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Garmin expands NZ footprint with new Auckland distribution centre
Thu, 11th Aug 2022
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The facility at Goodman’s Highbrook Business Park will be fully operational from October 2022 and features 3,586sqm of warehouse space.
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Apple still owns growing wearables market, says GlobalData
Thu, 13th Feb 2020
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While many consumers cannot afford the latest Apple Watch, there is an untapped demand for cheaper smartwatches.
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A detailed look at the global wearables market
Tue, 25th Jun 2019
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ResearchAndMarkets.com released a new report, providing a comprehensive examination of the state of the wearables market for the next five years.
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Marvel's Spider-Man comes to Garmin's kids fitness tracker
Mon, 24th Sep 2018
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Encouraging kids to become active and stay active from an early age is something that Garmin is taking seriously.
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Apple still on top as wearables market grows worldwide
Wed, 5th Sep 2018
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Apple’s share of the market continues to grow along with Chinese competitors Xiaomi and Huawei. Fitbit still in decline.
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Wearables market showing no wear as smartwatches drive growth
Thu, 24th May 2018
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Canalys says wearable band shipments grew 35 percent from the year before with a two horse race at the front & fierce competition behind.
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ASB first bank in New Zealand to step out with Garmin Pay
Tue, 22nd May 2018
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ASB has teamed up with global wearable device company Garmin to give ASB customers on-the-go the ability to make contactless purchases.
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Hands-on review: The smartwatch for semi-serious fitness buffs
Mon, 14th May 2018
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The vivoactive 3 is equipped with a ton other features that make it a powerful companion for tracking fitness.
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Apple wrests control of record-breaking wearables market
Fri, 2nd Mar 2018
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The worldwide wearables market continued its upward trajectory in the final quarter of 2017 with full year shipment volumes reaching new records.
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Garmin and Disney team up to create activity trackers for kids
Thu, 28th Sep 2017
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Garmin Australia has partnered with Disney to release the vívofit jr. 2 activity tracker, featuring Star Wars and Marvel themes.
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Garmin NZ promises you will never lose your hiking buddy with their new two-way radio
Thu, 17th Aug 2017
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Never lose track on treks: Garmin NZ's Rino 700 ensures hikers stay connected even in the toughest terrain.
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Keep your bearings in the great outdoors with Garmin’s new wrist-mounted navigators
Wed, 16th Aug 2017
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Garmin launches new Foretrex 601 and 701 ballistic edition wrist-mounted GPS navigators for outdoor and tactical use.
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Global wearables market grows 17.9 percent - and we have a new leader
Fri, 9th Jun 2017
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The worldwide wearables market continued its rapid rise in the first quarter of 2017 (1Q17) with multiple companies experiencing triple digit growth.
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Garmin plans to wake up Kiwi drivers with new dash cams
Fri, 24th Mar 2017
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Garmin New Zealand launches Dash Cam 45 and Dash Cam 55, featuring advanced driver awareness alerts and high-quality video recording capabilities.
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Fitbit still on top in wearables market, Apple's 'aging lineup' sees decline
Tue, 6th Dec 2016
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Wearables market sees 3.1% growth in Q3, with fitness trackers leading the way, accounting for 85% of the market.
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New devices mean you’ll never lose Spot again
Tue, 12th Jul 2016
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Fortunately, the heart-wrenching stories of misplaced dogs could soon be coming to an end with this innovative new technology.
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Garmin NZ releases innovative new active GPS watch
Thu, 12th May 2016
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Do you like to get out and about and get active? Or at least pretend that you get out and about and active? Then Garmin has got the tool for you.
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Garmin targets safer cycling with Varia bike radar and smart lights
Mon, 9th Nov 2015
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Garmin’s Varia rearview bike radar and smart bike lights have hit the Kiwi market, with the vendor saying the devices help create safer cycling.
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Hands-on review: Garmin's Forerunner 25
Fri, 30th Oct 2015
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PCs sales are tanking and smartphone hype is gradually running out of gas, and meanwhile, wearables continue generating a growing amount of excitement.
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Garmin takes on Fitbit with new heart rate watches
Wed, 28th Oct 2015
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Garmin ups the ante in fitness tech, launching wrist heart rate watches to rival Fitbit's dominance.
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Hands-on review: Garmin VIRB XE
Wed, 30th Sep 2015
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The action cam genre has sprung up out of nowhere with compact, rugged but high quality video cameras becoming the must-have gadget.
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Hands-on review: Garmin nüviCam
Tue, 28th Jul 2015
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In car GPS makers have struggled to compete with smartphones in recent years. Garmin are hoping that the nüviCam LMT will help turn the tide.
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GPS for golfers
Thu, 19th Apr 2012
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Garmin launches golf GPS in NZ, offering maps for 27,000 courses worldwide with options ranging from handheld devices to wristwatches.
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New Garmin device to sell with 'lifetime' map updates
Wed, 29th Feb 2012
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Garmin launches the Nuvi 2455LM with 'lifetime' map updates, promising up to four per year, enhancing navigation with PhotoReal technology.