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Back-to-school demand not as good as expected in 2013
  • The back-to-school season is one of the major sales events of the PC industry; however, related demand in 2013 is weaker than expected, causing channle retailers having troubles digesting their inventories.

    Last update: Monday 9 September 2013 [7 news items]

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...

Taiwan market: Acer offers sub-NT$20,000 Haswell notebook

Aug 29, 12:33

Acer has recently cut the price of a notebook featuring a Haswell-based Core i5 processor to below NT$20,000 (US$667) in Taiwan and is aiming to compete for the back-to-school demand...

Taiwan market: Retailers not stocking as much inventory for back-to-school season as in previous years

Aug 20, 13:43

With the PC industry suffering from a downturn, channel retailers are active about offering new promotions in Taiwan, but their inventory preparation for the back-to-school season...

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...

Taiwan retailers stocking fewer notebooks for summer 2013

Jul 9, 15:48

Seeing that notebook demand may be weaker than expected during the summer, Taiwan channel retailers have prepared less inventory for the summer. Inventory for the back-to-school season...

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...

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