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Olympus UK executive: “Don’t panic… business is pretty strong”

I want to put a few quotes here from Olympus UK Marketing Brand Manager Mark Thackara because I am sure it will be fun to come back in a few months and compare notes:

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Will there be more Olympus cameras after 2020?

A reader sent me a link to an article from the Spanish newspaper la Vanguardia discussing the future of Olympus. Here is a quote:

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Olympus exit/sell camera business: the day after

While Olympus is pretending that what happened is not a big deal at all with statements like this: “We believe this is the right step to preserve the legacy of the brand, the value of the technologies and the outstanding products. Olympus sees this transfer as an opportunity to enable its Imaging business to continue […]

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I told you so: Olympus to exit/sell camera business

I took a lot of heat from fanboys when I reported last year that Olympus will exit the camera business (feel free to read some of the comments to this post). After years of bad financial results and bad publicity, today Olympus announced that they will sell their camera business by the end of the year. […]

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Olympus exits camera business in Korea

Several news outlets report that Olympus is exiting the camera business in Korea:

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IR interview: Olympus has no plans to sell their photo business

Imaging Resources interviewed the Senior Manager of Global Marketing Strategy for Olympus Imaging Division Masanori Sako – here is the recap from 43addict:

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Micro Four Thirds has the biggest market share by lens mount in Japan for 2019 with 19.8%

Olympus and Panasonic jointly announced that the Micro Four Thirds system took the #1 market share by lens mount in Japan with 19.8% (based on the number of digital interchangeable lens cameras sold in Japan by lens mount): Micro Four Thirds further expands the possibilities of enjoyment and utilization of video by developing the lineup […]

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Olympus Q3 financial results are out: Imaging Division revenue down by another 9%, 2020 forecast has been revised downward

Olympus released their Q3 financial results. Imaging Division revenue is down by another 9% and the 2020 forecast has been furhter revised downward (see previous Olympus financial results):

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