The WEAR ETF
How Apple Watches Claimed First Place in the Wearables Market
Wearable device shipments grew 7.7% in 4Q17 According to IDC Research, the wearables market (WEAR) saw growth in 4Q17 and fiscal 2017, mostly due to the increasing popularity of smartwatches. Global wearable shipments reached 37.9 million units, marking a decent 7.7% increase from the same quarter last year. In 2017, total wearable device sales rose 10.3% […]
Here’s Fitbit’s Latest Foray into Smartwatches
The Charge 3 will be able to display pop-up notifications from apps like Facebook.
Apple Watch Is Expected to See Solid Growth This Year
The Apple (AAPL) Watch has clearly been the leader in the smartwatch space for a while now.
Fitbit’s Latest Venture into Smartwatches
Fitbit’s (FIT) second smartwatch, the Versa, launched in February last year and has been the key to the company’s mini-revival.
Apple Still Leads the Smartwatch Space, but Growth Is Slowing
Apple (AAPL) disrupted the wearable segment (WEAR) a few years back by launching its smartwatches, which almost instantly became more popular than regular fitness trackers.
The US Smartwatch Adoption Rate Continues to Increase
The wearables space has seen seeing lackluster growth for the last couple of years. However, one segment that’s been doing well is smartwatches.
Here’s Fitbit’s Latest Attempt to Differentiate
Fitbit (FIT) has been shifting its focus to making smartwatches in light of the competition with the market leader, Apple (AAPL).
Apple Continues to Rule the Smartwatch Market
Apple’s (AAPL) smartwatch shipments have picked up steam over the last few quarters.
Why Fitbit Acquired Twine Health
Fitbit’s stock price has fallen more than 8.0% in the last 12 months.
How Fitbit Managed to Get Back Some of Its Market Share in 3Q17
While the wearables segment (WEAR) seems to be at a standstill, the latest numbers from IDC (International Data Corporation) suggest that growth is back.
What the New Apple Watch Series 3 Brings to the Table
Apple (AAPL) announced a new Apple Watch on Tuesday, September 12.
Why Apple Could Continue to Dominate the Smartwatch Industry
Apple (AAPL), Samsung (SSNLF), Garmin (GRMN), and Fitbit (FIT) are all launching Smartwatches in the next couple of months, with the third version of Apple Watch likely to be unveiled next week.
Why Fitbit’s Foray into Smartwatches Could Be Critical
In a bid to revive market share, Fitbit unveiled its smartwatch, Ionic, on August 28, which could hit the stores in October.
Why the Wearables Market Bubble Hasn’t Burst Yet
While the wearables segment (WEAR) is struggling in the US, it’s seeing growth globally, led by Chinese maker Xiaomi, which recently dethroned Fitbit.
Can Samsung Overtake Garmin in the Wearables Market?
Samsung (SSNLF) showed significant growth in the wearables segment (WEAR) in 2016 with its shipments growing at the rate of 38.6%.
Can Apple Increase Its Share in the Wearables Segment?
Apple hit its all-time highest sales in the wearables market in 4Q16.
Will Fitbit Lose More Market Share?
In this series, we’ll highlight the major trends that are affecting the wearables industry.