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Embedded display market to reach USD $66.3 million by 2034, study shows
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The embedded display market globally is expected to achieve a total valuation of USD $66.3 million by 2034, fuelled by a rising demand in consumer electronics and industrial automation.
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Samsung announces Galaxy Book4 pre-booking launch in India
Thu, 22nd Feb 2024
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Samsung unveils pre-booking for its highly anticipated Galaxy Book4 series in India, promising elevated levels of productivity and connectivity with advanced new PCs.
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Samsung begins Galaxy Book4 pre-reservations with exclusive offers in India
Wed, 14th Feb 2024
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Samsung kicks off pre-reservations for their all-new, top of the range Galaxy Book4 in India, with special offers and early access for eager customers.
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JBL New Zealand launches mid-range headphones with premium features
Mon, 22nd Jan 2024
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JBL New Zealand unveils the LIVE 770NC and 670NC, headphones boasting premium features like Adaptive Noise Cancelling and up to 65-hour battery life, all offered at a mid-range price.
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Belkin launches Thunderbolt 4 connectivity solutions
Fri, 13th Oct 2023
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Belkin has introduced its Thunderbolt 4 range, which offers seamless connectivity and fast data transfer between devices. .
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Samsung Australia Announces Leadership appointments for 2023
Thu, 28th Sep 2023
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Samsung Australia announces leadership appointments, including new Director and Head of Mobile Experience, amid strategic business evolution.
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Rakuten Advertising appoints new Commercial Director for China
Thu, 16th Feb 2023
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Rakuten Advertising appoints Neil Cao as Commercial Director for China, aiming to accelerate growth and develop performance marketing strategies.
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Loewe expands UK team with new Regional Account Manager
Thu, 26th Jan 2023
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Loewe Technology hires Antony Bunn-Major as Regional Account Manager, bringing years of high-end consumer electronics retail experience to the team.
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Hisense 2023 TV range pins mini-LED as leading TV technology
Fri, 6th Jan 2023
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Hisense ANZ spotlights mini-LED X technology for the 2023 flagship model with class-leading brightness and exceptional control.
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Consumer electronics market to reach $17 billion by 2031
Thu, 13th Oct 2022
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smart home
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digital entertainment
Global consumer electronics market to reach $17 billion by 2031, driven by increasing disposable income and smartphone adoption in APAC.
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PPDS appoints Adam Coleman, Mitch Rosenberg & Jeff Handis as AV professionals
Fri, 3rd Jun 2022
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AV company PPDS appoints three professionals to drive awareness and business opportunities for Philips' LED and LCD displays in North America.
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Panasonic appoints Atsushi Sugishima as Director
Fri, 8th Apr 2022
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Atsushi Sugishima has been appointed as the new managing director at Panasonic Asia Pacific, responsible for driving corporate value in the region.
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Three years to afford an iPhone? New global data reveals how long it could take you
Fri, 4th Feb 2022
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The affordability of the latest iPhone model has been put to the test in a new global study, and New Zealanders may have to start saving their pennies.
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New Grover study reveals cost impact of consumer electronics around the globe.
Mon, 22nd Nov 2021
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Study reveals global expense of in-demand electronics, exposing supply chain shortages and currency fluctuations during pandemic.
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Updated: Dick Smith stores given closure deadline of April 30
Thu, 31st Mar 2016
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Dates for the closures of the Dick Smith stores have been announced, with all stores across Australia and New Zealand due to be closed by May 01.
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Dick Smith: Fall of a giant
Fri, 26th Feb 2016
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Everyone knows Dick Smith Electronics. So where did it go so wrong? We look back at the company from its early successes to eventual decline.
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Engineers develop universal wireless charger, a world first
Tue, 27th Oct 2015
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UC San Diego engineers make a breakthrough with a universal wireless charger, potentially ending the battle of incompatible standards.
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JB Hi-Fi NZ earnings drop 50% on skinnier margins, flat sales
Mon, 10th Aug 2015
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JB Hi-Fi's New Zealand earnings halved in the latest financial year as the Australian retailer's margins shrank and sales were little changed.
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Warehouse lifts 1Q sales by 3.5%, fattens margins at 'Red Sheds'
Fri, 7th Nov 2014
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Warehouse Group's sales climb 3.5% in Q1, buoyed by new store openings and robust 'Red Shed' performance, fuelling investor optimism.
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JB Hi-Fi NZ sales edge up despite market-wide tablet sales decline
Tue, 12th Aug 2014
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nz
JB Hi-Fi reports slight sales growth in New Zealand, with total sales rise of 5.3% across Australia and New Zealand.
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Restructuring Warehouse reports solid Q3 sales
Thu, 8th May 2014
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The Warehouse reports Q3 sales of $367.0m, up 3.2%, with 13 consecutive quarters of positive same store sales.
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NZ tech firm nails down US wireless deal
Tue, 7th Jan 2014
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New Zealand firm PowerbyProxi has signed an agreement with US semiconductor company Texas Instruments to supply wireless power and charging solutions.
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Dick Smith completes final business buyout
Fri, 19th Jul 2013
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Buyout signifies a new chapter in technology retailer's independent success as Anchorage Capital Partners and Management completes a release from the financial obligations to its former partner; Woolworths.
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Lenovo continues global expansion with CCE acquisition
Thu, 10th Jan 2013
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PC provider more than doubles it's PC market share in Brazil, the world’s third largest PC market with deal.