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Anchor Lighting sets up LED Lighting Experience Centre

One of India’s leading lighting solution manufacturer, Anchor Lighting, has unveiled its first state-of-the-art LED lighting showroom in Mumbai. The ‘touch and feel’ experience store houses a wide variety of home decorative lighting concepts and solutions.

With an in-house simulation room, customers will be able to view the lighting effects of various kinds of lighting fixtures and installation options in different settings. The showroom brings alive, ample possibilities of LED lighting and helps customers understand how the integrated lighting solution works in a given home environment. It will also have a comprehensive range of lighting solutions for the entire home. The 47 new models that will be available at the showroom include Large Ceiling Light, Compact Ceiling Light, Chandelling (chandelier-like decorative ceiling light), Down-light, Line Light and Wall bracket models.

Speaking on the launch, Makoto Kitano, Director of Lighting Business Division and Vice President of Eco Solutions Company said, “Driven by our commitment to the Indian consumer and the local market, this new LED lighting experience centre will help us serve our customers better with our best-in-the-class products. It will encompass our overall approach to impeccable quality assurance, demonstrating the importance of stylish, carefully-crafted lighting in the daily lives of our consumers.” He further added, “Anchor contributes significantly to Panasonic overall turnover and we are hoping to drive increment in the market share from this segment in the coming years.”

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Panasonic to abandon smartphone business

The Japanese electronic brand, Panasonic, moves towards abandoning research in smartphones for consumer markets as it struggles to compete with dominant brands including Apple and Samsung.

The company announced that it will  suspend developing new smartphones for the business-to-consumer market in Japan, and instead will pour our business resources into smartphones for the business-to-business market that is expected to grow.

Infact there are other brands who are finding it difficult to survive in the market. The names include Sharp, NEC and even Sony to an extent.