Sanyo Debuts LED TV Line
April 22, 2014

Sanyo said Monday that it has debuted its new lineup of LED TVs. The TVs feature 1080p resolution.

TCL Buys Mexico Plant From Sanyo
April 10, 2014

TCL North America announced Thursday that it has purchased a North American manufacturing facility from Sanyo. The factory, based in Tijuana, can produce over 1.5 million TVs annually.

Sanyo May Cease to Exist Under Panasonic Reorganization
May 17, 2013

Sanyo Electric Co may cease to exist under a reorganization by Panasonic Corp that includes global jobs cuts, Nikkei reported on Friday.

Panasonic will cut 90 percent of Sanyo's global workforce of about 2,500 in around three years, the daily reported.

About 1,000 workers at Sanyo's headquarters will be reduced to around 100 this fiscal year, leaving just a skeleton crew for handling legal matters, managing intellectual property and other tasks. Panasonic may decide to absorb the unit entirely, the Nikkei said.

NCR Turns the iPad Into a Cash Register
July 18, 2012

One summer when I was five my grandfather ran a small neighborhood convenience store in his town in Minnesota. I thought it was the best thing ever to hang out with him for part of the day "working in the store." Naturally my favorite thing was to operate the cash register.

I was just learning to read but I remember it had a label on it that said "National." It stood for the National Cash Register Company that today is known as NCR. And as it happens

Haier Establishes Asian HQ in Japan, Continues 2-Brand Strategy
February 20, 2012

Appliance giant Haier Group will establish its Asian headquarters in Osaka, Japan, along with two R&D centers in Tokyo and Kyoto., and will continue growing the Aqua appliance brand it acquired from Sanyo. Haier said the new sites in Japan now encompass the three key elements of its business - R&D, manufacturing, and marketing.

At a press conference in Tokyo on Feb. 15, 2012, Haier also announced its would continue with a second brand for Japan, Aqua. The brand came to Haier when it purchased Sanyo's washing machine and consumer refrigerator businesses

Sanyo Offers Classroom Bundles
November 3, 2011

Sanyo Thursday announced the introduction of a pair of hardware and software bundles for the classroom. The bundles include software from eInstruction and the option of a wall mount from Premier Mounts.

Walmart Starts Holiday Sales Early
November 3, 2011

Walmart announced Wednesday that its holiday sales will kick off Saturday, with a variety of markdowns on electronics products.

JD Power: iPhone Staying Well Ahead in Smartphone Quality
September 8, 2011

Apple has managed to keep its significant lead in smartphone satisfaction in spite of improving performance from its Android counterparts. JD Power in a new study saw end users give Apple a score of 838, over 40 points past its spring results and its sixth consecutive spot at the top of the ranks. HTC also improved, but at 801 had garnered at a slightly slower rate. The shift by the two raised the bar and put many other companies, even those that had improved, below the fold.