Consumer electronics stories
Samsung announces Galaxy Book4 pre-booking launch in India
Samsung unveils pre-booking for its highly anticipated Galaxy Book4 series in India, promising elevated levels of productivity and connectivity with advanced new PCs.
Samsung begins Galaxy Book4 pre-reservations with exclusive offers in India
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.
JBL New Zealand launches mid-range headphones with premium features
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.
Belkin launches Thunderbolt 4 connectivity solutions
Belkin has introduced its Thunderbolt 4 range, which offers seamless connectivity and fast data transfer between devices. .
Samsung Australia Announces Leadership appointments for 2023
Samsung Australia announces leadership appointments, including new Director and Head of Mobile Experience, amid strategic business evolution.
Rakuten Advertising appoints new Commercial Director for China
Rakuten Advertising appoints Neil Cao as Commercial Director for China, aiming to accelerate growth and develop performance marketing strategies.
Loewe expands UK team with new Regional Account Manager
Loewe Technology hires Antony Bunn-Major as Regional Account Manager, bringing years of high-end consumer electronics retail experience to the team.
Hisense 2023 TV range pins mini-LED as leading TV technology
Hisense ANZ spotlights mini-LED X technology for the 2023 flagship model with class-leading brightness and exceptional control.
Consumer electronics market to reach $17 billion by 2031
Global consumer electronics market to reach $17 billion by 2031, driven by increasing disposable income and smartphone adoption in APAC.
PPDS appoints Adam Coleman, Mitch Rosenberg & Jeff Handis as AV professionals
AV company PPDS appoints three professionals to drive awareness and business opportunities for Philips' LED and LCD displays in North America.
Panasonic appoints Atsushi Sugishima as Director
Atsushi Sugishima has been appointed as the new managing director at Panasonic Asia Pacific, responsible for driving corporate value in the region.
Three years to afford an iPhone? New global data reveals how long it could take you
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.
New Grover study reveals cost impact of consumer electronics around the globe.
Study reveals global expense of in-demand electronics, exposing supply chain shortages and currency fluctuations during pandemic.
Updated: Dick Smith stores given closure deadline of April 30
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.
Dick Smith: Fall of a giant
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.
Engineers develop universal wireless charger, a world first
UC San Diego engineers make a breakthrough with a universal wireless charger, potentially ending the battle of incompatible standards.
JB Hi-Fi NZ earnings drop 50% on skinnier margins, flat sales
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.
Warehouse lifts 1Q sales by 3.5%, fattens margins at 'Red Sheds'
Warehouse Group's sales climb 3.5% in Q1, buoyed by new store openings and robust 'Red Shed' performance, fuelling investor optimism.
JB Hi-Fi NZ sales edge up despite market-wide tablet sales decline
JB Hi-Fi reports slight sales growth in New Zealand, with total sales rise of 5.3% across Australia and New Zealand.
Restructuring Warehouse reports solid Q3 sales
The Warehouse reports Q3 sales of $367.0m, up 3.2%, with 13 consecutive quarters of positive same store sales.
NZ tech firm nails down US wireless deal
New Zealand firm PowerbyProxi has signed an agreement with US semiconductor company Texas Instruments to supply wireless power and charging solutions.
Dick Smith completes final business buyout
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.
Lenovo continues global expansion with CCE acquisition
PC provider more than doubles it's PC market share in Brazil, the world’s third largest PC market with deal.
Woolworths sells Dick Smith chain to buyout firm for A$20M
Anchorage Capital takes control of the Australasian electronics retailer for just A$20M.