Strategy Analytics Blogs

  • Are Smartphone Sales in Europe Ready for Rebound?

    by Neil Mawston | Mar 30, 2020
    SA was one of the world's first mobile research houses to spot the looming disaster of Covid-19, way back in January. We are watching this very closely. Today... ...
  • Instacart: The Gig is Up

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 30, 2020
    The New York Times, and other media outlets, tell us this morning that "as many as 200,000 Instacart shoppers could walk off the job" today in a strike protes... ...
  • Tesla's 2019 Turning Point

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 28, 2020
    2019 will be remembered as the year the automotive industry decided to right-size its autonomous vehicle ambitions. Multiple auto makers tempered their v... ...
  • Vodafone Germany data allowance lag

    by Phill Maling | Mar 27, 2020
    Vodafone Germany appears to lag behind Telekom & O2 with its current online sales strategy for new client smartphone bundled plans. Vodafone’s online ... ...
  • Safe Transportation in the Time of COVID-19

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 26, 2020
    A crisis on the pandemic scale of COVID-19 needs a solution of an equally epic scope. The thousands of workers that still actually must show up for work in an e... ...
  • India Stops Making Smartphones

    by Neil Mawston | Mar 25, 2020
    India has temporarily stopped manufacturing smartphones and featurephones, due to a Covid-19 lockdown. India is the world’s second largest country for mak... ...
  • Shut Uber Down Now

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 25, 2020
    By now it is pretty clear that everywhere outside of China and South Korea human beings are doing a lousy job of "social distancing," locking down, and shelteri... ...
  • The Virus of Autonomy

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 24, 2020
    Car companies, start-ups, and investors across the globe have embraced and spread the virus of autonomous vehicle technology.  The infection got its start ... ...
  • Will Hantavirus Threaten the Smartphone Market?

    by Neil Mawston | Mar 24, 2020
    While the world deals with Covid-19 coronavirus, some parts of China today are quietly starting to worry about an emerging case of hantavirus. A man in Yunnan ... ...
  • Coronavirus Disruption to Automotive

    by Kevin Mak | Mar 23, 2020
    Originally published on March 5th, 2020 The coronavirus or COVID-19 is causing a number of issues that will adversely affect the automotive sector: Loss o... ...
  • Chris Webber: Loyalty and Teamwork Matter

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 23, 2020
    It was 31 years ago that Chris Webber, vice president of the Global Automotive Practice (GAP) at Strategy Analytics, began his automotive research and consultin... ...
  • Assessment of COVID-19 Impact on the Intelligent Home Market

    by William Ablondi | Mar 20, 2020
    It became official on Wednesday March 11: COVID-19 was declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization. The outbreak of the coronavirus has spread from Asi... ...
  • Uber's $10B Wrecking Ball

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 20, 2020
    As the world wrestles with the consequences of a novel coronavirus, COVID-19, running wild laying waste to health care systems, communities, and economies, it i... ...
  • The Gift of COVID-19

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 20, 2020
    The arrival of COVID-19 is the cure for all that has ailed the world for the past few years. Hundreds of thousands have been infected. Thousands hav... ...
  • The End of Mobility as We Know It

    by Roger Lanctot | Mar 19, 2020
    The hideous reality of the coronavirus has exposed the hideous realities of the mobility industry with sobering implications for all. At its core, mobility... ...
  • 50% Tax Raise to Derail Indian Smartphone Market in 2020

    by Rajeev Nair | Mar 17, 2020
    The Indian government’s decision to raise Goods and Services Tax rates on smartphones from 12% to 18% has the potential to bring the Indian Smartphone gro... ...
  • Iliad Italy: Pricing after the disruption. What happens once the dust settles?

    by Bernadette Finn | Mar 12, 2020
    When Iliad hit the Italian market in 2018, it shook up the mobile market with low cost pricing accompanied by large allowances, aimed at market share grab. But ... ...
  • Oppo & Realme Had the Best-Selling Smartphones in Indonesia in Q4’19

    by Juha Winter | Mar 11, 2020
    During the latter half of 2019, the Chinese vendor Oppo’s Realme brand has established itself as a major contender in the Indonesian smartphone market. Th... ...
  • AR Contact Lenses: indistinguishable from magic?

    by David MacQueen | Mar 09, 2020
    Welcome to the world of tomorrow! It's 2020 and so far I haven't got my flying cars, but Mojo Vision's augmented reality contact lenses nearly make up for that.... ...

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