Friend-shoring: Moving Product Manufacturing Closer To The Markets

October 30, 2023 by Florian Rotberg

The annual Digital Signage Yearbook produced by invidis, with contributions from Sixteen:Nine, was released this summer as a free download – and we’re now …

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End To Zero-COVID Policy In China Causing Workforce, Supply Chain Issues Again: Invidis

December 20, 2022 by Dave Haynes

China’s decision to abandon its long-running zero-COVID policy may have eased public unrest, but had other consequences – overburdened hospitals and weakened supply chains …

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PC Chip Shortage Has Swung To Oversupply Situation; Samsung Cuts Sales Forecast by Almost One-Third

October 3, 2022 by Dave Haynes

There are indications that the semiconductor supply chain issues that tightened availability of electronics components and extended manufacturing and delivery times on key components …

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Shipping Container Costs Have Dropped 50%-60% From COVID-era Peak

September 12, 2022 by Dave Haynes

I don’t write much about shipping container costs because I know very little about that whole thing, but I do know those costs skyrocketed …

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“Excessively High Inventory” In Flat Panel Display Value Chain: DSCC

June 14, 2022 by Dave Haynes

The display market research firm Display Supply Chain Consulting, also known as DSCC, has a post up on its site going into granular detail …

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Pro AV Industry Saw Record Sales Growth In March 2022: AVIXA Research

April 13, 2022 by Dave Haynes

Despite ongoing supply chain issues, the pro AV industry saw record sales growth last month in North America and even more so globally, according …

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More Supply Chain Issues: Electronics Factory Hub Shenzhen Locked Down For (At Least) A Week

March 15, 2022 by Dave Haynes

As much as we all want to wish the pandemic away and go back to normal, COVID-19 continues to be a serious problem both …

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CRI Feeling Chip Shortage; Big Rollouts Delayed

May 18, 2021 by Dave Haynes

When I put out a request for reader insights about the global chip shortage and the impacts on businesses, I maybe should not have …

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Now Semiconductor Supply Threatened By Spike In Taiwan Covid-19 Cases

May 17, 2021 by Dave Haynes

One small, positive note about the global semiconductor shortage was how a lot of the supply comes from Taiwan, which has largely kept COVID-19 …

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Global Chip Shortage Affecting Availability, Forcing Prices Up, For Digital Signage Hardware

May 12, 2021 by Dave Haynes

Just as business has started picking back up for suppliers and solutions providers active in digital signage and pro AV, there is a new …

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Is Your Digital Signage Business Being Impacted By Global Semiconductor Shortages?

May 7, 2021 by Dave Haynes

I have been hearing, for weeks now, about a shortage of semiconductor microchips – the smarts inside everything from cars to countertop home appliances. …

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Bob O’Brien Of DSCC On the State And Future Of Digital Displays In The Time Of COVID-19

February 26, 2020 by Dave Haynes

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