In the second part of our history of Panasonic, we look at how the corporation was rebuilt, essentially from scratch, after World War II, and how Matsushita began exporting to new markets and experimenting with new products.
Panasonic was founded by a man ahead of his time: Konosuke Matsushita. We’ve put today a gallery of his first electrical products – some brilliant, some strange – with some words of wisdom from 85-year industry veteran.
Outgoing Panasonic Australia director Paul Reid has expressed his concerns about the sustainability of the local retail business landscape, saying that retailers and suppliers needed to maintain collaborative relationships to ensure longterm success.
ANZ Stadium located in Sydney’s Olympic park will unveil its brand new Panasonic High Definition LED video screens tomorrow in preparation for Saturday’s South Sydney vs St George Illawarra 2009 Charity Shield NRL match.
Panasonic has recently announced that 15,000 jobs will be cut from its worldwide workforce and 27 plants will close in the next year, but Panasonic Australia are very confident that this news will barely affect them locally in Australia.