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Futuresource: COVID-19 - Innovative retailers reaping rewards
Mon, 5th Oct 2020
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apple
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crm
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cx
Opportunity beckons to upgrade supply chain processes, transform the consumer experience and build customer loyalty across the omni-channel landscape.
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Global headphones market holding up better than expected - report
Tue, 18th Aug 2020
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digital music
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headphones
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The global headphones market has seen a 13% year-on-year growth in retail value for the second quarter of 2020, according to new research from Futuresource.
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Worldwide headphone market on track despite COVID-19
Tue, 5th May 2020
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digital music
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headphones
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wireless headphones
The worldwide headphones market is expected to experience strong growth in 2020, despite the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis.
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Google’s Fitbit acquisition under scrutiny
Tue, 28th Apr 2020
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apple
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google
Despite economic issues, the wearables market is growing, Futuresource Consulting claims. Amongst this, Google inches closer to swallowing Fitbit.
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Gaming industry thriving during COVID-19 lockdowns
Mon, 27th Apr 2020
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smartphones
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gaming
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2019 was a record-breaking year for the industry, with gaming software generating $143 billion in consumer spend, and this trend is set to continue into 2020.
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Pro LCD market may be grim for longer than you think
Tue, 21st Apr 2020
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digital signage
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pro av
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retail
Futuresource Consulting predicts that the LCD panel market may not recover for some time due to a lack of demand for professional products.
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Can the SE keep Apple relevant during the market slump?
Mon, 20th Apr 2020
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apple
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smartphones
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A Futuresource Consulting analyst explains the role that the iPhone SE may have in getting people into its growing ecosystem.
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Small vendors could get eaten during meeting room market slump
Thu, 16th Apr 2020
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wfh
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e-learning
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pro av
Acquisition may be inevitable for smaller vendors of meeting room control vendors as remote working becomes the new norm, according to Futuresource.
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Futuresource: A look into the new world of communication hardware
Thu, 16th Apr 2020
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contact centre
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headsets
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futuresource
Futuresource Consulting has released a detailed discussion of the way that the changing face of office communication is affecting the headset market.
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Is cloud killing the removable storage market? Perhaps not
Tue, 10th Mar 2020
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storage
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retail
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futuresource
One of the most promising opportunities explored includes a variety of gaming products, says a report from Futuresource Consulting.
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Futuresource - Is 5G really ‘just around the corner’?
Thu, 7th Feb 2019
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smartphones
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5g
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The radio frequencies required for full commercialisation of 5G have limited range and do not easily propagate through walls or buildings.
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To bezel or notch to bezel - the evolution of smartphones
Tue, 5th Feb 2019
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apple
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smartphones
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Futuresource Consulting reflects on the smartphone design trends of 2018 and what might be coming through the coming year.
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The message behind the Apple/Samsung iTunes partnership
Tue, 22nd Jan 2019
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apple
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video
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digital entertainment
Futuresource has released its perspective on what Samsung Smart TV’s new iTunes Movies and TV Show app means for Apple as a company.
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Over 100 million smart home devices shipped in 2018
Tue, 15th Jan 2019
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digital music
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smart home
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Smart home device shipments reached 110 million units in 2018, with a retail value of nearly $17bn, according to a report by Futuresource Consulting.
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Headphones market revenue still on the rise, says Futuresource
Mon, 31st Dec 2018
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apple
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digital music
Thanks to the desire for advanced features like noise-cancelling and true wireless, the revenue in headphones has grown 26% in 3Q18.
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Consumer audio market poised for rapid growth - Futuresource
Mon, 26th Nov 2018
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digital music
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headphones
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wireless headphones
Smart speakers are a big part of the growth although headphones are doing some heavy lifting with prices on the up due to richer features.
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Headphone retail value to see significant growth
Thu, 18th Oct 2018
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digital music
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beats
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sony
Headphone market research shows that the headphone market is continuing to grow, with advanced features quickly becoming a necessity for consumers.
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4K UHD TV popularity rising, driven by digital services
Wed, 10th Oct 2018
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digital entertainment
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tv
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4k
As streaming services, sporting events and movies are stepping up their HD game, shipping of TVs that support the 4K UHD format are rising in kind.
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Medical-Grade tech brings opportunity in wearables market
Thu, 21st Jun 2018
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smartphones
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technology gifts
There is significant opportunity for growth in clinically validated, yet user-friendly wearables to aid individuals manage such ailments.
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4K content is now abundantly available, but no one’s watching it
Thu, 7th Dec 2017
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technology gifts
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retail
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4k
The quantity of 4K UHD content that is being created is growing, but there is a limited delivery of it to consumers...
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Black Friday reveals the global trends headed to ANZ
Tue, 28th Nov 2017
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open source
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retail
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distribution
Futuresource Consulting has announced the key findings from its latest global consumer electronics retail channel trends report.
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Alexa, how much are you worth? $6 billion apparently
Thu, 5th Oct 2017
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apple
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smart home
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technology gifts
Smart home gadget market to hit $6bn, with devices set to triple in value by 2021, in the wake of rising consumer interest.
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Alexa, say my name: Turns out people love talking to their speakers
Thu, 21st Sep 2017
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smart home
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technology gifts
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amazon
Voice is the new touch; global smart speaker sales soar by 843%, as Amazon leads the charge with 82% market share.
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Smart homes: The house that knows what you need better than you do
Mon, 3rd Jul 2017
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smart home
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future electronics
This study surveyed over 4,000 consumers who make use of smart home devices, here are the astounding results...