Electronics Purchasing Strategies: ““Next-shoring”? Manufacturing’s New Watershed Moment”
Written by Ken Neusaenger, Director of Sales Development, Smith & Associates
Thursday, 21 August 2014 00:00
This article focuses on the “expansion of smart devices into lower-priced tiers” that is emerging to meet the developing demands of millions of consumers who have previously been unable to afford smart devices. Neusaenger discusses the resulting rise of “new contenders” like Xiaomi, Huawei, Lenovo, and Acer that are leading the new, low-cost device market. In turn, new supply chains are being forged as a result of these new competitions to meet lower-cost, emerging demand.