Tag Archives: iPhone

Report: iPhone takes on large, growing Chinese handset market

3G addressable market to grow from 40 million in 2011 to 150 million in 2012 for a growth of 273% Y/Y. Following Apple’s robust results for its most recent quarter preceding the release of this posting, one investment bank takes …
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Will iPad 3 get killed by Android and Windows 8?

Apple is believed to have phenomenal product momentum (iPhone 4S, iOS 5), expanding distribution and a solid product pipeline.
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VIDEO – Foxconn Chengdu factory, worker conditions and employee interview

In a Foxconn factory located in Chengdu, China, Foxconn employees assemble Apple iPads, iPhones and other products. Apple has recently taken very public steps to better manage working conditions in Asian factories that comprise part of its global supply chain but there remains more work to do.
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VIDEO – Foxconn Fear Factory: How American manufacturing can compete with China

VIDEO – The Daily Show host Jon Stewart adding his usual schtick to labor and working conditions inside factories at Chinese EMS provider Foxconn.
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Apple supply chain spreads wealth beyond Foxconn

A recent Asia-based research report on Apple sheds more light on the Cupertino-based consumer tech giant. Primarily, how Apple’s supply chain contributes in sales (%) to various vendor- and supplier-type companies serving Apple. It is easy to understand the rising …
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EMS v ODM: Pegatron after the turnaround

Pegatron is struggling, and straddling, EMS v. ODM business models because R&D resources are limited. Essentially, electronics product notebook design is like an ODM business model, but LED TV and iPhone assembly is more like an EMS business.
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From Starbucks to Foxconn: A competitive supply chain is more than just lowering operations cost and inventories

Gene Tyworth, Ph.D., chairman for the department of supply chain and information systems (SC&IS) at Penn State Smeal College of Business talks with VentureOutsource.com about the skill gaps in today’s supply chain managers and which important knowledge areas tomorrow’s supply chain leaders should focus on. Plus, much more…
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Can your company be as successful as Apple?

Do these five or six things and you win. It starts at the top. If your CEO is incentivized for short-term gains in the stock market and you do not hear from him between quarterly reports you will never be numero uno, dos or tres.
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iPhone 4 smartphone success driven by apps, platform, loyalty

Overall mix creates true differentiation in marketplace. Channel check of 100 stores reveals iPhone 4 demand outstripping supply across several regions. Apps growing 10% to 20% monthly with majority of downloads costing $9.99. Most widely deployed smartphone OS is Symbian followed by Blackberry OS then iPhone OS. EMS provider Pegatron to develop CDMA version.
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iPhone market share: Enterprise demand may buck trends

There is growing evidence that the iPhone is making inroads into the enterprise. Although Apple has a relatively small position today, some on Wall Street expect Apple to gain considerable share in the enterprise market over the next several years, possibly driving upside to many Street estimates.
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