• ELECTRONICS
    Why Fry’s Electronics hasn’t been restocking goods in multiple stores

    Fry’s Electronics recently acknowledged it would shut its store in Palo Alto, California, in January because its lease wasn’t renewed. But stores in other places are running out of goods and don’t appear to be restocking them. It seems like another sign of the retail apocalypse. But a Fry’s spokesman said any rumor of impending shutdowns isn’t true. […]

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    Smartphone makers, electronics companies to offer exta margins to retailers: Report

    Consumer electronics and smartphone makers will give retailers huge margins during the Diwali-Navratri season to boost sales, according to a report in The Economic Times. Top brands such as Samsung, LG, Sony, Panasonic and Xiaomi have increased the festive season trade margin this year, executives told the publication. Moneycontrol could not independently verify the story. Brands have passed on 4-6 […]

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    German Consumer Electronics Brand Telefunken to Enter Indian TV Market

    New Delhi: German consumer electronics brand Telefunken will make a foray into the Indian market by this month as it introduces its range of LED TVs. Frankfurt-based Telefunken Licenses GmbH, which owns the trademark rights of the company, will enter India with a local partner. Telefunken is brought in India by Japan-based Toyoichi Tsusho Co, which […]

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    LG Electronics India beefing up B2B business

    Company exploring entry into solar solutions segment LG Electronics India is putting a lot of emphasis in expanding its B2B and enterprises business with new products and offerings, which contributes around 10 per cent to its overall revenues. The company is looking to expand its B2B business to solar power solutions segment by next year. […]

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    Niti Aayog, Electronics Ministry spar over Rs 7,000-crore AI mission

    The government’s premier think tank Niti Aayog and the ministry of electronics and IT (MeitY) are sparring over the creation of an artificial intelligence mission, people familiar with the development told ET. In an inter-ministerial meeting held earlier this month, MeitY officials verbally raised concerns over the many “overlaps” between Niti Aayog’s 7,000-crore AI road map, and […]

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    IFA 2019: What to expect from Europe’s largest consumer electronics show

    IFA 2019 kicks off September 6 in Berlin. Here’s what to expect from Europe’s largest consumer tech trade show. (Image credit: IFA Facebook page) IFA, or Internationale Funkausstellung, is Europe’s largest consumer trade show. Held annually in Germany’s capital city of Berlin, this year’s trade show will run from September 6 to September 11. The annual convention will […]

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    Kinetic Worldwide executes campaign for Tata CLiQ Electronics

    OOH agency Kinetic Worldwide has executed a campaign for Tata CLiQ Electronics. “Understanding the need to increase awareness of the brand with the objective to strengthen its connect in the market, Kinetic smartly used its OOH expertise and adopted a simple communication approach that created a distinguished visibility for the brand,” the company said in […]

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    Sphero acquires modular electronics company LittleBits

    Sphero, the nine-year-old Colorado-based company best known for its lineup of programmable robots, this week completed a major acquisition that catapults it to the top of the burgeoning science, technology, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) product market. Today, the company announced it has purchased New York City-based modular electronics startup LittleBits for an undisclosed sum, […]