Uh-Oh, Data Shows TVs are Disappearing From Homes

For years now, the single greatest driving force behind the entire consumer electronics industry has been the vibrant, forceful growth in sales of television sets. Now, in a surprising new report, we learn that American consumers are beginning to wean … Continue reading

Panasonic Going Global With…Wait for It…OLED TV

Is Panasonic Back in the Consumer TV Business? Panasonic Corp., in a sharp departure from its previous TV strategy, launched an OLED TV in Europe last fall, using panels procured from LG. At the IFA 2016 show in Berlin that … Continue reading

Center of Planet Panasonic Since 1970, AV Headquarters to be Closed, Demolished & Sold

In what is surely a demonstration of a conclusive shift in its business strategy – not to mention a bit of heavy symbolism in hometown Osaka, Japan – Panasonic Corp. has announced its intentions to close, demolish and sell off … Continue reading

CE Shipments in Japan Drop Almost 34%, The Sixth Straight Month of Decline

<February 22, 2012> Shipments of consumer electronics products in Japan destined for domestic consumption dropped an amazing 33.9% for the month of January according to data from the Japan Electronics  and Information Technology Industries Association.

TV War Won, Samsung Considers Spinning Off its Money-Losing LCD TV Business

<February 15, 2012> Samsung Electronics Co. surprised many in the industry today when it revealed that it is considering spinning-off its LCD flat-panel television business which is losing money amid a worldwide slowdown in consumer demand according to a report … Continue reading