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Popularity of Premium Home Appliances Soars

Popularity of Premium Home Appliances Soars

SEOUL, Apr. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — With an increasing number of ‘homebodies’, those who enjoy spending most of their time at home, it has become clear that large and multifunctional household appliances are gaining significant popularity. Emart Inc., South Korea’s leading discount chain operator, announced on Sunday that the share of 65-inch TV sales exceeded [...]

LG Electronics’ Appliance Rental Sales Rise Steadily

LG Electronics’ Appliance Rental Sales Rise Steadily

SEOUL, Apr. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc.’s revenue from its home appliance rental service jumped over the last two years, its business report showed Wednesday, as more people opt for renting gadgets to save money on purchases, installations and maintenance. The electronics maker posted 292.4 billion won (US$257.2 million) in sales from its [...]

Samsung Mulls New Naming Arrangement for Future Flagship Phones: Sources

Samsung Mulls New Naming Arrangement for Future Flagship Phones: Sources

SEOUL, Feb. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is examining a new naming arrangement for its next generation flagship phones following the launch of its Galaxy S10 series devices last week, a corporate source said Sunday. Insiders on the South Korean tech giant’s global brand marketing team present at the unpacking event in San [...]

QLED TV Sales Outpace OLED Editions in 2018

QLED TV Sales Outpace OLED Editions in 2018

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics is estimated to have sold 1.08 million quantum dot light-emitting diode (QLED) TVs last year that saw the premium segment outpace organic LED (OLED) sales, the latest market analysis showed Thursday. According to IHS Markit, 2.68 million QLED TVs were sold worldwide in 2018, more than the [...]

Samsung, LG Showcase Smart Appliances at U.S. Trade Show

Samsung, LG Showcase Smart Appliances at U.S. Trade Show

SEOUL, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean electronics makers said Tuesday they will present advanced home appliances at a U.S. kitchen and bath trade show to target the premium home appliances market. Samsung Electronics Co. said it will join hands with Dacor, a luxury American home appliance brand, to showcase a suite of built-in [...]

Second Attempt by Samsung to Develop QD-OLED After 7-year Hiatus

Second Attempt by Samsung to Develop QD-OLED After 7-year Hiatus

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — With Samsung Electronics Co. investing in QD-OLED technology, which will substitute large TV panels, there is a possibility that the company will reintroduce large OLED panels after a seven-year break. Even though company officials have confirmed that nothing has been decided yet, concern about profitability will eventually lead to [...]