JVC Kenwood Restructuring Produces Profits, But Sales Slide Continues

JVC Kenwood Corp. released a summary of results for their fiscal year 2015, the year that ended March 31, 2015, and we continue to see positive profit results from their rather dramatic company-wide restructuring that had them abandoning many consumer … Continue reading

Bloomberg Reporter Asks ‘Why is Sharp Still With Us?’

We’ve been reporting for a while now on the epic survival struggles of some of this industry’s biggest brand names in Japan…most recently Sharp Corp. Some of the changes we’re seeing now were unforeseeable even 24-36 months ago – Sony … Continue reading

Despite Scary Sales Slide, JVC Kenwood Posts Big Profit Gains

JVC Kenwood Corp. released their financial results for the first 9-months of the current fiscal year (ending March 31st) and the company points to a tremendous swing in profits as proof of the positive impact of their painful, multi-year business … Continue reading

Despite Revenue Decline, JVC Kenwood Cuts Losses as Restructuring Takes Hold

JVC Kenwood Corp., the troubled consolidation of two struggling Japanese brands, seems to have turned a corner despite reporting fiscal Q2 and first half revenue declines and continuing losses. The company, which in January surprised many by announcing its decision … Continue reading

JVC Kenwood Takes Bold New Steps to Reconstruct Its Core DNA – Shaking Up Structure & Management

In a regulatory filing this month, JVC Kenwood Corp. said it will take dramatic and bold steps to literally change its very core – the operating structure of the company – such that it fundamentally changes the way the company … Continue reading

Aggressive Business Restructure Fails to Prevent JVC Kenwood’s Net Loss

JVC Kenwood Corporation released a snapshot of the financial results for its fiscal year that ended March 31, 2014 and – while overall group revenues were slightly better than expected – the profit picture is still quite troubled. Fiscal year … Continue reading

JVC Kenwood’s Early Retirement Solicitation Falls Short of Goal

JVC Kenwood Corporation announced the final results of their voluntary early retirement solicitation first announced late last year. This solicitation was offered as part of a comprehensive effort to turn around the company’s flagging fortunes and included many steps to … Continue reading

With Huge Increase in Fiscal YTD Net Loss – JVC Kenwood Moves to Cut Staff & Buy a Company

JVC Kenwood Corporation released their year-to-date results for the first nine months (April 1, 2013 – December 31, 2013) of the current fiscal year at the end of last week. The results clearly portrayed a company in a struggle to … Continue reading

JVC Kenwood Launches 1st Initiative in New, More Commercial Business Strategy

Just one day after we reported that JVC Kenwood was turning away from the Consumer Electronics business and choosing to instead pursue more commercial enterprises – the company announces its first major partnership in this new operating model. The company … Continue reading