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China market: Foxconn retail subsidiary to increase number of stores to compete against Clevo

Jan 4, 14:51

The Foxconn Group's channel retail subsidiary, Cybermart, in China expects to expand its number of stores from 34 currently to 50 over the next five years and will compete directly...

LEDs to become mainstream for lighting when 1,000 lumens cost US$5, says Epistar chairman

Dec 28, 14:11

Taiwan-based LED chipmaker Epistar chairman Lee Biing-jye has indicated that LED lighting will become a mainstream product in the general lighting market when the retail price for...

ECS retail subsidiary in China to apply for listing on TSE in 2011

Dec 25, 16:03

Elitegroup Computer System (ECS) expects its subsidiary, the China-based channel retailer Orbbit, to apply for listing on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TSE) in 2011, according to Orbbit...

Taiwan market: Netbook sales through 3G carriers to drop 20% sequentially in 4Q09

Dec 24, 15:52

Netbook sales through bundling with 3G services in Taiwan are expected to drop more than 20% sequentially in the fourth quarter of 2009 due to the rapid drop in netbook retail prices,...

China market: Clevo opens 3D Buynow online mall

Nov 27, 17:10

Buynow, an IT and consumer electronics retail chain established in main cities of China by second-tier Taiwan-based PC maker Clevo, on November 26 opened a 3D online shopping mall,...

Taiwan market: Netbook sales through carriers decline in October 2009

Nov 20, 16:27

Sales of netbooks bundled with 3G services in the Taiwan market dropped to 12,000-13,000 units in October from the monthly 15,000-16,000 units in July and August, according to market...

Blu-ray Disc gaining popularity in consumer segment

Nov 20, 10:37

Global demand for Blu-ray Disc (BD) players and movie discs is expected to steadily increase as average retail prices for players will drop from US$193 currently to US$77 in 2012...

CBHD player launches in the UK

Oct 26, 13:53

A CBHD (China Blue High-definition Disc) player has been launched for sale in the UK market by UK-based distributor GBAX at GBP259.99 (US$425). This is the first time a CBHD player...

China market: Clevo invests in retail outlet in Chongqing

Oct 16, 16:40

China-based retail channel operator Buynow, which was set up by second-tier Taiwan notebook maker Clevo, will open its nineteenth store in China in March 2010. The store will be located...

Taiwan market: Netbook sales through carriers account for 50% of total retail sales in August 2009

Sep 25, 15:50

Sales of netbooks bundled with 3G services in the Taiwan market reached 15,000 units in August, accounting for 50% of total retail sales, according to market sources. However, netbooks...

FIH sets up technology service unit targeting China retail market, says paper

Newswatch - Sep 16, 16:52

Foxconn International Holdings (FIH), the Hong Kong-listed handset subsidiary of Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), has set up an integrated technology service unit...

Taiwan 3C retail chains Tsann Kuen, E-Life see August revenues down on month

Newswatch - Sep 11, 16:26

Tsann Kuen and E-Life Mall, two major 3C retail chains in Taiwan, both saw August revenues decrease. Tsann Kuen's revenues reached NT$2.199 billion (US$67 million), down 20.72% on...

Synnex sees strong revenues in August

Sep 9, 10:44

Synnex Technology International, the largest 3C (computer, communication, consumer electronics) channel distributor in Taiwan, has reported self-estimated consolidated revenues of...

Taiwan market: Retail price for Windows 7 Home Premium set at NT$6,990

Sep 8, 16:47

Microsoft has set Taiwan retail prices for Windows 7 at NT$6,990 (US$213) for the Home Premium version and NT$4,170 for the upgrade version, according to Microsoft Taiwan.

Early sales of Core i5 and i7 CPUs unlikely to stop despite Intel warning, say sources

Aug 20, 16:49

Although Intel is asking vendors to stop selling socket 1156-based CPUs - as well as P55-based motherboards - that it has not yet officially launched, retailers are unlikely to listen...

BenQ expects global projector shipments to reach 6 million units in 2009

Aug 6, 09:56

BenQ has estimated that global front projector shipments will reach six million units in 2009. Of the total, the education segment will account for around 40%, enterprise around 50%,...

BenQ launches mini LED projector in Taiwan

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen to spin off CE manufacturing department

Jul 30, 13:49

Tsann Kuen, a major retail chain of IT products and consumer electronics in Taiwan recently decided to spin off its consumer electronics and home appliance manufacturing business...

Taiwan market: Projector shipments drop in 1H09

Jul 23, 14:19

Front projector shipments for the first half of 2009 in Taiwan's retail market dropped 10-20% on year, according to industry sources.

Taiwan government offers e-operation subsidies for new retail stores

Jul 20, 16:02

Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) will promote electronic retail operations by providing new stores starting business in 2009 with a maximum subsidy of 50% of their e-operation...

Taiwan retail chain Tsann Kuen raises HK$59 million from selling shares in China subsidiary

Jul 1, 14:25

Tsann Kuen Enterprise, the operator of the Tsann Kuen retail chain in Taiwan, on June 30 announced it has disposed of a stake in Tsann Kuen (China) Enterprise, its subsidiary which...

China-based Haier hopes to cooperate with Taiwan 3C retail chains

Jun 30, 11:16

China-based vendor Haier hopes to cooperate with Tsann Kuen and E-Life Mall, two Taiwan-based 3C retail chains, to sell its electric home appliances in the Taiwan market, according...

Taiwan network equipment makers eyeing WiMAX orders from Japan retail chains

Jun 24, 12:24

Taiwan-based network equipment makers plan to compete for ODM orders from retail channels in Japan as Japan-based UQ Communications will start operating WiMAX services in July and...

CHT tentatively withdraws from Senao private placement

Newswatch - Jun 12, 11:43

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has tentatively suspended plans to increase its stake in IT and telecom retail chain Senao International from 31.5% to 40.8% through a private placement as...

Retail digital signage market to triple by 2013, says iSuppli

Jun 3, 16:01

The changing needs of retailers are prompting them to move away from traditional advertising and seek alternative means, including retail digital signage, whose shipments will more...

Chunghwa Telecom raises stake in Senao, sparks speculation of retail network in China

Jun 1, 11:32

Chunghwa Telecom (CHT) has increased its stake in Senao International, an IT and telecom retain chain in Taiwan, from 31.5% originally to 40.8% after acquiring all of the new shares...

Clevo suffers losses in 1Q09

May 21, 14:04

Clevo suffered net losses of around NT$85 million (US$2.59 million) in the first quarter of 2009 due to a decline in notebook demand and costs from opening a new retail store in Beijing,...

Taiwan market: Handset sales drop in April

May 21, 11:43

Sales of handsets in the Taiwan market dropped 4.4% sequentially to 519,000 units in April, the lowest level since 2007, according to data compiled by local retail channels.

ISS Asia Pacific: Foxconn showcases netbooks and nettops

Apr 30, 11:31

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has unveiled its Qbook netbook and Qbox nettop at the Intel Solutions Summit (ISS) being held in Australia, marking the EMS giant's...

Foxconn's Qbook netbook (left) and Qbox nettop (right)

Clevo considering setting up retail chain store in Taiwan, says paper

Newswatch - Apr 14, 15:31

Second-tier notebook maker Clevo is considering setting up new branch of its PC and consumer electronics retail chain, Buynow, in Taiwan, according to a Chinese-language Commercial...

LCD TV retail prices fall 7.5% in 1Q09, says WitsView

Apr 3, 17:11

LCD TV prices for the mainstream 19- to 52-inch segment declined by 7.5% sequentially in the first quarter, with the 22-inch and 26-inch segments witnessing the biggest declines,...

Foxconn working with German vendor to cut into the retail channel in China

Mar 26, 15:58

Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry) has recently cooperated with German channel vendor Metro Group to cut into the retail channel in China. The company plans to establish...

China market: 2008 online retail transactions at 122 billion yuan

Mar 16, 15:27

The total value of online retail sales in China consisting of C2C (customer-to-customer) auctions and B2C (business-to-customer) transactions in 2008 was estimated at 122.01 billion...

Taiwan market: Web portal PChome turns profitable in 2008

Mar 16, 14:23

PChome Online, a web portal and operator of C2C and B2C online retail sale services in Taiwan, on March 13 published its 2008 financial report which showed the company turning from...

Nokia appoints retail head for Greater China and South Korea

Feb 25, 15:44

Nokia has initiated a reshuffle of its top executives in the Asia Pacific region, promoting Tsung-kai Cheng, currently general manager of Nokia Taiwan, to head Nokia's...

Taiwan market: Second-tier MP3 players promoted in channel

Nov 4, 16:05

Tsann Kuen and E-Life Mall, two large retail chains of consumer electronics in Taiwan, and Carrefour, the largest hypermarket chain in Taiwan, will soon launch 4GB MP3 players offered...

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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.

  • WD+SiliconEdge+Blue%3Cbr%3E

    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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