Futuresource: COVID-19 - Innovative retailers reaping rewards
Opportunity beckons to upgrade supply chain processes, transform the consumer experience and build customer loyalty across the omni-channel landscape.
Global headphones market holding up better than expected - report
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.
Worldwide headphone market on track despite COVID-19
The worldwide headphones market is expected to experience strong growth in 2020, despite the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis.
Google’s Fitbit acquisition under scrutiny
Despite economic issues, the wearables market is growing, Futuresource Consulting claims. Amongst this, Google inches closer to swallowing Fitbit.
Gaming industry thriving during COVID-19 lockdowns
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.
Pro LCD market may be grim for longer than you think
Futuresource Consulting predicts that the LCD panel market may not recover for some time due to a lack of demand for professional products.
Can the SE keep Apple relevant during the market slump?
A Futuresource Consulting analyst explains the role that the iPhone SE may have in getting people into its growing ecosystem.
Small vendors could get eaten during meeting room market slump
Acquisition may be inevitable for smaller vendors of meeting room control vendors as remote working becomes the new norm, according to Futuresource.
Futuresource: A look into the new world of communication hardware
Futuresource Consulting has released a detailed discussion of the way that the changing face of office communication is affecting the headset market.
Is cloud killing the removable storage market? Perhaps not
One of the most promising opportunities explored includes a variety of gaming products, says a report from Futuresource Consulting.
Futuresource - Is 5G really ‘just around the corner’?
The radio frequencies required for full commercialisation of 5G have limited range and do not easily propagate through walls or buildings.
To bezel or notch to bezel - the evolution of smartphones
Futuresource Consulting reflects on the smartphone design trends of 2018 and what might be coming through the coming year.
The message behind the Apple/Samsung iTunes partnership
Futuresource has released its perspective on what Samsung Smart TV’s new iTunes Movies and TV Show app means for Apple as a company.
Over 100 million smart home devices shipped in 2018
Smart home device shipments reached 110 million units in 2018, with a retail value of nearly $17bn, according to a report by Futuresource Consulting.
Headphones market revenue still on the rise, says Futuresource
Thanks to the desire for advanced features like noise-cancelling and true wireless, the revenue in headphones has grown 26% in 3Q18.
Consumer audio market poised for rapid growth - Futuresource
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.
Headphone retail value to see significant growth
Headphone market research shows that the headphone market is continuing to grow, with advanced features quickly becoming a necessity for consumers.
4K UHD TV popularity rising, driven by digital services
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.
Medical-Grade tech brings opportunity in wearables market
There is significant opportunity for growth in clinically validated, yet user-friendly wearables to aid individuals manage such ailments.
4K content is now abundantly available, but no one’s watching it
The quantity of 4K UHD content that is being created is growing, but there is a limited delivery of it to consumers...
Black Friday reveals the global trends headed to ANZ
Futuresource Consulting has announced the key findings from its latest global consumer electronics retail channel trends report.
Alexa, how much are you worth? $6 billion apparently
Smart home gadget market to hit $6bn, with devices set to triple in value by 2021, in the wake of rising consumer interest.
Alexa, say my name: Turns out people love talking to their speakers
Voice is the new touch; global smart speaker sales soar by 843%, as Amazon leads the charge with 82% market share.
Smart homes: The house that knows what you need better than you do
This study surveyed over 4,000 consumers who make use of smart home devices, here are the astounding results...