Apple has decided to give 2 years of guarantee in Belgium after all, as its one-year guarantee was illegal, both in Belgian and European law. Consumer organisation TestAankoop managed to pressurize Apple enough to force it to give 2 years, even though TestAankoop wants more.
Apple Belgium gives 2-year guarantee after all
Supermarket firm Carrefour and electronics seller Fnac Darty are considering an alliance for their electronics acquisitions. The combination could lower purchase prices.
Saturn customers can use their own VR goggles to see products in two virtual environments. It is not yet possible to actually buy something in VR however.
MediaMarkt’s parent company, Ceconomy, has the key to consolidate the European electronics industry even more. The retailer will sell services and solutions: “We help people make the right decisions.”
Ceconomy, a former part of German Metro Group, achieved a 4.6 % fourth quarter turnover increase to 5.264 billion euro. Media Market’s parent company mainly made strides online.
Fnac Darty has raised its third quarter turnover by 6 % to 1.792 billion euro, with growth in the Benelux as well. The company also revealed the integration of both companies is ahead of schedule.
South Korean Samsung has managed a record profit in its past quarter thanks to strong chip sales. However, one of its three CEO’s still decided to resign.