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OLED uptake tips LG to record sales while Samsung arrests slide

South Korea’s two electronics giants Samsung and LG are often compared but the headline results can mask the real underlying story. There is something of this in the latest preliminary Q3 2019 results with LG posting record sales while Samsung registers a 56% fall in profits. Yet in the parallel universe where results are judged by expectations rather than actual attainment, Samsung emerged the happier because its profits beat analyst predictions by around 6% and sales were also above that line, among wider indications that the overall tech supply chain which it relies on so much for revenues is recovering from disruptions faster than had been expected. The bigger picture is complex because both companies have fingers in so many…

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