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Lenovo pushes expansion plan as profits remain solid

Unfazed by the sluggish global economy, Chinese technology giant Lenovo expects to further expand personal computer and smartphone sales this year after logging big gains in the quarter to June 30.

Friday, 17 August, 2012, 6:00am

Lenovo works with EMC for storage, server sales

Lenovo, the world's second-largest supplier of personal computers, is taking a big step to expand its reach in the global server and storage system markets through a broad partnership with United States-based EMC.

15 Aug 2012 - 10:51pm

Lenovo scores touchdown with NFL sponsorship

Lenovo, the world's second-largest supplier of personal computers, this week kicked off one of its most high-profile marketing efforts in the United States by announcing a three-year sponsorship deal with the National Football League (NFL).

28 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Allies not rivals, says Lenovo

Lenovo, the world's second-largest supplier of personal computers, expects its ties with Microsoft to remain strong, despite looming competition with the software giant in the fast-growing market for media tablets.

4 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Villages, townships driving Lenovo's growth

Consumers in China's vast rural markets are expected to provide computer giant Lenovo with steady and higher growth opportunities over the next five years compared with the mainland's major urban markets.

30 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Lenovo puts mobile gadgets in sharp focus

For a company of its size, computer maker Lenovo has remained as agile and opportunistic as a start-up.

Those traits were apparent in December 2004, when Lenovo struck a landmark deal with US technology giant International Business Machines, to buy IBM's personal computer division for US$1.75 billion.

23 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Lenovo makes list of most reputable firms

Computer maker Lenovo is the sole mainland firm to join this year's elite group of the world's top 100 most reputable companies.

Lenovo, the world's second-largest supplier of personal computers, was ranked No 95 in the third annual international survey published recently by the Reputation Institute, a global reputation management consultancy based in New York.

15 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Lenovo hunts for promising I.P. buys

Wary of the acrimonious patent and copyright disputes in its industry, computer maker Lenovo has begun targeting acquisitions that could provide key intellectual property (IP) to help develop its nascent business in smartphones, media tablets, and internet-linked 'smart' televisions.

4 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Lenovo seeks to grow sales of new gadget line

Mainland computer giant Lenovo plans to aggressively increase sales of its fledgling line of smartphones, media tablets and new smart television products after posting record revenue and market share gains in its last fiscal year ended March.

24 May 2012 - 12:00am

5b yuan plant in Wuhan for Lenovo

Lenovo, the world's second-biggest supplier of personal computers, will invest 5 billion yuan (HK$6.16 billion) over the next five years to build a manufacturing plant for smartphones, media tablets and other mobile internet devices in Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province.

8 May 2012 - 12:00am

Grooming new talent the Lenovo Way

The personal computer (PC) market is fast-paced and ever-changing. To thrive in the industry, innovative individuals who excel in different areas are highly in demand. 'You've probably heard of the term 'fast fashion' for the clothing design industry, but in fact the PC industry has always been a fast-cycle one,' says Alice Ong, Hong Kong and Macau general manager for Lenovo.

27 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Lenovo sees PC sales increase 44pc

Lenovo chalked up the biggest sales gain among the world's top five personal computer suppliers in the first quarter, as their industry returned to positive growth this year.

13 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Lenovo to double sales by focusing on mid-range

Despite tough competition on the mainland, computer giant Lenovo is expected to more than double domestic sales of its smartphones in the next 12 months as it focuses on mid-priced handsets.

26 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Risk warning to Chinese buying Europe firms

The euro-zone crisis presents cash-rich Chinese companies with prime opportunities to acquire European firms, but dissimilar cost structures and operational hiccups could hinder a smooth transition, industry experts warn.

22 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

PC sales set for record, despite tablet popularity

Despite the growing popularity of media tablets led by Apple's iPad, personal computer shipments on the mainland this year are forecast to reach a record 81.9 million units.

Market research firm Gartner said that figure will be up 11.3 per cent over 2011 and will represent more than 22 per cent of total worldwide personal computer shipments this year.

15 Mar 2012 - 12:00am