signage concept

    Intel has demonstrated a new 7-foot-6-inch multi-user, multi-touch Intel Intelligent Digital Signage concept at the National Retail Federation Convention (NRF) in New York. Intel...

    Photo: Company, Jan 13.

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