26, according to Nihon Keizai Shimbun reported, Yamada Denki will begin in December entered the medical equipment sales associated with the market and proposed scale of 3 years with annual sales of 100 million yen of new business development plan.
Reported,digital thermometer mainly for individual paid health care market, Yamada Denki has developed its own low-cost electronic medical records system, in the company's 581 wholly owned stores in about 200 stores with legal place of business, sales of X ray and ECG automatic analysis and other medical equipment.
Reported that Yamada Denki appliance store and created a precedent for medical equipment sales, but there is context to follow. Last July the Japanese Pharmacopoeia method debacle, Yamada Denki,clinical thermometer the island chain of electrical appliances and other household appliances giant will enter the retail market of non-prescription drugs, and medical equipment segment is the most closely related markets.
Report further stated that, in addition to non-prescription drugs, medical devices, the two electric cars,ear thermometer electric vehicles, household solar power generation equipment, LED lighting and other new products, major home appliance chain in Japan is also a giant race of the object. Especially for the recent Japanese giant's fifth-largest home appliance chain started selling the first Mitsubishi BIC Camera i-MiEV electric vehicle, Yamada Denki will respond, digital blood pressure monitor said: "Although not yet a clear decision, but is very concerned about."
Analysts believe that the reason why the Japanese giant home appliance chain "abandon the industry," pursue the emerging market, on the one hand and in December began the environmental point of roughly half the subsidy system, is due in March next year suspension, terrestrial digital TV household penetration reached 90%, next year in July is facing the switch end of the world wide market, such as the timeliness of the policy, forcing the major giants of the market in the second half of next year, in advance of the arrival of recession on layout; the other hand, the Japanese home appliance chain industry mature operating level, especially in the product portfolio to adjust the level of growth of the stock market and the category of incremental line combinations, the regulation of growth in terms of market structure, competition factors, the major giant already has a rich operating experience.
The source concluded: "I think the 'forest for the trees' was in fact unfair, from a positive point of view, Japan's major home appliance chain giants chasing emerging market phenomenon, the experience is more like a market-based precipitation, self-improvement consciously adjusted 'coupon by the end of' move. "(compiled: Duanmu clear statement)