Sunday, January 25, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
NVIDIA Comments On GeForce GTX 970 Memory Allocation Reports
Google Comments On Lack Of Security Patches On Older Android Phones
Sony is Offering Old Games To Settle The 2011 PlayStation Network Breach
Sony Postpones Earnings Announcement
January Windows 10 Build Released Through The Windows Insider Program
Flexible Computers Are Stil Away From Reality
China Denies Microsoft Outlook Hacking Allegations
A Look at Microsoft's New Spartan Browser
Active Discussions
HELP!!!
full screen wide screen
UDF errors
Hi
The Simplest Way to Download KODAK HERO 7.1 Driver
About the restriction problem of chapter quantity in DVD
Booktype utilities for LiteON and OEM DVD Recorders
downgrade a nero vision 5 project to nero vision 2
 Home > News > PC Parts > NEC Sel...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Monday, October 16, 2006
NEC Sells its Consumer PC Business in Europe


NEC Corp. said on Monday it has sold its European personal computer operations, pulling out of the consumer PC market there.

NEC, Japan's third-largest electronics conglomerate, said it sold its holdings in Packard Bell BV to Lap Shun Hui, former co-founder of eMachines, a maker of low-cost PCs that has since been bought by Gateway Inc.

PB markets and sells personal computers and digital home entertainment products and services in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and South America.

Under the Packard Bell brand, PB carries out extensive business in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and South America focused on the sale of consumer PCs. It has also been extending its business domain to digital home electronics, such as MP3 and DVD players, as well as GPS, continuing to grow as a consumer electronics enterprise.

In 2005, NEC transferred Packard Bell's (formerly known as NEC Computers International B.V. ("NECCI")) enterprise solutions and products business to NEC Computers SAS in order to focus on the distinct enterprise businesses previously conducted by NECCI. NEC Computers SAS carries out PC and server business in the enterprise market under the NEC brand, as an important arm of NEC's IT platform business in Europe.

NEC declined to comment on the price. Packard Bell BV has annual sales of around 130 billion yen ($1.09 billion), but has been in the red for several years.

In light of, among other things, the focus on these separate businesses, NEC decided it would be in the best interests of both PB and NEC to sell Packard Bell to Mr. Hui, who has extensive experience in the consumer personal computer business and is well positioned to facilitate the future growth of Packard Bell's business.


Previous
Next
Chi Mei Optoelectronics to Release Super-High Resolution 47" QHD LCD TV Panel        All News        Microsoft Makes Changes to Vista in EU, S.Korea
D-Link Announces Ultra-Wideband USB Products     PC Parts News      ViewSonic LCD Monitor Line With Vista Logo in 2007

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Kinect for Windows Sales To Phase Out
NEC Develops Ultra-sensitive Terahertz Camera
NEC Technology Detects Counterfeit Products
Microsoft Releases New Kinect SDK And Adapter Kit
NEC Technology Helps Take Less Stressful Blood Pressure Measurements
Samsung, Intel, Dell, Boradcom Team Up On Standards For Internet of Things
NEC Releases Face-authentication Software For PCs
Microsoft Reveals Kinect for Windows v2
Kinect for Windows SDK 1.8 Available
NEC Display Introduces 19-inch AccuSync Desktop Monitor with IPS Panel
NEC To Stop Making Smartphones
Researchers Use Kinect As Digital Assistance To Sign-Language Users

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .