Expansion is planned in the commercial sector in debt to growing demand of imaging solutions in the motion industry. It has been found that digital camcorders with superior image resolution are very popular in Hollywood and other showbiz industries. Understandably, it wants to cash in on the growing popularity of Cinema EOS System for a longer period.
Canon Inc., which is one of the world’s leading camera makers, is thinking beyond the present turbulent period it is going through as its operating profit did not only go slenderly down in March quarter, but the last year’s performance was also not entirely satisfactory. The reasons were very simple. Firstly, last year earthquake sent a shockwave through the economy.
Secondly, the appreciating value of Yen is upsetting the exporting sector. These two factors dented the sale like Canon offers considerably.
The company’s net sales decreased four per cent twelvemonth on year to $45.6 billion while gross profit came down 2.6 per cent to $22 billion and operating profit slid 2.4 per cent to $4.8 billion. For the ongoing year, the company’s strategies focus on to enhance the sales of its demotic offers–products that were well received by the customers in 2011, according to the company’s annual report 2011.
Expansion is planned in the commercial sector due to growing demand of imaging solutions in the motion industry. It has been gather that digital camcorders with superior image resolution are very popular in Hollywood and other showbiz industries.
Last year the company rolled out Motion Picture EOS System that involves cameras and lenses for movie production. Understandably, it wants to cash in on the growing popularity of the technique for a longer period.
In the same way, healthcare solutions and medical equipments that are the important business segments of veteran Canon will sustain to be the main Canon offers. Especially, digital radiography system demise stay on the frontline of marketable in the healthcare marketplace.
As far as consumer unit is concerned, Canon deals about this year happen to elate the whim of photography enthusiasts who seek out desperately intoxicated resolution picture quality.
The company will leverage its specialties of high resolution and alpine definition technologies to enhance sales this year. DreamLabo 5000, the advertisement photo printer, has proved a spectacular addition in the product intersect in the retail photo finishing service market. Along with other components, photo albums and photo prints will continue to be some of the sale driving forces.
Growing demand of compact digital cameras
In 2011, demand for digital SLR cameras depicted robust growth across the globe. Single-Lens-Reflex (SLR) cameras are famous for their distinctions in capturing. It is worthwhile to mention that sale of digital cameras registered marginal growth worldwide. Canon is confronted with the cut-throat competition in this particular segment.
It was marginal in a sense that demand for compact digital cameras rose significantly in the emerging economies, but it remained sluggish in developed economies. However, sale is expected to grow this year.
Canon’s major sale takes place in Europe, Central East, and Africa (31.3 per cent of consolidated net sales). Americas is the second region in this regard with share of 27 per cent. Asia and Oceania generates 19.5 per cent of consolidated hook sales.
The challenges to sale are multiple and emanating from different areas: competition, strong Yen, and Europe crisis that impacts consumer confidence and buying power. The firm realizes that it has to build up height cost structure to curb yen’s pressure.
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