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Best Buy holiday sales fall, shares skid

...Joly said there was an overall decline in the consumer electronics market that no one was expecting. Indeed, according to research firm NPD Group, consumer electronics sales fell 2.4 percent to $22.9 billion during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-16/best-buy-holiday-sales-fal
Obama focuses on creating manufacturing jobs, boosting economy during North Carolina visit

...energy-efficient, high-power electronic chips and devices that will be used to help make things like motors, consumer electronics and other devices that support the power grid, smaller, faster and more efficient. It's being led by a consortium...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-15/obama-focuses-creating-man
Gadget show is awash in 'wearable' devices, but questions remain

...Samsung, Sony, LG and others. At the International Consumer Electronics Show this week, companies are showing off hundreds...mainstream. Smartwatches are still a small market: the Consumer Electronics Association estimates that just under a million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-08/gadget-show-awash-wearable
Shoppers hit local stores after Christmas in search of good deals

...expects apparel merchandise to bring the top sales after Christmas. The site also ranks brand-name HDTVs and consumer electronics high on the list of biggest markdowns.For holiday decorations, DealNews lists home improvement stores Lowe's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-12-26/shoppers-hi
Shoppers hit the web on Cyber Monday for biggest online shopping day on record

...weekend, suggesting that Cyber Monday could have even been stronger were it not for the emergence of this trend.Consumer electronics and video game consoles and accessories were among the biggest sellers of the day. Home and garden products...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-12-03/shoppers-hit-web-cyber-mon
Samsung makes quiet push for new mobile OS

...revealed that it has recently launched a Tizen-based camera in South Korea.Tizen would work across a vast range of consumer electronics made by Samsung, encompassing mobile devices, televisions, fridges as well as wearable devices. The mobile...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-11-12/samsung-makes-quiet-push-n
Holiday shoppers starting now

...before Black Friday by offering sales and promotions equivalent to those typically released closer to Christmas."Consumer electronics as a whole has gotten more and more competitive over the years," said Andrew Townes, the manager of the Best...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-11-01/holiday-sho
Samsung unveils smartwatch in race to beat Apple

...Pranav Mistry, a member of Samsung's design team, told reporters at the launch in Berlin ahead of the annual IFA consumer electronics show there.The Gear uses Google's Android operating system, just like many of the phones and tablets made...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-04/samsung-unveils-smartwatch
Georgia Regents Health System signs $300 million deal with Philips

...deal is the largest of its kind for Philips, a diversified company with products that cut across health care, consumer electronics and lighting, according to a company news release.The alliance creates a unique partnership with Philips, which...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-06-27/georgia-regents-health-syste
Teacher appreciation week at Office Depot

...is $20. Giveaways are available while supplies last.The offer is not valid for purchases of gift cards; any consumer electronics and technology products, accessories, media and software; HP and Epson ink and toner; Tech Depot Services or...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/smart-shopper/2012-08-02/teacher-appr