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The influence of electronics on the daily lives of people around the world continues to expand. From smartphones to televisions to refrigerators, consumer devices keep defying traditional categorization as they become smarter and greener.

Stay on top of the dynamic, global consumer electronics market with our comprehensive, timely information and analysis on connectivity, TV sets, set-top boxes, tablets, modems, routers and accompanying semiconductor content.

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  • Bing Zhang | November 16, 2017
    Chinese “Single’s Day” is an online promotional holiday held on 11/11. It was originally conceived of as a holiday to celebrate people who are proud to be single, but has transitioned into the largest online e-commerce shopping holiday of the year. It is the equivalent of Cyber Monday in the US Sales this year were very strong, and TV's were a strong element of the promotions this year, selling very well. Local Chinese brands were strong, but Sharp was a major disruptor this year and streaming TV brands were down after LeTV financial struggles led to a significant decline in sales. Attached PowerPoint report written by Bing Zhang, lead TV analyst in China, details results of the holiday related to TVs.
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  • Ken Park | November 15, 2017
    On November 14th, it was reported that Hisense was acquiring 95% share of Toshiba Vision Solutions Corporation (TVS) for 12.9 billion Yen, approximately $130 million USD. Toshiba will retain 5% stake. The acquisition is the latest in a flurry of activity in recent years around M&A, licensing and brand expansion activity. Hisense licensed the Sharp brand for the Americas (excluding Brazil) in 2013, prior to Foxconn Acquiring Sharp. In addition, Toshiba had license it's brand for use in TVs to several different companies in recent years, including Compal, Semp, TCL, Skyworth, Elaraby and recently Vestel for Europe. The acquisition of Toshiba TV by Hisense shakes up these relationships in some interesting ways. The attached analysis details our take on the reasons for the acquisition and some of the possible results.
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  • Hisakazu Torii, Paul Gagnon | November 09, 2017
    TVs are always a critical category in consumer electronics for the holiday season, Black Friday in particular. Spectacular prices on TVs drive traffic into retailers, but while 2016 discounts were large and drove strong traffic, 2017 is looking considerably more muted. Many of the major Black Friday advertisements have been released, and although there can be some last minute adjustments, we have analyzed the known pricing and provided our thoughts on prices, brands, retailers, sizes and more. Please be sure to download the presentation to get the complete and thorough breakdown, comparing Black Friday 2017 against prior years. There will be follow up analysis after Black Friday once we have had an opportunity to review the activity.
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Reports View All (132)

  • Icon Tim Westcott | November 10, 2017
    The Media & Technology Digest provides a monthly analysis of the key trends and innovations shaping the global technology landscape. Written by our senior analysts the digest includes a detailed focus on key industry hot topics, analysis of all major industry and product announcements with in-depth examinations of significant industry trends.
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  • Horse Liu | November 08, 2017
    China’s white-goods markets are characterized by maturity with lower or negative growth ratio in unit shipments. Domestic markets will grow slightly in unit shipments and export segments will fluctuate over the next five years. Fortunately, high-end and diversified white goods markets will grow rapidly. Makers have opportunities to increase sales revenue and to improve profit performance through expanding market share within...
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  • Dinesh Kithany, Noman Akhtar, Horse Liu | October 19, 2017
    The global major home appliance (white-goods) market estimated to be nearly 640 million units in 2016 is forecast to reach 850 million units in 2021. or 35% of the total home appliance market.
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  • John Kendall | November 17, 2017
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  • Rhoda Alexander | November 17, 2017
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    Paul Gagnon | November 17, 2017
    The TV Sets (Emerging Technologies) Market Tracker consists of a comprehensive worldwide pivot database and two reports: a worldwide historical shipment analysis report focusing on recent results and implications, as well as a forecast report detailing the updated global TV market outlook, all delivered on a quarterly basis.
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Presentations View All (63)

  • Dinesh Kithany | October 03, 2017
    This report highlights the emerging market trends within the home appliance industry, looking across appliance types, electronic components and connectivity and other technology segments as witnessed during IFA 2017 ... .
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  • Horse Liu | August 28, 2017
    The Smart Speaker Outlook - China - 2017 presentation provides an overview of China's domestic smart speaker market, by looking at current market estimates and annual forecast for the next five years, through 2021. It also provides analysis of the competitive landscape, the smart speaker ecosystem, and market drivers and barriers.
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  • Jeff Lin | July 21, 2017
    This brief presentation provides key findings and analysis on the PC computing market based on Taipei Computex 2017 held on May 30 2017 – June 3 2017 in Taiwan.
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  • Analyst photo placeholder Associate Director – Research and Analysis, Service Provider Technology
    Mr. Andrew Young, an associate director at IHS Markit, is responsible for researching professional video technology.
  • Icon Principal Analyst, Mobile Devices & Mobile Media
    Jusy Hong is responsible for mobile device, networks and media in the Asia Pacific. He covers mobile handset shipment, production, technology, & media trends as well as companies' strategies.
  • Icon Senior Analyst, Consumer Devices
    Kathleen Zhang is responsible for research in the Chinese and Taiwanese TV markets and vendors, including creating and implementing industry surveys, market sizing and forecasting and evaluating the impact of broad market factors on television demands.

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