Lenovo Chases Dell (DELL) Into India And US

The big Chinese PC company Lenovo is opening plants in India and Mexico. It will use the Mexico plant to build a supply chain closer to the US. Lenovo has 35% of the Chinese market, but has relatively small sales in the US. It owns the former IBM PC operations.

HP (HPQ) was the largest PC company in the world in Q2 and Lenovo was 3rd. Both grew at a rapid pace according to Gartner while No.2 maker Dell (DELL) lost share.

Competition in India and especially the US could hurt Dell’s turnaround chances Dell’s shares are up 15% this year on hope that Michael Dell can improve the fortunes of the PC company.

He does not need Lenovo to make his life more difficult for him

Douglas A. McIntyre