Will Nikon be out of business in 5 years?

Started Oct 28, 2013 | Discussions thread
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adhall Regular Member • Posts: 375
Re: Will Nikon be out of business in 5 years?
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Jeff_Donald wrote:

Just something to think about when a company is so "invested" in just one business and not diversified.

Christopher Chute from market intelligence firm IDC predicts Nikon may be out of business in 5 years if the trend continues.

“You’re talking about a 10-15% decline in DSLR shipments all over the world. Which is kind of shocking because that market’s been growing double digits for almost ten years. Nikon recently said they have a five year plan to address this. And my view is, that five year plan should have come out five years ago. They’re not going to be around in five years.”

Let's hope for the industries sake that this is not the case.

With financial troubles in so many parts of the world, many people have not felt the need to upgrade their camera...

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