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Demand for large-size panels may turn weak in 3Q10

Jul 15, 11:59

Demand for large-size LCD panels may turn weak in the third quarter as retail channels in China still have a high level of panel inventory, sources with panel makers have warned.

Strong channel demand reportedly causing tight component supply for Apple

Jun 24, 14:07

Strong channel demand for Apple's new products such as iPad is reportedly leaving its component suppliers including Foxlink unable to fulfill demand, which is also affecting iPad...

China market: 3C retail chains Cybermart, Buynow expanding

Jun 17, 11:01

Cybermart, a major 3C retail chain in China, plans to add five stores annually over next three years, while competitor Buynow will also open five new stores every year in the next...

China salary raises to benefit Clevo

Jun 10, 14:54

Clevo expects the recent salary raises started by Foxconn Electronics (Hon Hai Precision Industry), will benefit the company's retail store business, and since labor costs do not...

US$250 to become benchmark price for entry-level smartphones

May 25, 16:21

Open and low-cost chip platforms have enabled prices of smartphones offered by Taiwan-based vendors to drop to retail prices of US$250, about the same as that of touch-panel feature-phones...

China market: Beijing Dixintong to expand handset retail shops to 5,000 in 5-7 years

May 20, 13:53

Beijing Dixintong Electronics Communication Technology, the largest handset retail chain in China, plans to spend two billion yuan (US$292.91 million) to expand its retail outlets...

China market: Acer turning aggressive in the channel

Apr 27, 15:13

Acer recently beefed up its marketing efforts significantly in China's channel market in an attempt to increase its market share from 7% in the first quarter of 2010, to 10% in the...

Fire strikes Foxconn IT retail chain in Chongqing, China

Apr 26, 14:33

Foxconn Electronics' (Hon Hai Precision Industry's) Cybermart retail chain in Chongqing, China was damaged by fire on April 24. No injuries were reported.

WiMAX Forum launches Open Retail Initiative to allow retail sales of WiMAX CPE

Apr 14, 14:38

At WiMAX Forum Congress Asia 2010 taking place in Taipei from April 13-14, the WiMAX Forum announced the launch of Open Retail Initiative, its ongoing global program to make WiMAX...

China market: IT retail chain Buynow aims to triple revenues by 2015

Mar 30, 15:58

Buynow, Clevo's IT retail chain subsidiary in the China market, will expand its retail network from 20 stores currently to 50 stores in 2015 and expects the annual revenues to increase...

Taiwan market: Telecom carriers give priority to Apple iPhone; other handset vendors turn to retail channels

Mar 22, 15:08

Some branded handset vendors, including HTC and Sony Ericsson, have strengthened their cooperation with retail channels to push sales of their handsets in the Taiwan market as the...

Taiwan market: HTC expanding cooperation with retail channels to boost handset sales

Mar 16, 12:18

HTC (High Tech Computer) has decided to strengthen its cooperation with retail chains in Taiwan to boost sales, especially for the entry-level models, according to Jack Tong, vice...

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen retail chain to deal out dividend for 2009

Stockwatch - Mar 4, 10:42

Tsann Kuen Enterprise, which operates a retail chain in Taiwan selling computer and consumer electronics products, on March 3 announced the distribution of a dividend of NT$4.5 per...

Taiwan market: Tsann Kuen reports over 30% revenues growth for January

Feb 5, 12:13

Tsann Kuen Enterprise, an electronic products retail chain in Taiwan, has reported unaudited revenues of NT$2.679 billion (US$83.7 million) for January, growing 35.61% sequentially...

China retail chains consider launching own-brand notebooks

Feb 5, 12:09

China consumer electronics retail chains Gome Electrical Appliances and Suning Appliance are reportedly interesting in launching own-brand notebooks, while Taiwan-based notebook makers...

Rugged notebook maker Crete expects 20% revenue growth in 2010

Jan 28, 14:10

Taiwan-based rugged notebook maker Crete System expects its revenues from retail channel business to increase 20-30% on year and 20% for its rugged device business benefiting from...

Taiwan market: Foxlink working aggressively to enter retail business

Jan 8, 14:58

Taiwan-based connector maker Foxlink has recently been working aggressively to enter channel retailing in Taiwan by investing in related players, according to industry sources.

Taiwan market: Retail chain Tsann Kuen sees revenues down, profits up in 2009

Jan 6, 14:57

Tsann Kuen Enterprise, operator of the retail chain Tsann Kuen in Taiwan, has reported revenues of NT$27.01 billion (US$822 million) for 2009, a decrease of 12.53% from 2008. However,...

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...

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