Sony is suddenly in unfamiliar territory. And that's not a bad thing.
The consumer electronics company, which has long put a premium on quality over TV volumes, was the leader in LCD televisions shipped in North America during the fourth quarter. At an almost 13 percent unit share, it's a fairly dramatic leap for the company, which jumped from fourth place to first in the space of one quarter.
Sony entered the last year with caution, saying that flat-panel TV prices were dropping too fast, but ended on a decidedly different note.
Sony Electronics President Stan Glasgow seemed … Read more