THE worldwide financial crisis has not affected sales of Sony, the company’s president for the Philippines said yesterday.
Sony Philippines president and managing director Toshiya Kagita told reporters in Cebu on Friday that sales of the company’s products were good. He also said the company had no plans of laying off workers amid widespread reports of industry job losses.
The company’s personal computer product line, VAIO, reported a sales increase that was higher than the general product market’s growth, he said.
Kagita was in Cebu on Friday to open Sony Expo 2008 at the Cebu Trade Hall in SM City Cebu. The Cebu leg of the Sony Expo 2008 is the start of a series of 21 exhibits that will run all over the country until Jan. 18, 2009.