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China market: IT brand vendors turn to strengthen online shopping platforms

Apr 19, 13:46

Facing strong competition from China-based retail chains such as Gome and Suning as well as online shopping platforms, IT malls in China have started to lose their popularity, forcing...

China retail channel facing competition from online shopping platform

Notebook ODMs to see 10-20% on-month shipment drop in April

Apr 17, 01:00

Taiwan-based notebook ODMs are expected to see their shipments in April to suffer on-month drops of 10-20% as brand vendors are busy digesting their Sandy Bridge-based model inventories...

Notebook ODMs expected to suffer from on-month shipment drop in April

Two retail chains post mixed sequential growth in March revenues

Apr 9, 15:40

Tsann Kuen Enterprise and E-Life Mall, two operators of retail chains in Taiwan, saw revenues for March increase 4.96% and decrease 0.79% respectively on month, according to the co...

Foxlink reports strong growth in 2011 revenues

Apr 3, 14:49

Taiwan-based connector maker Foxlink, which has also been aggressive about the retail channel business, has announced consolidated revenues of NT$81.6 billion (US$2.77 billion) for...

Intel to push StudyBook tablet PC for emerging markets

Apr 3, 01:15

Intel is set to push a tablet PC product codenamed StudyBook to target emerging markets and will adopt the same sales model as its Classmate PC, according to sources from PC players...

Taiwan market: Samsung launches new consumer DSCs; targeting to become the 3rd-largest vendor

Mar 29, 01:05

Samsung Electronics on March 28, launched several new mid-range and high-end consumer digital still cameras in Taiwan, pushing its Smart Camera concept, which connects its DSCs with...

First-tier motherboard makers drop 7 series motherboard prices

Mar 22, 01:00

First-tier motherboard makers have recently dropped their Intel 7 series motherboard prices to compete for market share, although Intel has not yet officially announced the chipset,...

7 series motherboard

Taiwan market: Sandy Bridge notebooks expected to see 20% price drops at the end of March

Feb 23, 01:15

As Intel's latest Ivy Bridge processor is set to launch in the near future, retail channels in Taiwan reportedly expect to see a wave of price drops by the end of March or early April...

Ultrabook prices are expected to see drop soon

Acer expects double ultrabook shipments in 2Q12, improving gross margin each quarter

Feb 16, 01:25

Acer has announced results for 2011 with operating profit turning from losses to gains in the fourth quarter of 2011, while company chairman JT Wang pointed out that gross margin...

JT Wang, Acer chairman

Ultrabook prices to drop 20-30% in early March to April

Feb 14, 01:25

Prices of the existing ultrabooks are expected to see a 20-30% drop in early March to April to help digesting notebook vendors' inventories as Intel is set to announce its next-generation...

Ultrabook price is expected to drop 20-30%

Clevo expected to see bigger profits in 2012

Feb 14, 01:20

Taiwan-based notebook and retail channel player Clevo, after achieving profit of more than NT$1 billion (US$33.89 million) in 2011 from its retail IT mall business in China, is aiming...

Senao to expand retail chain in China

Feb 7, 11:58

Senao International, a Taiwan-based retail chain of handsets and other consumer electronics, has set up Wo Senao, a joint venture retail chain with China Unicom in the China market...

Vendors dropping ultrabook prices in preparation of second-generation models

Feb 7, 01:15

As ultrabooks from brand vendors such as Acer, Lenovo and Hewlett-Packard (HP) are all recently seeing price drops in the North America, sources from retail channel believe that the...

SanDisk cuts retail product prices

Feb 7, 01:05

Following reports that Kingston Technology is cutting prices for all of its NAND flash products in the retail market by as much as 15%, SanDisk has also adjusted downward prices for...

SanDisk

Taiwan Mobile plans to set up retail network in China

Feb 4, 15:11

Taiwan Mobile (TWM), one of the three largest mobile telecom carriers in Taiwan, plans to extend its self-operated retail network in Taiwan myfone, into China, with 30-50 stores to...

Foxlink targets China, South Korea retail markets

Jan 31, 01:35

Taiwan-based component maker and channel player Foxlink will target retail markets of China and South Korea as its major expansion focus in 2012 as Taiwan's retail market is already...

Asustek expects notebook shipments in the US to grow 30% in 2012

Jan 12, 01:00

Despite seeing the PC market experiencing decline, and economies of the US and Europe are weakening, Asustek Computer still expects its notebook shipments in the US to grow 30% in...

Steven Chang, president of Asustek US

Taiwan market: TWM retail chain to sell 3C products

Jan 5, 10:35

Telecom carrier Taiwan Mobile (TWM) has announced the offering of 3C products including handsets, tablet PCs, PCs and digital cameras for sale at its local retail chain, myfone.

SanDisk shipments to top 700 million units in 2011

Dec 9, 01:05

SanDisk has forecast that overall shipments of its NAND flash-related products to retail channels and OEM customers worldwide will top 700 million units in 2011, up more than 15%.

White-box players in China quitting tablet PC market

Dec 8, 01:20

As non-Apple tablet PC players are dropping their tablet PC prices to compete against Kindle Fire, white-box players in China are starting to quit the tablet PC market and can only...

PC supply chain to see shipments stay flat or drop slightly in November

Dec 1, 01:15

PC component makers and ODMs expect their shipments in November to stay flat or drop slightly on month as orders for the year-end holidays are not as strong as expected, according...

Taiwan market: Prices for supply of HDDs for retail channels to rise by 10% in early December

Nov 28, 10:58

Prices for hard disk drives (HDDs) supplied to retail channels in the Taiwan market have risen 20-30% due to short supply arising from flooding in Thailand, and will be hiked by 10%...

Hard drive prices in retail channels may start dropping in December

Nov 17, 01:25

Several channel retailers are already preparing to dump their hard drive inventory, which was piled up due to concerns over potential shortages, in December as the imbalance between...

Taiwan market: Channel retailers conservative about demand during IT Month Show in December

Nov 15, 01:40

Channel retailers are turning conservative about the IT Month trading show in Taiwan in December, which is a show with promotion products that will usually boost consumer demand,...

Asustek, Acer reduce ultrabook orders by 40%

Nov 10, 01:25

Asustek Computer and Acer have recently reduced their ultrabook orders from 250,000-300,000 units originally to 150,000-180,000 units by the end of 2011 due to the unsatisfactory...

Western Digital and Samsung will not supply hard drives to Taiwan channels in November

Nov 3, 01:10

As floods in Thailand have seriously impacted the hard drive supply chain, Western Digital recently notified its distributors in Taiwan that the company will not distribute any hard...

Taiwan market: Retail channels rest hope on Seagate for supply of HDDs

Nov 2, 16:25

As Western Digital (WD) has given priority to PC vendors for supply of its hard disk drives (HDDs) due to shortages arising from flooding in Thailand, retail channels in the Taiwan...

Microsoft Mango system will rise, says HTC executive

Oct 13, 01:20

President of High Tech Computer (HTC) North Asia Jack Tung, commenting on Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.5 Mango system, pointed out that the smartphone industry is developing into an...

Senao to expand retail networks in Taiwan, China

Oct 5, 01:15

Senao International, a communications products retail chain and a sales agent for Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), will expand its retail network in Taiwan adding 20 outlets in the fourth...

Rising minimum wage in China to seriously impact PC component suppliers

Sep 27, 01:05

To counter domestic inflation, several provinces in China including Guangdong and Jilin are set to increase their minimum wage in early 2012, while cities such as Chongqing, where...

Acer enjoying strong short-term notebook orders for Europe

Sep 22, 01:15

Acer, benefiting from Hewlett-Packard's (HP's) uncertainty about its PC business, has started receiving strong notebook orders from channels in Europe with volumes, as of September...

Synnex achieves strong revenue performance in August

Sep 8, 01:20

Channel retailer Synnex Technology International announced consolidated revenues of NT$28.76 billion (US$987.98 million) for August, a new monthly high and up close to 20% on year...

Notebook players limit initial Ultrabook shipment volume below 50,000 units

Sep 6, 01:05

First-tier notebook brand vendors Acer, Lenovo, Toshiba and Asustek Computer, understanding that demand for notebooks is unlikely to recover in the fourth quarter, while Apple's products...

Acer reports losses for 2Q11

Aug 25, 01:00

Acer has announced preliminary financial results for the second quarter of 2011 with consolidated revenues of NT$102.1 billion (US$3.5 billion), down 32% on year, while operating...

Acer chairman JT Wang

China rare earth export controls to increases hard drive prices by 5-10%

Aug 18, 01:35

The China government's export control policy for rare earth elements, a key material for hard drive's, will increase ASPs in the retail channel by 5-10% as hard drive makers are facing...

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    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...

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    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...

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