Japan Aims to Treble Sales of Domestically Made Microchips by 2030

Japan’s industry ministry said on Monday it aimed to treble sales of semiconductors made in Japan to 15 trillion yen ($112.55 billion) by 2030 as Tokyo strives to boost domestic microchip production following global supply chain snarls. Japan sees microchips as strategic products to strengthen its economic security and is providing hefty subsidies to Taiwan […]

FDIC to Consider Bank Size in Applying ‘Special Assessment Fee'

 The U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) will take the plight of community banks into account when charging financial institutions a “special assessment fee” to cover recent losses incurred over the U.S. banking crisis, the FDIC’s head told lawmakers in a hearing on Wednesday. The special assessment fee, which is required by law, will help […]

How to Increase Sales in a Telecom Company?

The telecommunication sector has been evolving at an extremely high pace. Operators have had to constantly work on upgrades and evolutions on their network infrastructure, while developing new services in parallel. As a result, they have been even  forced to establish partnerships with many telecom vendors. Long gone are the days where operators had exclusive […]

AI in Sales Changing the World of Retail

Companies that adopt the changes Artificial Intelligence (AI) brings will flourish. But what about those who use AI in sales?   Sales are continually known as people-to-people (P2P) businesses. Still, technologies such as AI are making expert sellers reconsider the balance between machine and human, leading to predictive sales AI. Automation has been impacting sales […]

Global wholesale smartphone price to reach $310 in 2021

The global wholesale smartphone price is expected to jump to $310 in 2021, up 11 percent year-on-year from $279 in 2020, according to Strategy Analytics. This will be the highest price in the smartphone industry since 2013. According to the latest research from market research firm Strategy Analytics, global smartphone wholesale revenue is expected to […]

Apple reports 50% year-over-year jump in iPhone sales

Apple announced revenues of $81.4 billion for its fiscal third quarter to June, up 36 percent from a year earlier. While growth slowed from the 54 percent annual increase in sales in the previous quarter, Apple said it set new revenue records in all regions. The company’s net profit nearly doubled, to $21.7 billion from […]