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Taiwan market: New iPhone expected to drive demand for 4G subscriptions

Aug 19, 11:24

Many 3G mobile subscribers in Taiwan are waiting for the launch of the new iPhone with which they will shift to 4G subscriptions, and therefore the new iPhone is expected to boost...

Notebook sales expected to rise in 2H14 as vendors price below US$300

Aug 13, 15:25

With many vendors having been reducing their notebook prices to below US$300, sources from the upstream supply chain expect overall notebook sales to increase in the second half of...

Channel retailers kick off back-to-school promotions

Aug 6, 14:23

To satisfy back-to-school demand, channel retailers have been offering new promotions for notebooks, LCD TVs and PC accessories recently. The deals are expected to help notebook recover,...

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...

Clevo sees notebook shipment drop, but profits grow in 2013

Newswatch - Apr 2, 13:44

Taiwan-based second-tier notebook player Clevo shipped 1.57 million notebooks in 2013, down 13% on year, but its revenues from the business were only down 1% on year and profits increased...

Taiwan market: Retailers placing rush orders for 2-in-1 devices for 2Q14

Mar 24, 13:40

As 2-in-1 device sales in Taiwan continue to stay strong, channel retailers have been placing extra orders with brand vendors to satisfy demand, according to sources from channel...

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...

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...

Taiwan market: iPad Air and new iPad mini expected to hit store shelves in late November

Oct 24, 11:16

Taiwan channel retailers expect Apple's iPad Air and iPad mini with Retina display to be available in the local market as early as late November.

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...

Taiwan market: Ivy Bridge inventories may not be cleared until after 2013

Sep 23, 12:18

The digestion of Ivy Bridge-based notebook inventories in the Taiwan market may not complete until after the fourth quarter as back-to-school sales in 2013 were down 20-30% compared...

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...

HP to release US$99 tablet through Wal-Mart for back-to-school demand

Jul 24, 21:42

Hewlett-Packard (HP) reportedly will launch a US$99 tablet and will cooperate with Wal-Mart to sell the device in the US retail channel, targeting back-to-school demand, according...

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...

Foxconn setting up Cybermart in northwestern China

Jul 5, 14:50

Although Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) is facing some issues entering Taiwan's retail channel, the company continues to expand its malls in China, and is establishing...

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: 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: Touchscreen notebooks to enjoy 20-25% price drops

Apr 10, 13:46

Taiwan-based first-tier notebook brand vendors will drop their touchscreen notebook prices around 20-25% for the upcoming Softex consumer trade show in Taiwan, thanks to Microsoft's...

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

Inhontech joins branded notebook and smartphone competition

Mar 21, 14:08

Taiwan-based Inhon Technologies Group (Inhontech), an ODM maker of glass fiber handset and notebook cases, chassis and other plastics parts, has recently entered the branded smartphone...

First-tier vendors to supply more notebook models with no OS

Mar 18, 21:28

Several first-tier notebook brand vendors including Lenovo have reportedly been raising their shipment proportions of models without an operating system (OS) to attract consumers,...

notebook

Buynow to open 3 new stores in China in 2013

Jan 30, 22:01

Buynow, a channel retail subsidiary of notebook maker Clevo, is set to open three new stores in China in 2013, according to Clevo president Simon Tsai and strategic officer Lin Qun...

Asustek expects strong tablet shipments for 2013

Dec 3, 22:10

Asustek Computer at its global sales meeting (GSM) on December 3, set the annual shipments goals for its three major product lines for 2013 with the notebook shipments expected to...

Acer announces over 30% on-month drop in October revenues

Nov 12, 22:43

Acer has announced revenues of NT$25.53 billion (US$880.8 million) for October, down 32.13% on month, with combined revenues for the first ten months of 2012 reaching NT$306.1 billion,...

Foxconn cooperates with Japan-based Softbank BB to enter the IT accessory market in Taiwan

Oct 31, 15:52

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) recently signed a cooperation agreement with Softbank BB through its retail subsidiary Cybermart and will become the major distributor...

Taiwan market: Canon to release EOS M series MILC on October 30

Oct 24, 21:33

Canon, after announcing its EOS M series mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera (MILC) in late July, is set to start selling the model in Taiwan on October 30.

Notebook inventory levels may be high in Europe, China, say Taiwan makers

Sep 21, 15:00

Due to lower than expected demand and increasing competition from tablets as well as the launch of Windows 8 notebooks, inventories of notebooks in Europe and China are likely to...

Foxconn monthly sales down more than 10% in August

Sep 11, 01:55

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has announced non-consolidated revenues of NT$222.31 billion (US$7.5 billion) for August, down 10.6% on month, but up 3.68% on year,...

Intel aggressively planning for the smartphone industry

Jun 21, 01:20

Intel's Medfield platform-based smartphones have recently received attention from handset players and telecom carriers such as Orange, Lenovo, Motorola Mobility, ZTE and India-based...

Intel smartphone platform

Google, Asustek expected to unveil 7-inch Nexus tablet PC at Google I/O

Jun 19, 01:45

Google and Asustek Computer's jointly developed 7-inch Nexus tablet PC is set to be unveiled at Google I/O, a developer event that will be hosted from June 27-29 at San Francisco's...

Asustek tablet

Acer enters tier-3 to -5 cities in China

Jun 14, 01:30

Acer, starting 2012, is executing a three-year plan in China to expand its channel bases from tier-1 and -2 cities to tier-3 to -5 cities and is set to open new stores at a rate of...

Scott Lin, Acer vice president and president of Acer Greater China

Taiwan ODMs show no interest in ultra-low price handset market

Jun 14, 01:05

China-based second-tier smartphone brand vendors have recently been pushing their ultra-low price smartphones, priced at only CNY500 (US$79), in the retail channel, but since these...

Taiwan ODMs show no interest in ultra-cheap smartphones
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