Samsung Follows Apple With Declining Sales, Lackluster Demand

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Samsung is the latest tech giant to warn that its business is suffering.

The South Korean company said Tuesday that its fourth-quarter operating profit is set to plunge nearly 30% from a year earlier, well below analysts’ forecasts. It blamed the sharp drop on “lackluster demand” for its memory chips and “intensifying competition” in the smartphone industry.

Samsung’s guidance comes after Apple (AAPL) set off alarm bells last week by warning that it will sell fewer iPhones than previously expected, mainly because of disappointing demand in China amid an ongoing trade war with the United States.

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{Matzav.com}

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  1. Bring the prices down and sales will soar! You priced yourselves out of the market! The story should be entitled “Samsung’s Profits Plummet as the Average Consumer will Settle on Last Year’s Models”

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